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January 11 - Deaths

Calendar Date January 11th:
January 11 - Deaths:
314 – St. Miltiades
705 – Pope John VI
802 – St. Paulinus II of Aquileia
812 – Staurakios - Byzantine Emperor
844 – Michael I Rhangabes - Byzantine Emperor
1055 – Constantine IX Monomachos - Byzantine Emperor (b. 1000)
1083 – Otto of Nordheim - Duke of Bavaria (b. c. 1020)
1494 – Domenico Ghirlandaio - Italian artist (b. 1449)
1495 – Pedro González de Mendoza - Spanish cardinal & statesman (b. 1428)
1547 – Pietro Bembo - Italian author, literary theorist, & Catholic cardinal (b. 1470)
1641 – Juan Martínez de Jáuregui y Aguilar - Spanish poet (b. 1583)
1696 – Charles Albanel - French missionary explorer in Canada (b. 1616)
1703 – Johann Georg Graevius - German classical scholar & critic (b. 1632)
1713 – Pierre Jurieu - French Protestant leader (b. 1637)
1735 – Danilo I - Vladika of Montenegro (b. c.1670)
1753 – Sir Hans Sloane - Ulster-Scot physician & collector (b. 1660)
1762 – Louis-François Roubiliac - French sculptor (b. 1695)
1763 – Caspar Abel - German theologian, historian, & poet (b. 1676)
1771 – Jean-Baptiste de Boyer - Marquis d'Argens, French writer (b. 1704)
1791 – William Williams Pantycelyn - Welsh hymnist (b. 1717)
1801 – Domenico Cimarosa - Italian composer (b. 1749)
1836 – John Molson - Canadian brewer (b. 1763)
1843 – Francis Scott Key - American lawyer & writer of the American national anthem (b. 1779)
1867 – Sir Stuart Donaldson - first Premier of the Colony of New South Wales (b. 1812)
1882 – Theodor Schwann - German physiologist (b. 1810)
1891 – Baron Georges Haussmann - French civic planner whose name is associated with the rebuilding of Paris (b. 1809)
1901 – Vasily Kalinnikov - Russian composer (b. 1866)
1902 – Johnny Briggs - English cricketer (b. 1862)
1905 – Yehudah Aryeh Leib Alter - Hasidic rabbi (b. 1847)
1914 – Carl Jacobsen - Danish brewer & patron of the arts after whom the Carlsberg brewery is named (b. 1842)
1923 – King Constantine I of Greece (b. 1868)
1928 – Thomas Hardy - English writer (b. 1840)
1931 – James Milton Carroll - American Baptist pastor, leader, historian, & author (b. 1852)
1941 – Emanuel Lasker - German chess player (b. 1868)
1944 – Count Galeazzo Ciano - Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs & Benito Mussolini's son-in-law (b. 1903)
1947 – Eva Tanguay - Canadian-born singer & entertainer (b. 1879)
1952 – Jean de Lattre de Tassigny - French general, posthumous Marshal of France (b. 1889)
1952 – Aureliano Pertile - Italian tenor (b. 1885)
1954 – Oscar Straus - Austrian composer (b. 1870)
1957 – Sir Robert Garran - Australian lawyer & early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867)
1958 – Alec Rowley - English composer (b. 1892)
1958 – Edna Purviance - American actress (b. 1895)
1961 – Elena Gerhardt - German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)
1965 – Wally Pipp - American Major League Baseball player (b. 1893)
1966 – Hannes Kolehmainen - Finnish runner (b. 1889)
1966 – Alberto Giacometti - Swiss sculptor (b. 1901)
1966 – Lal Bahadur Shastri - third Prime Minister of independent India (b. 1904)
1968 – Moshe Zvi Segal - Israeli linguist & Talmudic scholar, & Israel Prize recipient (b. 1876)
1969 – Richmal Crompton - British author (b. 1890)
1972 – Padraic Colum - Irish poet, novelist, dramatist, biographer & collector of folklore (b. 1881)
1975 – Max Lorenz - German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (b. 1901)
1978 – Ibn-e-Insha - Pakistani humorist & Urdu poet (b. 1927)
1979 – Jack Soo - American actor (b. 1917)
1980 – Barbara Pym - English novelist (b. 1913)
1981 – Beulah Bondi - American actress (b. 1888)
1983 – Shri Ghanshyam Das Birla - Indian industrialist & educator (b. 1894)
1985 – Sir William McKell - Premier of New South Wales, Governor-General of Australia (b. 1891)
1986 – Sid Chaplin - UK novelist (b. 1916)
1987 – Albert Ferber - Swiss-English pianist (b. 1911)
1988 – Gregory "Pappy" Boyington - American World War II Marine aviator (b. 1912)
1988 – Florence Knapp - American, one-time oldest person in the world (b. 1873)
1988 – Isidor Isaac Rabi - American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1898)
1991 – Carl David Anderson - American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1905)
1994 – Helmut Poppendick - Nazi physician (b. 1902)
1995 – Josef Gingold - Russian-American violinist (b. 1909)
1995 – Lewis Nixon - U.S. Army officer (b. 1918)
1998 – Klaus Tennstedt - German conductor (b. 1926)
1999 – Fabrizio de André - Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1940)
1999 – Naomi Mitchison - Scottish novelist & poet (b. 1897)
1999 – Brian Moore - Irish-born writer (b. 1921)
2000 – Betty Archdale - Anglo-Australian educationalist & cricketer (b. 1907)
2000 – Ivan Combe - American inventor (b. 1911)
2000 – Bob Lemon - American baseball player (b. 1920)
2001 – Sir Denys Lasdun - English architect (b. 1914)
2001 – Michael Williams - English actor (b. 1935)
2002 – Henri Verneuil - French playwright & film director (b. 1920)
2002 – Struan Sutherland - Australian medical researcher (b. 1936)
2003 – Richard Simmons - American actor (b. 1913)
2003 – Maurice Pialat - French actor & director (b. 1925)
2003 – Mickey Finn - English drummer (T.Rex) (b. 1947)
2005 – Miriam Hyde - Australian composer (b. 1913)
2005 – Spencer Dryden - American drummer (Jefferson Airplane) (b. 1938)
2005 – James Griffin - American musician (Bread) (b. 1943)
2005 – Fabrizio Meoni - Italian motorcyclist (b. 1957)
2006 – Markus Löffel (Mark Spoon) - German DJ (b. 1966)
2006 – Nixzmary Brown - American child abuse victim (b. 1998)
2007 – Puchi Balseiro - Puerto Rican singer & songwriter (b. 1926)
2007 – Robert Anton Wilson - American author (b. 1932)
2007 – Solveig Dommartin - French-German actress (b. 1961)
2008 – Carl Karcher - founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (b. 1917)
2008 – Sir Edmund Hillary - New Zealand mountaineer, the 1st person to climb Mount Everest in 1953 (b. 1919)
2009 – David Vine - British sports broadcaster (b. 1936)


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January 11 - Births

Calendar Date January 11th:
January 11th - Births:
347 – Emperor Theodosius I "The Great" of Rome (d. 395)
889 – Abd-ar-Rahman III - Emir & Caliph of Cordoba (d. 961)
1322 – Emperor Komyo of Japan (d. 1380)
1359 – Emperor Go-En'yu of Japan (d. 1393)
1395 – Michelle of Valois - Duchess of Burgundy (d. 1422)
1503 – Parmigianino - Italian artist (d. 1540)
1591 – Robert Devereux - 3rd Earl of Essex, English Civil War general (d. 1646)
1630 – John Rogers - American President of Harvard in the US (d. 1684)
1671 – François-Marie - 1st duc de Broglie, French military leader (d. 1745)
1755 – Alexander Hamilton - 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (d. 1804)
1757 – Samuel Bentham - English mechanical engineer (d. 1831)
1786 – Joseph Jackson Lister - English opticist & physicist (d. 1869)
1788 – William Thomas Brande - English chemist (d. 1866)
1800 – Ányos Jedlik - Hungarian physicist (d. 1895)
1807 – Ezra Cornell - American businessman & university founder (d. 1874)
1814 – James Paget - British surgeon & pathologist (d. 1899)
1815 – John A. Macdonald - 1st Prime Minister of Canada (d. 1891)
1825 – Bayard Taylor - U.S. poet & writer (d. 1878)
1839 – Eugenio Maria de Hostos - Puerto Rican educator, philosopher & nationalist (d. 1903)
1842 – William James - American psychologist & philosopher (d. 1910)
1843 – Charles Yelverton O'Connor - Irish-Australian engineer (d. 1902)
1845 – Albert Victor Bäcklund - Swedish physicist (d. 1912)
1850 – Joseph Charles Arthur - American botanist (d. 1942)
1852 – Konstantin Fehrenbach - Chancellor of Germany (d. 1926)
1853 – Georgios Jakobides - Greek painter (d. 1926)
1856 – Christian Sinding - Norwegian composer (d. 1932)
1857 – Fred Archer - English jockey (d. 1886)
1858 – Harry Gordon Selfridge - American retailer (d. 1947)
1859 – Lord George Nathaniel Curzon - British statesman, Viceroy of India (d. 1925)
1864 – Thomas Dixon - American playwright, lecturer, North Carolina state legislator, lawyer, & author (d. 1946)
1867 – Edward B. Titchener - British psychologist. (d. 1927)
1868 – Cai Yuanpei - Chinese educator (d. 1940)
1870 – Alexander Stirling Calder - American sculptor (d. 1945)
1872 – George Washington Pierce - American physicist (d. 1956)
1873 – John Callan O'Laughlin - American political & military figure & journalist (d. 1949)
1875 – Reinhold Glière - Russian composer (d. 1956)
1876 – Elmer Flick - American baseball player (d. 1971)
1878 – Theodoros Pangalos - Greek general who briefly ruled the country (d. 1952)
1885 – Jack Hoxie - American actor, rodeo performer (d. 1965)
1885 – Alice Paul - American women's rights activist (d. 1977)
1887 – Aldo Leopold - American ecologist (d. 1948)
1888 – Chester Conklin - American comedian & actor (d. 1971)
1888 – Joseph B. Keenan - American political figure (d. 1954)
1889 – Calvin Bridges - American geneticist (d. 1938)
1890 – Oswald de Andrade - Brazilian author (d. 1954)
1890 – Max Carey - American baseball player (d. 1976)
1895 – Laurens Hammond - American inventor (d. 1973)
1897 – August Heissmeyer - German SS officer (d. 1979)
1899 – Eva Le Gallienne - English-American actress (d. 1991)
1901 – Kwon Ki-ok - Korean pilot (d. 1988)
1902 – Maurice Duruflé - French composer (d. 1986)
1903 – Alan Paton - South African writer (d. 1988)
1905 – Clyde Kluckhohn - American anthropologist (d. 1960)
1905 – Manfred B Lee - American author (d. 1971)
1906 – Albert Hofmann - Swiss chemist (d. 2008)
1907 – Pierre Mendès-France - French politician (d. 1982)
1908 – Lionel Stander - American actor (d. 1994)
1910 – Sir Shane Paltridge - Australian politician (d. 1966)
1910 – Nikos Kavvadias - Greek poet & writer (d. 1975)
1910 – Izler Solomon - American conductor (d. 1987)
1911 – Nora Heysen - Australian artist (d. 2003)
1911 – Zenko Suzuki - Prime Minister of Japan (d. 2004)
1915 – Robert Blair Mayne - British soldier, co-founder Special Air Service (d. 1955)
1916 – Bernard Blier - French actor (d. 1989)
1917 – John Robarts - Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario (d. 1982)
1921 – Gory Guerrero - professional wrestler (d. 1990)
1921 – Juanita M. Kreps - former U.S. Secretary of Commerce
1922 – Ernle Bradford - English historian & writer (d. 1986)
1923 – Carroll Shelby - American race car driver, automobile designer & businessman
1923 – Jerome Bixby - American writer (d. 1998)
1923 – Ernst Nolte - German historian
1924 – Slim Harpo - American musician (d. 1970)
1924 – Sam B. Hall - American politician (d. 1994)
1924 – Don Cherry - American singer & golfer
1924 – Roger Guillemin - French neuroendocrinologist, Nobel laureate
