January 11 in History

January 11 in Pop Culture History

January 11th is…
Arkansas Day
Hot Toddy Day
Human Trafficking Awareness Day
Milk Day
Secret Pal Day
Sketchnote Day
Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friends Day

1693 (Earthquake) Sicily, Italy

1908 – The Grand Canyon National Monument was created.

1922 – Leonard Thompson (1908-35) was the first person to receive an insulin injection as a treatment for diabetes.

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

1949 – It snowed in Los Angeles for the first time (that we know of)

1958 – #1 Hit January 11, 1958 – February 14, 1958: Danny & the Juniors – At The Hop

1964 – US Surgeon General Dr. Luther Leonidas Terry, M.D., published the first governmental report saying smoking may be hazardous to health.

1973 – Major League Baseball owners voted to approve of the American League adopting the designated hitter position.

1995 – The WB Television Network was launched.

#1 Hit January 11, 2020 – January 17, 2020: CirclesPost Malone

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