On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 1996

Historical Events

  • Haiti becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • Space Shuttle STS 72 (Endeavour 10), launches into space

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Hebborn, artist/faker, dies at 61
  • Harold Walter Bailey, British philologist, dies at 96
  • Hubert Nicholson, poet/novelist, dies at 87
  • Ike Isaacs, Burmese-English jazz guitarist, dies at 76
1996 Highlights

About January 11, 1996

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 26 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn

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