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January 11 – A Day as Today – Ephemeris in Dorian’s Secrets.

There are 354 days left to finish the year and 355 in leap years!

January 11 is the eleventh day of the year on the Gregorian calendar.

For San Fermín, the heat has no end.


Spanish saying.

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

January 11 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 565: revolt against the eastern emperor Justinian I.
  • 630: in Arabia, Muhammad leads an army of 10,000 soldiers to conquer the city of Mecca.
  • 1051: in Byzantium, Teodora Porfirogeneta is crowned empress.
  • 1158: in Bohemia, Vladislao II becomes king.
  • 1284: in Spain, King Pedro III grants civil and economic privileges to Barcelona, ​​through a compilation entitled Recognoverunt heroes.
  • 1565: in Oceania, the Spanish conqueror Miguel López de Legazpi takes possession of the Eastern Carolinas, today the Marshall Islands.
  • 1569: the first lottery is held in England.
  • 1617: the town of Altea, Province of Alicante, obtains its founding Puebla Charter.
  • 1693: in Val de Noto (Sicily), at 1:30 p.m., an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.4 (and a tidal wave) completely destroyed several villages, including Catania. 60,000 people die throughout the region.
  • 1717: the Triple Alliance is signed in The Hague.
  • 1787: William Herschel, a British nationalized German astronomer, discovers Titania and Oberon, moons of Uranus.
  • 1815: in Uruguay the battle of Guayabos is fought, the Uruguayan army of Artigas (under the command of Fructuoso Rivera defeats the centralist army of Buenos Aires under the command of Manuel Dorrego.
  • 1866: the British passenger ship London wrecks in the Bay of Biscay; 220 people drowned.
  • 1875: Alfonso XII disembarks in Valencia from Barcelona, ​​and goes to Madrid to occupy the throne of Spain.
  • 1884: in La Plata, Argentina an electric public lighting service is inaugurated, being the first city in the country to have this system.
  • 1913: Tibet becomes independent from China.
  • 1916: the Russian army seizes Erzurum, capital of Turkish Armenia.
  • 1922: at Toronto General Hospital (Canada) insulin is administered to a patient for the first time.
  • 1929: in the Soviet Union the seven-hour workday is introduced.
  • 1930: in the city of Quito (Ecuador) the University Sports League of Quito is founded.
  • 1932: in Spain, Claudio Sánchez-Albornoz is appointed rector of the Central University of Madrid.
  • 1933: in Casas Viejas (Cádiz) the so-called Events of Casas Viejas take place, an anarchist uprising that had a harsh reaction from the Azana government and the Civil Guard.
  • 1933: Airman Charles Kingsford Smith makes the first commercial flight between Australia and New Zealand.
  • 1934: in Mendoza (Argentina) floods kill more than 60 people and produce losses of 6 million pesos.
  • 1935: in Madrid, Juan de la Cierva’s autogyro performs impressive tests, descending and rising vertically from a great height.
  • 1936: in the Dominican Republic a law is approved that changes the name of Santo Domingo, to Ciudad Trujillo, in honor of Rafael Leónidas Trujillo.
  • 1936: La guerrilla, Azorín’s play, opens in Madrid.
  • 1943: The United Kingdom and the United States renounce their extraterritoriality rights in China.
  • 1945: in Spain the founding law of the Institute of Hispanic Culture, the current AECID (Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation), is enacted.
  • 1946: Enver Hoxha proclaims the People’s Republic of Albania.
  • 1947: Turkey and Jordan sign a friendship pact.
  • 1951: to the north of Tonkin (China) the guerrilla group Vietminh carries out an offensive.
  • 1952: The weaver of dreams, by Antonio Buero Vallejo, opens in Madrid.
  • 1953: the Soviet Union breaks diplomatic relations with Israel.
  • 1954: the Manifesto of Independence is signed in Morocco.
  • 1954: the first meetings between Soviets and Americans are held on the prohibition of atomic weapons.
  • 1956: The United States expresses its interest in the rapid entry of Spain into NATO.
  • 1957: heavy rains on the island of La Palma (Canary Islands): 28 dead, numerous injured and serious economic losses.
  • 1959: North Vietnamese forces enter Laos.
  • 1960: construction of the gigantic Aswan Dam begins in Egypt.
  • 1961: in Spain, Manuel Santana is named athlete of the year.
  • 1964: a general strike is held in Panama.
  • 1967: the last snowfall in its history occurs in Mexico City.
  • 1971: in Bolivia Hugo Bánzer Suárez assaults the General Staff.
  • 1975: in Chile, the military dictatorship frees Clodomiro Almeyda, Jorge Tapia Valdés and three other personalities who worked with former president Salvador Allende and expels them to Romania.
  • 1980: in Tabriz (Iran) bloody confrontations are fought between the supporters of Ruhollah Khomeini and those of Clariat Madari.
  • 1981: in New York, the Peruvian Javier Pérez de Cuéllar is elected Secretary General of the UN.
  • 1982: in Spain the Statutes of Autonomy of the Andalusian Autonomous Community, the Autonomous Community of Cantabria and the Principality of Asturias come into force.
  • 1984: a Soviet SS-20 missile deployment takes place in East Germany.
  • 1984: in Spain, Salvador Dalí announces the creation of the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and the donation of 621 of his works.
  • 1989: The Mexican army occupies the oil facilities and imprisons the union leader Joaquín Hernández Galicia “La Quina”.
  • 1989: in France, the police arrest Josu Urrutikoetxea, the top leader of ETA.
  • 1990: in Lithuania there is a massive demonstration (200,000 people) in favor of independence from Russia.
  • 1992: Algerian President Chadli Benyedid resigns in order “not to constitute an obstacle to national unity”.
  • 1994: in Brussels, NATO Heads of State and Government agree on the creation of the Association for Peace, which will integrate countries of the former Warsaw Pact.
  • 1998: general elections are held in Cuba with a 98.35% turnout. For the legislative elections, the National Nominations Commission presented a single list of 601 candidates for the 601 seats.
  • 2001: American scientists present the first genetically modified primate.
  • 2002: the first twenty prisoners arrive at the Guantanamo Detention Center.
  • 2003: the governor of Illinois (United States) commutes the death sentences of 161 convicts.
  • 2004: in Argentina, Fernando Sanz creates Taringa !, a virtual Internet community.
  • 2007: in Edinburgh (Scotland), J. K. Rowling wrote the last book of the Harry Potter series at the Balmoral Hotel.
  • 2010: in Manizales (Colombia), an earthquake of magnitude 6.5 is perceived.
  • 2016: in Zurich (Switzerland), Lionel Messi receives his fifth Ballon d’Or.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

