Wednesday, January 11, 2017
History for January 11 - On-This-Day.com:
Alexander Hamilton 1755 - United States Founding Father, soldier, economist, political philosopher, one of America's first constitutional lawyers and the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, Ezra Cornell 1807, John A. MacDonald (Canada) 1815
Eugenio De Hostos 1839, Carroll Shelby 1923, Rod Taylor 1930 - Actor
1569 - England's first state lottery was held.
1770 - The first shipment of rhubarb was sent to the United States from London.
1805 - The Michigan Territory was created.
1902 - "Popular Mechanics" magazine was published for the first time.
1913 - The first sedan-type car was unveiled at the National Automobile Show in New York City. The car was manufactured by the Hudson Motor Company.
1922 - At Toronto General Hospital, Leonard Thompson became the first person to be successfully treated with insulin.
1958 - "Seahunt" debuted on CBS-TV. The show was aired on the network for four years.
1964 - U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report that said that smoking cigarettes was a definite health hazard.