On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 2008

Famous Deaths

  • Carl Karcher, founded the Carl's Jr. hamburger chain (b. 1917)

Person of interestEdmund Hillary

Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer/1st to climb Mt Everest in 1953, dies from a heart attack at 88

Mountaineer and Explorer Edmund Hillary
Mountaineer and Explorer
Edmund Hillary

2008 Highlights

About January 11, 2008

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Capricorn