1925 – Grant Tinker - American television executive
1926 – Lev Demin - Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1998)
1928 – David L. Wolper - American television producer
1930 – Ron Mulock - Australian politician
1930 – Mitchell Ryan - American actor
1930 – Rod Taylor - Australian-born American actor
1931 – Betty Churcher - Australian museum director & curator
1932 – Alfonso Arau - Mexican film director
1934 – Jean Chrétien - 20th Prime Minister of Canada
1934 – Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare - British computer scientist
1935 – Ghita Nørby - Danish actress
1935 – Melvyn Hayes - British actor
1938 – Fischer Black - American economist (d. 1995)
1938 – Arthur Scargill - British politician
1939 – Anne Heggtveit - Canadian alpine skier
1941 – Gérson - Brazilian footballer
1942 – Clarence Clemons - American musician (E Street Band)
1943 – Jim Hightower - American radio host, author, & activist
1944 – Mohammed Abed Elhai - Sudanese writer & academic (d. 1989)
1944 – Shibu Soren - Indian politician
1945 – Christine Kaufmann - German-Austrian actress
1945 – Samdech Preah Sanghareach Bour Kry - Supreme Patriarch of the Cambodian Dhammayutt Order
1946 – Naomi Judd - American singer
1946 – Tony Kaye - British piano & organ player (Yes)
1946 – John Piper - American theologian
1949 – Daryl Braithwaite - Australian rock singer
1949 – Chris Ford - American basketball player & coach
1951 – Willie Maddren - English former footballer (d. 2000)
1952 – Bille Brown - Australian actor & playwright
1952 – Ben Crenshaw - American golfer
1952 – Michael Forshaw - Australian politician
1952 – Lee Ritenour - American musician & composer
1953 – John Sessions - Scottish actor
1956 – Robert Earl Keen - American singer
1957 – Bryan Robson - English footballer & manager
1957 – Darryl Dawkins - American basketball player
1958 – Vicki Peterson - American musician (The Bangles)
1958 – Diego León Montoya Sánchez - Colombian crime boss
1959 – Rob Ramage - Canadian ice hockey player
1961 – Jasper Fforde - British author
1961 – Karl Habsburg-Lothringen - Prince of Austria & Prince Royal of Hungary
1962 – Kim Coles - American actress
1962 – Susan Lindauer - American peace activist & accused spy
1963 – Tracy Caulkins - American Olympic swimmer
1963 – Dean Reynolds - English snooker player
1965 – Roland Scholten - Dutch Darts Player
1966 – Marc Acito - American novelist & humorist
1966 – Kelley Law - Canadian curler
1967 – Derek Riddell - Scottish actor
1968 – Anders Borg - Swedish politician
1968 – Tom Dumont - American musician
1969 – Manny Acta - Dominican baseball player
1969 – Kyle Richards - American actress
1970 – Chris Jent - American basketball player & coach
1970 – Joy Nilo - Filipino Composer
1970 – Malcolm D. Lee - American actor, film director, & screenwriter.
1970 – Manfredi Beninati - Italian visual artist.
1971 – Mary J. Blige - American singer
1971 – Chris Willsher - English singer-songwriter, drummer, writer & performer
1972 – Marc Blucas - American actor
1972 – Amanda Peet - American actress
1972 – Christian Jacobs - Lead singer of The Aquabats
1973 – Joanna Brodzik - Polish actress
1973 – Rahul Dravid - Indian cricketer
1973 – Rockmond Dunbar - American actor
1974 – Cody McKay - Canadian baseball player
1974 – Jens Nowotny - German footballer
1975 – Rory Fitzpatrick - American ice hockey player
1975 – Dan Luger - English rugby player
1976 – Efthimios Rentzias - Greek basketball player
1977 – Shomari Buchanan - American football player
1977 – Nadia Turner - American singer
1978 – Michael Duff - Northern Irish footballer
1978 – Emile Heskey - English footballer
1978 – Holly Brisley - Australian actress
1979 – Darren Lynn Bousman - American film director
1979 – Siti Nurhaliza - Malaysian singer
1980 – Lovieanne Jung - American softball player
1980 – Mike Williams - American football player
1980 – Deanna Wright - American actress
1981 – Jamelia - English singer
1981 – Tom Meighan - British singer (Kasabian)
1982 – Tony Allen - American basketball player
1982 – Ashley Taylor Dawson - British actor & singer
1982 – Son Ye-jin - South Korean actress
1983 – Ted Richards - Australian rules footballer
1983 – Matthew Palleschi - Canadian soccer player
1983 – Adrian Sutil - German racing driver
1985 – Newton Faulkner - British singer
1985 – Rie fu - Japanese singer
1985 – Kazuki Nakajima - Japanese racing driver
1986 – Rachel Riley - British television presenter
1987 – Scotty Cranmer - American BMX rider
1988 – Daniel Dzufer - Australian rules footballer
1989 – Sammy Carlson - American freeskier
1993 – Flora Cross - French actress


