Historical Events In January - 11
Sunday, 01 October 2023
1923 On this day in history constantine I, king of Greece (1913-17, 20-22), dies at 54
1924 On this day in history sS Helgoland, she had sought shelter off the Ards coast but dragged her anchors and stranded at Tara Point, Ulster. The crew climbed the rigging to seek safety but had to remain there all night until they were rescued. During World War One she had been a 'Q' ship, with disguised gunnery for use against enemy submarines.
1925 On January - 11 franc B Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Secretary of State
1925 On this day in history franc B Kellogg replaces Charles Hughes on as US Sect of State
1927 On January - 11 royale Theater (Golden, CBS Radio Playhouse) opens at 242 W 45th NYC
1928 Thomas Hardy, novelist (Maddening Crowd), dies near Dorchester at 87 on this day in history.
1929 Julio Antonio Mella, Cuban revolutionary, murdered at about 28 on this day in history.
1931 On January - 11 oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76
1934 On this day in history jean Chretien Canadian P.M. and lawyer, politician, born at Shawinigan, Quebec
1935 On January - 11 amelia Earhart becomes the first person to make a solo airplane flight from Hawaii to California.
1935 Amelia Earhart flies from Honolulu to Oakland Ca (non-stop, of course) on this day in history.
1936 Charles Anderson enters Kentucky House of Representatives on this day in history.
1938 On January - 11 frances Moulton elected first woman president of a US national bank
1938 On January - 11 bradman scores a second innings 113 v Qld after a ton in the 1st
1940 On this day in history sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo &Juliet premieres in Leningrad
1940 Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo & Juliet premieres in Leningrad on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history princess Irene Brigade established in Congleton
1942 On this day in history -23ºF (-31ºC), Kingston RI (state record)
1942 On January - 11 japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya
1942 -23°F (-31°C), Kingston, Rhode Island (state record) on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history uS &Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China
1943 US & Britain relinquish extraterritorial rights in China on this day in history.
1943 On January - 11 carlo Tresca, NY's Italian newspaper editor/anti-fascist, murdered
1944 On this day in history aircraft from USS Block Island make first aircraft rocket attack on German submarine
1944 Crakow-Plaszow Concentration Camp established on January - 11.
1944 On this day in history galeazzo count of Cortellazzo Ciano, Italian politician, dies
1946 Enver Hoxha declares People's Republic of Albania with himself dictator on January - 11.
1946 Bert Bell becomes 2nd NFL commissioner, moves Chicago HQ to Phila on January - 11.
1949 On January - 11 snowfall first recorded in Los Angeles
1949 On this day in history snowfall 1st recorded in Los Angeles
1950 Karin Michaelis, writer, dies at 77 on January - 11.
1952 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Marianne Moore
1952 On January - 11 jean JM de Lattre de Tassigny, gen (N-Africa/Indo-China), dies at 61
1953 On January - 11 j Edgar Hoover declines 6 figure offer to become president of International Boxing Club