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 This day in History - January 11
408 Historic Events for January 11
1988

Raymond L'Esperance, quintuplet

Birth
1988

Erica L'Esperance, quintuplet

Birth
1988

Danielle L'Esperance, quintuplet

Birth
1988

Isidor Isaac Rabi, nuclear physicist (Nobel Prize-1944), dies at 89

Death
1988

USSR announces it will participate in Seoul Summer Olympics

Event
1988

Test debut of Phil Simmons, WI v India, Madras

Event
1988

Alexandria L'Esperance, quintuplet

Birth
1989

Kindergarten student caught with loaded handgun at Bronx school

Event
1989

140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc)

Event
1989

Denver Nuggets' rookie Jerome Lane misses 7 free throws in a game against Milwaukee, one missed by 2 feet

Event
1990

200,000 demand return of Lithuania's independence

Event
1990

Actor Joseph Cotton undergoes vocal cancer operation at 84

Event
1990

Mary Jane Carr, actress (Forbidden Trail, Second Wife), dies

Death
1990

Bobby Knight becomes basketball's Big 10 winningest coach (229)

Event
1990

Pat Lafontaine sets NY Islander record of scoring goals in 11 straight

Event
1991

Jason Christmas, dies of gunshot wound during robbery in NY at 49

Death
1991

Ric Flair wins NWA/WCW wrestling title

Event
1991

Ben Johnson 1st race after being stripped of his 1988 Olympic Gold medal for steroid use, he finished 2nd

Event
1991

Soviets storm buildings in Vilnius to block Lithuania independence

Event
1991

Congress empowers Bush to order attack on Iraq

Event
1992

Paul Simon opens a tour in South Africa

Event
1992

US female Figure Skating championship won by Kristi Yamaguchi

Event
1992

Algeria's Pres Chadli announces his resignation

Event
1993

Howard Stern's radio show begins transmitting to Buffalo NY (WKBW)

Event
1993

Lacey Fosburgh, author (Closing Time), dies of breast cancer at 50

Death