On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1693

Historical Events

  • Most powerful earthquake in Italian recorded history strikes Sicily and Southern Italy with an estimated magnitude of 7.4. Tsunamis followed and devastated coastal villages on the Ionian Sea and the Straits of Messina.
1693 Highlights

About January 11, 1693

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 328 years and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn