January 11 in History
1878January 11, 1878:
Milk is delivered in New York City in glass bottles for the first time.
1927January 11, 1927:
Court receivers freeze Charlie Chaplin’s estate worth $16 million after his second wife, Lita Grey Chaplin files for a divorce.
1935January 11, 1935:
Amelia Earhart successfully flies solo from Hawaii to California.
1963January 11, 1963:
“Please Please Me” by the Beatles is released.
1964January 11, 1964:
Luther L. Terry, a Surgeon General of the United States, reveals the finding that there is a link between lung cancer and smoking.
1973January 11, 1973:
The designated hitter rule in baseball is adopted by the American League.
1976January 11, 1976:
Dorothy Hamill wins the US figure skating championship for the ladies’ division for the third consecutive year.
1978January 11, 1978:
Author Toni Morrison receives the National Book Critics Circle Award for her book, “Songs of Solomon”.
2009January 11, 2009:
Indian film, “Slumdog Millionaire” wins big at the Golden Globe Awards.
2018January 11, 2018:
YouTube star Logan Paul is sanctioned by YouTube for uploading a video containing the body of a suicide victim in Japan’s Suicide Forest.