January 11 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 347: Theodosius I the Great, Roman emperor between 378 and 395 (f. 395).
  • 844: Abd Allah I of Córdoba, Umayyad emir between 888 and 912 (d. 961).
  • 1322: Kōmyō, Japanese Emperor of the Northern Court between 1336 and 1348 (d. 1380).
  • 1359: Go-En’yū, Japanese Emperor of the Northern Court between 1381 and 1382 (d. 1393).
  • 1503: Parmigianino, Italian painter (f. 1540).
  • 1633: Adam François van der Meulen, Flemish painter (d. 1690).
  • 1638: Nicolás Steno, Danish anatomist and scientist, considered the father of geology (d. 1686).
  • 1732: Peter Forsskål, Swedish naturalist, explorer, and orientalist (d. 1763).
  • 1757: Alexander Hamilton, American politician (d. 1804).
  • 1759: Vicente Lunardi, Italian balloonist (d. 1806).
  • 1772: Luis Lacy y Gautier, Spanish military (d. 1817).
  • 1814 – James Paget, British surgeon and pathologist (d. 1899).
  • 1814: Charles Baker Adams, American educator and naturalist (d. 1853).
  • 1815: John Alexander Macdonald, Canadian politician (d. 1891).
  • 1828: Miguel Luis Amunátegui, Chilean historian and politician (f. 1888).
  • 1839: Eugenio María de Hostos, Puerto Rican educator and writer (d. 1903).
  • 1842: William James, American philosopher and psychologist (d. 1910).
  • 1850: Joseph Charles Arthur, American botanist (d. 1942).
  • 1852: Konstantin Fehrenbach, German politician (d. 1926).
  • 1857: Fred Archer, British jockey (d. 1886).
  • 1867: Edward Titchener, British psychologist (d. 1927).
  • 1870: Alexander Stirling Calder, American sculptor (d. 1945).
  • 1875: Reinhold Glière, Ukrainian composer (d. 1956).
  • 1875: Astrid Cleve, Swedish scientist (d. 1968).
  • 1879: Esteban de Bilbao Eguía, Spanish politician (d. 1970).
  • 1885: Alice Paul, American feminist activist (d. 1977).
  • 1890: Oswald de Andrade, Brazilian poet, essayist and playwright (d. 1954).
  • 1892: Eugenio Garza Sada, Mexican businessman (d. 1973).
  • 1893: Florentino Ballesteros, Spanish bullfighter (d. 1917).
  • 1895: Laurens Hammond, American inventor (d. 1973).
  • 1899: Eva Le Gallienne, American actress (d. 1991).
  • 1902: Maurice Duruflé, French organist and composer (f. 1986).
  • 1903: Alan Paton, South African educator, politician and activist (d. 1988).
  • 1904: Miguel Ángel Menéndez Reyes, Mexican writer (d. 1982).
  • 1905: Manfred Bennington Lee (Emanuel Manford Lepofsky), Jewish-American writer, who with his cousin Frederic Dannay used the pseudonym Ellery Queen (f. 1971).
  • 1905: Higinio Ruvalcaba, Mexican musician (d. 1976).
  • 1906: Albert Hofmann, Swiss chemist (d. 2008).
  • 1907: Pierre Mendès France, French politician (d. 1982).
  • 1910: Nikos Kavvadías, Greek poet (d. 1975).
  • 1910: Teodosio Aguirre, Chilean soccer player (d. 2011).
  • 1912: Emiliano Zuleta, Colombian composer, accordionist and singer (f. 2005).
  • 1914: Dora del Hoyo numerary assistant in Opus Dei
  • 1915: Robert Mayne, Lieutenant Colonel, activist, and cofounder of the SAS (d. 1955).
  • 1918 – Edward A. Murphy Jr., American aerospace engineer.
  • 1920: Nelly Láinez, Argentine actress and comedian (f. 2008).
  • 1921: Gory Guerrero, Mexican wrestler (d. 1990).
  • 1922: Guillermo Silveira, Spanish painter and sculptor (d. 1987).
  • 1923 – Carroll Shelby, American automobile designer.
  • 1924: Roger Guillemin, French endocrinologist.
  • 1927: John Lynch, British historian.
  • 1930: Rod Taylor, Australian actor (d. 2015).
  • 1932: Alfonso Aráu, Mexican actor and director.
  • 1934: Jean Chrétien, Canadian politician, prime minister between 1993 and 2003.
  • 1934: C. A. R. Hoare, British scientist and computer scientist.
