On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1995

Historical Events

  • 5th TV network (WB) Warner Brothers begins (WPIX-TV in NYC)
  • Birmingham Barracudas (based in Alabama) granted CFL franchise, experiment only lasts one season
  • DC-9 crashes near Maria La Baya, Colombia: 51 die, 9 yr old girl lives
  • NHLPA & owners agree to end NHL strike

Famous Deaths

  • John AG Gere, English art historian (Raphael & his Circle), dies at 73
  • Josef Gingold, Russian-American violinist (b. 1909)
  • Onat Kutlar, Turkish screenplay/producer (Hazal), murdered at 59
1995 Highlights

About January 11, 1995

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 27 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn