On This Day

What Happened on January 11, 2016

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • College Football National Championship, University of Phoenix Stadium: #2 Alabama beats #1 Clemson, 45-40

Sport awardFootball Awards

FIFA Ballon d'Or: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi wins his record 5th award with 41.33% of the votes; American midfielder Carli Lloyd is Women's World Player of the Year

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Gilberto Mendes, Brazilian composer, dies at 93