  • 1936: Eva Hesse, German-born American sculptor (d. 1970).
  • 1938: Josep Maria Flotats, Spanish actor and theater director.
  • 1940: Franco Balmamion, Italian cyclist.
  • 1941: Barry Flanagan, British sculptor (d. 2009).
  • 1942: Clarence Clemons, American musician, of the band E Street Band (d. 2011).
  • 1942: Blas Matamoro, Spanish-Argentine writer.
  • 1942: Hugh Stubbins, American architect (d. 2006).
  • 1943: Eduardo Mendoza, Spanish writer.
  • 1943: Luis Varela, Spanish actor.
  • 1944: York Höller, German composer.
  • 1945: Polo Carrera, former Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1946: Wally Anderzunas, American basketball player (d. 1989).
  • 1948: Terry Williams, British drummer, of the bands Man, Rockpile and Dire Straits.
  • 1949: Jaime Valdés, Hispanic-Mexican writer.
  • 1951: La Mona Jiménez, Argentine singer.
  • 1952: Bille Brown, Australian actor and playwright.
  • 1954: Vicky Peña, Spanish actress.
  • 1954: Kailash Satyarthi, Indian activist.
  • 1956: Vicente Martínez-Pujalte, Spanish politician.
  • 1957: Claude Criquelion, Belgian cyclist.
  • 1957: Bryan Robson, British soccer player and coach.
  • 1958: Edna Purviance, was an American actress during the silent film era (b. 1895).
  • 1958: Diego León Montoya Sánchez, Colombian drug trafficker.
  • 1958: Alison Reed, American actress and singer.
  • 1959: José Luis Llorente, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1960: Marcelo Moura, Argentine singer, pianist and current leader of Virus
  • 1968: Sergio Cortés, Chilean tennis player.
  • 1968: Pedro Sicard, Cuban actor.
  • 1968: Andrés Ciro Martínez, Argentine singer, composer and musician
  • 1969: Consuelo Duval, Mexican actress and comedian of television and theater.
  • 1969: Manny Acta, Dominican-American baseball player, coach, manager and sportscaster.
  • 1970: Manfredi Beninati, Italian artist.
  • 1970: Franco Davín, Argentine tennis player.
  • 1971: Aitor Arregi, Spanish footballer.
  • 1971: Mary J. Blige, American singer.
  • 1971: Álex Delgado, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1972: Marc Blucas, American actor.
  • 1972: Amanda Peet, American actress.
  • 1973: Rockmond Dunbar, American actor.
  • 1973: Rodrigo Sepúlveda Lara, Chilean sports journalist.
  • 1974: Micky Huidobro, Mexican bassist, of the Molotov band.
  • 1974: Jens Nowotny, German footballer.
  • 1975: Venetian Snares, Canadian musician.
  • 1975: Matteo Renzi, Italian politician.
  • 1976: Efthimios Rentzias, Greek basketball player.
  • 1976: Eduardo Madina, Spanish politician.
  • 1978: Michael Duff, British footballer.
  • 1978: Emile Heskey, British footballer.
  • 1979: Darren Lynn Bousman, American filmmaker.
  • 1979: Siti Nurhaliza, Malay pop singer.
  • 1980: Julio Marchant, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1980: Damien Wilkins, American basketball player.
  • 1981: Benjamin Auer, German footballer.
  • 1981: Jamelia, British singer.
  • 1981: Jaime Valdés, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1981: Tom Meighan, British musician, of the band Kasabian.
  • 1982: Tony Allen, American basketball player.
  • 1983: Adrian Sutil, German motorsport driver.
  • 1987: Daniela Ramírez, Chilean actress
  • 1991: Hyolyn, South Korean singer, songwriter and dancer.
  • 1991: Andrea Bertolacci, Italian footballer.
  • 1992: Dani Carvajal, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1997: Cody Simpson, Australian singer-songwriter, guitarist and actor.
  • 2000: Lee Chaeyeon, South Korean singer and dancer, of the group IZ * ONE.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

