What Happened on January 11, 1997

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Martina Hingis beats Jennifer Capriati at Sydney Tennis Intl

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis
  • Telstar 401 Satellite Fails

Famous Deaths

  • Cavan O'Connor, singer, dies at 97
  • Duncan Wood, television director and producer, dies at 71
  • Helen Foster Snow, American journalist (reported from China in the 1930s), dies at 89
  • Joshua William Steward, polymath, dies at 83
  • Sheldon Leonard, American actor, producer and director (Danny Thomas Show, Big Eddie), dies at 89