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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1954

Edgar Tytgat, Flemish painter/etcher/drawer, dies at 77

Death
1955

Rodolfo Graziani, Italian East-Africa Minister of Defense, dies at 72

Death
1956

Kuniaki Kobayashi, wrestler (WAR/NJPW)

Birth
1957

Darryl Dawkins, NBA center (Philadelphia 76ers, NJ Nets)

Birth
1958

Alec Rowley, composer, dies at 65

Death
1958

Vicki Peterson, LA Calif, rock guitarist/vocalist (Bangles)

Birth
1958

Lourdes Ann Kananimanu Estores, Honolulu Hawaii, playmate (Jun, 1982)

Birth
1959

Marlene Hagge wins LPGA Mayfair Golf Open

Event
1959

Hanif Mohammad completes 499 for Karachi, then 1st class world record

Event
1959

Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6,000 yr old pyramid, dies

Death
1959

NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 28-21

Event
1959

Brett Bodine, auto racer

Birth
1959

Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Theodore Roethke

Event
1960

Johan E Elias, Dutch historian (Elias Family), dies at 84

Death
1960

Lamar Clark sets pro boxing record of 44 consecutive knockouts

Event
1960

Chad declares independence from France

Event
1961

Paul Skansi, NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawk)

Birth
1961

Racial riot at University of Georgia

Event
1962

Volcano Huascaran in Peru, erupts; 4,000 die

Event
1962

Julie Moran, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight, Independence Day)

Birth
1962

Donn Pall, Evergreen Park IL, pitcher (Phila Phillies, Fl Marlins)

Birth
1962

Kim Coles, Bkln NY, actress (Synclaire-Living Single)

Birth
1963

Petra Schneider, E German swimming star (world record 400m)

Birth
1963

Kate Gompert, Ames lA, tennis star

Birth
1963

Tracy Caulkins, Winona Minn, swimmer (Olympic-3 gold-1984)

Birth