WHAT HAPPENED ON 11. JANUARY
Want to find out what all happened on 11. January

Louis B. Mayer, head of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), announces the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, at a banquet in Los Angeles, California. (11. January 1927)

Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California. (11. January 1935)

World War II: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur. (11. January 1942)

World War II: The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China. (11. January 1943)

Italian-American anarchist Carlo Tresca is assassinated in New York. (11. January 1943)

Greek Civil War: Last day of the Dekemvriana clashes in Athens, Greece. (11. January 1945)

Enver Hoxha, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Albania, declares the People's Republic of Albania with himself as head of state. (11. January 1946)

The first "networked" television broadcasts take place as KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania goes on the air connecting the east coast and mid-west programming. (11. January 1949)

A record-setting snowstorm hits Los Angeles, California. (11. January 1949)

The African Convention is founded in Dakar, Senegal. (11. January 1957)

Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America's most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder. (11. January 1960)

Cold War: While tied to its pier in Polyarny, the Soviet submarine B-37 is destroyed when fire breaks out in its torpedo compartment. (11. January 1962)

An avalanche on Huascarán in Peru causes 4,000 deaths. (11. January 1962)

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Luther Terry, M.D., publishes the landmark report Smoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the United States saying that smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking national and worldwide anti-smoking efforts. (11. January 1964)

East Pakistan renames itself Bangladesh. (11. January 1972)

Major League Baseball owners vote in approval of the American League adopting the designated hitter position. (11. January 1973)

The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened. (11. January 1986)

The Irish Government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and its political arm Sinn Féin. (11. January 1994)

Space Shuttle program: STS-72 launches from the Kennedy Space Center marking the start of the 74th Space Shuttle mission and the 10th flight of Endeavour. (11. January 1996)

Over 100 people are killed in the Sidi-Hamed massacre in Algeria. (11. January 1998)

   
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WHAT HAPPENED ON 11. JANUARY
Want to find out what all happened on 11. January

Louis B. Mayer, head of film studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), announces the creation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, at a banquet in Los Angeles, California. (11. January 1927)

Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California. (11. January 1935)

World War II: The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur. (11. January 1942)

World War II: The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China. (11. January 1943)

Italian-American anarchist Carlo Tresca is assassinated in New York. (11. January 1943)

Greek Civil War: Last day of the Dekemvriana clashes in Athens, Greece. (11. January 1945)

Enver Hoxha, Secretary General of the Communist Party of Albania, declares the People's Republic of Albania with himself as head of state. (11. January 1946)

The first "networked" television broadcasts take place as KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania goes on the air connecting the east coast and mid-west programming. (11. January 1949)

A record-setting snowstorm hits Los Angeles, California. (11. January 1949)

The African Convention is founded in Dakar, Senegal. (11. January 1957)

Henry Lee Lucas, once listed as America's most prolific serial killer, commits his first known murder. (11. January 1960)

Cold War: While tied to its pier in Polyarny, the Soviet submarine B-37 is destroyed when fire breaks out in its torpedo compartment. (11. January 1962)

An avalanche on Huascarán in Peru causes 4,000 deaths. (11. January 1962)

Surgeon General of the United States Dr. Luther Terry, M.D., publishes the landmark report Smoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the United States saying that smoking may be hazardous to health, sparking national and worldwide anti-smoking efforts. (11. January 1964)

East Pakistan renames itself Bangladesh. (11. January 1972)

Major League Baseball owners vote in approval of the American League adopting the designated hitter position. (11. January 1973)

The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened. (11. January 1986)

The Irish Government announces the end of a 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and its political arm Sinn Féin. (11. January 1994)

Space Shuttle program: STS-72 launches from the Kennedy Space Center marking the start of the 74th Space Shuttle mission and the 10th flight of Endeavour. (11. January 1996)

Over 100 people are killed in the Sidi-Hamed massacre in Algeria. (11. January 1998)

   
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