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Know what happened on 11th January


Importance of 11th January in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 11th January special in the world history.

2008
Death of Sir Edmund Hillary, conqueror of Everest
New Zealand
1998
Death of Klaus Tennstedt, German conductor .
Germany
1994
The Irish Government lifted the 15-year broadcasting ban on the IRA and Sinn Féin. (The ban was also lifted in the UK in September of that year)
Ireland
1969
Death of Richmal Crompton, British writer (Just William)
Great Britain
1958
Death of Edna Purviance, American actress .
United States
1928
Death of Thomas Hardy, British writer .
Great Britain
1908
The Grand Canyon National Monument was created .
United States
1879
Start of Anglo-Zulu war
1859
Birth of George Curzon, British statesman, Viceroy of India
Great Britain
1858
Birth of Harry Gordon Selfridge, American retailer, founder of Selfridges department store in London.
Great Britain
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