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January 11 - General (Calendar Date)


January 11th - Basic Facts:
  • January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
  • There are 354 days remaining until the end of the year (355 in leap years).
  • The preceding day is January 10.
  • Next day is January 12.
January 11th Births (Here)

January 11th Deaths (Here)

January 11th Events:

1055 – Theodora is crowned Empress of the Byzantine Empire.
1158 – Vladislav II becomes King of Bohemia.
1569 – Lottery recorded for first time in England - from the West Door of St Paul's Cathedral.
1571 – Austrian nobility is granted freedom of religion.
1693 – Mt. Etna erupts in Sicily, Italy.
1759 – First American life insurance company is incorporated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1779 – Ching-Thang Khomba is crowned King of Manipur.
1787 – William Herschel discovers 2 moons of Uranus - Titania & Oberon.
1794 – Robert Forsythe, a U.S. Marshal is killed in Augusta, Georgia when trying to serve court papers.
1805 – The Michigan Territory is created.
1861 – Alabama secedes from the United States.
1863 – Battle of Arkansas Post (American Civil War) – General John McClernand & Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union.
1864 – Charing Cross railway station (London) is officially opened.
1867 – Benito Juarez, Mexican President, returns to Mexico City.
1879 – The Anglo-Zulu War begins.
1908 – Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
1917 – The Kingsland munitions factory explosion occurs following sabotage.
1919 – Romania annexes Transylvania.
1922 – Insulin first used to treat diabetes mellitus in a human patient (14-year-old Leonard Thompson).
1923 – Troops from France & Belgium occupy the Ruhr area to lever Germany in to making its World War I reparation payments.
1935 – Amelia Earhart is the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
1942 – Japan declares war on the Netherlands & invades the Netherlands East Indies (World War II).
1942 – The Japanese capture Kuala Lumpur (World War II).
1943 – The United States & United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China (World War II).
1943 – Anarchist Carlo Tresca is assassinated in New York
1946 – Enver Hoxha declares the People's Republic of Albania with himself as president.
1957 – The African Convention is founded in Dakar.
1957 – Mass-murderer Jack Gilbert Graham is executed in Colorado by gas chamber.
1962 – Avalanche on Huascaran in Peru - 4,000 deaths recorded.
1963 - The 'Whisky-a-go-go' (Los Angeles) is the first opened disco.
1964 – United States Surgeon General (Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry, M.D.) publishes report saying that smoking may be hazardous to health.
1970 – General Ojukwe, Biafran leader, flees the country.
1972 – East Pakistan renames as Bangladesh.
1986 – Official opening of Gateway Bridge, Brisbane (Queensland, Australia).
1990 – 300,000 march in favor of Lithuanian independence.
1994 – End of Irish Government's 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA (& political arm Sinn Féin).
1996 – Haiti becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1996 – Space Shuttle program: STS-72 launches from the Kennedy Space Center.
1998 – Sidi-Hamed massacre occurs in Algeria - over 100 people are killed.


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