According to Gregory calendar, January 11 is the day number 11 in a given year. January 11 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

Important Historical Events of 11 January in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1055Theodora, the daughter of Constantine VIII and Helena, daughter of Alypius, became Byzantine Empress.
1320Emperor Komayo of Japan was born.
1693An intensity XI earthquake, the most powerful in Italian history, struck the island of Sicily.
1709Kole Seeber's play "Rival Fools" premiered in London.
1775Francis Salvador became the first Julie elected to office in the US.
1779Ching-thang Khomba was crowned King of Manipur.
1779Ching Thang Khomba became the king of Manipur.
1787German-born British composer and astronomer William Herscheldiscovered two Uranian moons, later named, by his son, after charactersfrom the Shakespeare play A Midsummer Night's Dream, Oberon and Titania.
1787German-born British astronomer William Herschel discovered two Uranian moons, later named by his son Oberon and Titania.
1787William Herschel traces the two moons of Titania and Obernone, Uranus.
1805Michigan was created capital in the United States.
1830LaGrange College now University of North Alabama) commenced operations, becoming the first publicly chartered college in Alabama.
1842Famous American thinker and philosopher William James was born in New York.
1849Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the US to pursue a medical degree.
1861American Civil War: Alabama seceded from the United Nations.
1864Charing Cross Station opened in London.
1865In the Battle of Beverly, West Virginia, the Confederate army attacked the Union post.
1866In England, 220 people died after being hit by the storm 'Steamer London'.
1867Benito Juarez was then made Mexican President.
1879The Anglo and Zulu War began.
1879British forces under Lord Chelmsford invaded Zululand without authorisation from the British Government, beginning the Anglo-Zulu War.
1889French chemist Michal Eugène Chevrolet died. He invented a type of candle called a lime candle.
1892Hawaii Historical Society was established.
1922Diabetes patients were given the first insulin.
1923Troops from France and Belgium invaded the Ruhr Area to force the German Weimar Republic to pay its reparations in the aftermath of World War I.
1946Enver Hoxha, First Secretary of the Party of Labour of Albania, declared the People's Republic of Albania with himself as head of state.
1949Los Angeles recorded the highest number of snowfall.
1954Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi, who raised a voice against child labor, was born.
1962In the northwestern part of Peru, icy storms and rock slides caused 2,000 deaths.
1964In a landmark report, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued the warning that smoking may be hazardous for one's health, concluding that it has a causative role in lung cancer, chronic bronchitis,emphysema, and other illnesses.
1966The then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, who raised the slogan of Jai Jawan Jai Kisan, died in Tashkent.
1972East Pakistan became an independent country as Bangladesh.
1986The Gateway Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, at the time the longest prestressed concrete free-cantilever bridge in the world, opened.
1992Singer Paul Simon was the first major artist to tour South Africa after the end of the cultural boycott.
1998Tim Allen wins the 24th Annual People's Choice Awards in Seinfeld.
1998After 76 performances, ‘Proposals' closes at Broadhurst Theater in New York City.
2007In 2007, January 11.Vietnam became the 150th member of the world trade organization.
2008Sir Edmund Hillary, the first mountaineer and philanthropist of Mount Everest, died.
2009Slumdog Millionaire received the Best Film Award at the 66th Golden Globe Awards.
2010In 2007, January 11.Vietnam became the 150th member of the world trade organization. The discovery of new tombs near the great pyramids proves that the Egypt's pyramids were built by free worker, not slaves.
2012Israel is preparing for a increase of Syrian refugees into Golan heights according to Israel's Military chief.
2012A journalist was killed with eight other Motors in Horns, Syrian.
2013The parliament has passed an impeachment motion against chief justice Shriram Bandaranaike in Sri Lanka.
2013Artist Paul Emsley unveils the first official portrait of Catherine Duchess of Cambridge.
2013French special forces failed in an attempted rescue of a DGSE agent who had been taken hostage in July 2009 by Al-Shabaab in BioMarker, Somalia.
2014U.S NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and John Holdren, White House Science Advisor, announce that president Obama's administration approved extending the use of the International Space Station through 2024.
2014The Israelis former prince minister, dies at the age of 85 after eight years in comma following a stroke in 2006.
2015Kolinda Gruber Kitarovic was elected as the first female Prime Minister of Croatia.

Important Historical Events of 11 January in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1973Former India captain Rahul Dravid was born. He has 13,288 runs in 164 Tests and 10,889 runs in 344 ODIs.

Important Days of 11 January National & International Days 🏁

Lal Bahadur Shastri Memorial DayNational Day
National Human Trafficking Awareness DayNational Day
Road Safety Week (11 to 17 Jan)National Day

Famous People's Birthdays on 11 January 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1927Luis Proto Barbosa / Politician / India
1944Shibu Soren / Politician / India
1946Anju Mahendru / Actress / India
1954Kailash Satyarthi / Engineer / India
1958Babulal Marandi / Politician / India
1969Anu Agarwal / Actress / India
1973Rahul Dravid / Cricketer / India
1977Tara Sharma / Actress / India
1993Mashaal Durrani / Actor / India

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