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Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire. (11. January 1055)

Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia. (11. January 1158)

First recorded lottery in England. (11. January 1569)

Austrian nobility is granted freedom of religion. (11. January 1571)

A powerful earthquake destroys parts of Sicily and Malta. (11. January 1693)

In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the first American life insurance company is incorporated. (11. January 1759)

Ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur. (11. January 1779)

American Revolutionary War: French troops begin a siege of a British garrison on Brimstone Hill in Saint Kitts. (11. January 1782)

William Herschel discovers Titania and Oberon, two moons of Uranus. (11. January 1787)

The Michigan Territory is created. (11. January 1805)

Alabama secedes from the United States. (11. January 1861)

American Civil War: Battle of Arkansas Post – General John McClernand and Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union. (11. January 1863)

American Civil War: CSS Alabama encounters and sinks the USS Hatteras off Galveston Lighthouse in Texas. (11. January 1863)

The Anglo-Zulu War begins. (11. January 1879)

Grand Canyon National Monument is created. (11. January 1908)

Immigrant textile works in Lawrence, Massachusetts, go on strike when wages are reduced in response to a mandated shortening of the work week. (11. January 1912)

The Kingsland munitions factory explosion occurs as a result of sabotage. (11. January 1917)

Romania reincorporates Transylvania. (11. January 1919)

First use of insulin to treat diabetes in a human patient. (11. January 1922)

Occupation of the Ruhr: Troops from France and Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to force Germany to make its World War I reparation payments. (11. January 1923)

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