On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 2001

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • New York Knicks hold an opponent under 100 points for NBA-record 29th straight game in a 76-75 loss to the Houston Rockets; streak snaps 46-year-old NBA record of 28 straight set by the Fort Wayne Pistons in 1954-55

Famous Deaths

  • Michael Williams, British actor, husband of Judi Dench (b. 1935)
  • Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (b. 1914)