January 11 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 705: John VI, Greek Catholic Pope between 701 and 705 (n.?).
  • 1083: Otto of Nordheim, German aristocrat (b. 1020).
  • 1495: Pedro González de Mendoza, Spanish Archbishop (b.1428).
  • 1584: William Carter, printer and English Catholic martyr (b. 1548).
  • 1641: Juan de Jáuregui, Spanish poet, scholar and painter (b. 1583).
  • 1753: Hans Sloane, Irish physician and collector (b.1660).
  • 1775: Prithvi Narayan, Nepalese politician, king between 1768 and 1775 (b. 1723).
  • 1788: François Joseph Paul de Grasse, French admiral (b. 1722).
  • 1801: Domenico Cimarosa, Italian composer (b. 1749).
  • 1877: Julián Quiroga, Mexican soldier (b. 1829).
  • 1882: Theodor Schwann, German biologist and physiologist (b. 1810).
  • 1885: Mariano Ospina Rodríguez, Colombian politician, president between 1857 and 1861 (b.1805).
  • 1891: Baron Haussmann, French politician and urban planner (b.1809).
  • 1892: Carlos Fuero, Mexican military and politician (b. 1844).
  • 1893: Benjamin Franklin Butler, American politician (b. 1818).
  • 1901: Justo Pastor Dávila, Peruvian military man (b. 1829).
  • 1923: Constantine I, Greek king between 1913 and 1917 and between 1920 and 1922 (b. 1868).
  • 1928 – Thomas Hardy, British poet and novelist (b. 1840).
  • 1934: Eugenio Matte, Chilean socialist politician (b. 1895).
  • 1935: Marcella Sembrich, Polish soprano (b.1858).
  • 1941: Emanuel Lasker, German chess player (b.1868).
  • 1943: Agustín Pedro Justo, Argentine military and politician, dictator between 1932 and 1938 (b. 1876).
  • 1944: Emilio de Bono, Italian Marshal (b. 1866).
  • 1944: Galeazzo Ciano, Italian diplomat (b.1903).
  • 1945: Adolfo Prieto y Álvarez de las Vallinas, Mexican businessman, industrialist and philanthropist of Spanish origin (b. 1867).
  • 1952: Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, French military man (b. 1889).
  • 1952: Aureliano Pertile, Italian tenor (b. 1885).
  • 1954: Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (b.1870)
  • 1955: Rodolfo Graziani, Italian military man (b.1882).
  • 1956: Manuel Velasco de Pando, Spanish engineer (b. 1888).
  • 1957: Raúl López Sánchez, Mexican lawyer and politician (b. 1904).
  • 1958: Edna Purviance, American actress during the silent film era (b. 1895).
  • 1961: Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano (b.1883)
  • 1966: Alberto Giacometti, Swiss sculptor and painter (b.1901).
  • 1966: Hannes Kolehmainen, Finnish athlete (b. 1889).
  • 1966: Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian Prime Minister (b.1904).
  • 1968: Pedro Gual Villalbí, Spanish economist and politician (b. 1885).
  • 1968: Mariano Stabile Italian baritone (b.1888)
  • 1969: Richmal Crompton, British writer (b.1890).
  • 1975: Max Lorenz, German tenor (b.1901).
  • 1975: Juan Ignacio Luca de Tena, Spanish playwright (b. 1897).
  • 1978: Ibn-e-Insha, Pakistani humorist, poet in Urdu (b. 1927).
  • 1980: Barbara Pym, British novelist (b.1913).
  • 1980: Celia Sánchez Manduley (59), Cuban revolutionary fighter, politician and researcher (b.1920).
  • 1987: Hugo Fregonese, Argentine filmmaker (b.1908).
  • 1988: Isidor Isaac Rabi, American physicist of Austrian origin, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1944 (b. 1898).
  • 1988: Federico Mendizábal, Spanish writer (b.1901).
  • 1989: José Luis Bustamante y Rivero, Peruvian politician, president between 1945 and 1948 (b. 1894).
  • 1989: Cristino Mallo, Spanish sculptor (b.1905).
  • 1991: Carl David Anderson, American physicist, 1936 Nobel laureate in physics (b.1905).
  • 1995: José Corts Grau, Spanish writer (b.1905).
  • 1995: Roque Esteban Scarpa, Chilean writer (b.1914).
  • 1995: Lewis Nixon, American military man (b.1918).
  • 1995: Armando Salas Portugal, Mexican photographer (b.1916).
  • 1996: Tato Bores, Argentine political humorist (b. 1927).
  • 1999: Fabrizio De André, Italian singer-songwriter (b.1940)
  • 2001: Esteban Vicente, a nationalized Spanish painter from the United States (b. 1903).
  • 2001: Vera Constantinovna of Russia, Russian princess (b.1906).
  • 2002: Héctor Tosar, Uruguayan composer and pianist (b.1923).
  • 2003: Mickey Finn, British percussionist, of the band T. Rex (b. 1947).
  • 2003: Maurice Pialat, French filmmaker (b.1925).
  • 2005: Fabrizio Meoni, Italian motorcyclist (b.1957).
  • 2007: Solveig Dommartin, French actress (b.1958).
  • 2007: Paul “Tubbs” Williams, British bassist, of the band Incognito (b. 1962).
  • 2007: Robert Anton Wilson, American novelist (b.1932).
  • 2008: Pepín Bello, Spanish writer (b.1904).
  • 2008: César Bertrand, Uruguayan actor and humorist (b.1934).
  • 2008: Pete Candoli, American swing trumpeter (b.1923)
  • 2008: Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (b.1919).
  • 2010: Éric Rohmer, French film critic and filmmaker (b.1920).
  • 2010: Miep Gies, one of the people who hid Anna Frank (b.1909).
  • 2012: Josefa Sabor, Argentine librarian and teacher (b.1916).
  • 2013: Nguyén Khanh, Vietnamese politician and military leader, president of South Vietnam between 1964 and 1965; for a disease related to diabetes.
  • 2013: Ba Mamadou Mbaré, Mauritanian politician, president of the Senate (since 2007), interim president (2009).
  • 2013: Anna Lizaran, Spanish actress (b.1944).
  • 2013: Jorge Selarón, Chilean painter and ceramist residing in Brazil (b. 1947).
  • 2013: Aaron Swartz, programmer, writer and Internet activist (b. 1986).
  • 2014: Arnoldo Foà, Italian film actor (b.1916).
  • 2014: Ariel Sharon, Israeli Prime Minister (b.1928).
  • 2015: Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (b.1931).
  • 2016: Carlos Muñoz, Colombian actor (b.1933).
  • 2019: Humberto Duvauchelle, Chilean actor, theater director and academic (b.1929).
  • 2019: Alberto Gamboa, Chilean journalist (b.1921).
  • 2019: Fernando Luján, Mexican actor (b.1939).
  • 2020: La Parka, Mexican wrestler (b.1966).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

January 11 – A Day as Today – Celebrations

  • Spain: International Day of fellowship.
  • Morocco: Manifesto of Independence.
  • Albania: Republic Day.
  • Nepal: National Unity Day.
  • Chile: Cyberactivism Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

January 11 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Higinius, Pope (142).
  • Saint Salvio, martyr (c. III century).
  • Saint Tipaso, martyr (297/298).
  • Saint Peter Apselami, martyr (309).
  • Saint Leucio (4th century).
  • Saint Honorata of Pavia, virgin (5th century).
  • Saint Theodosius of Judea, cenobite (529).
  • Saint Paulinus of Aquileia, Bishop of Aquileia (802).
  • Blessed Bernardo Scammacca, priest of the Order of Preachers (1487).
  • Blessed William Carter (1584).
  • Saint Thomas of Cori Placidi (Francisco Antonio), priest of the Order of Friars Minor (1729).
  • Blessed Francisco Rogaczewski, priest and martyr (1940).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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January 11 – A Day as Today – Zodiac sign

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