What Happened on January 11, 2022

Historical Events

  • Quebec announces it will impose a healthcare tax on unvaccinated adults who are accounting for 50% of ICU cases (scrapped Feb 2022) [1]
  • WHO warns more than half of Europe could catch COVID-19 within weeks, warning of a "west-to-east tidal wave" [1]

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmet Çalık, Turkish soccer centre-back (8 caps; Gençlerbirliği, Galatasaray, Konyaspor), dies in a traffic accident at 27
  • Anatoly Alyabyev, Russian biathlete (Olympic gold USSR 20km individual, 4 × 7.5km relay 1980), dies from COVID-19 at 70
  • David-Maria Sassoli, Italian politician and journalist, European Parliament President (2019-22), dies at 65
  • Don Sutherin, American Canadian Football HOF defensive back/placekicker (Grey Cup 1963, 65, 68, 69; Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Ottawa Rough Riders), dies at 85
  • Magawa, African Giant Pouched rat (1st rat to be awarded a PDSA award for finding landmines for APOPO), laid to rest after dying in retirement in Tanzania at 8
  • Rosa Lee Hawkins, American pop singer (The Dixie Cups - "Chapel Of Love"; "Iko Iko"), dies from surgery complications at 76
  • Tim Rosaforte, American golf writer (Sports Illustrated, Golf Digest) and broadcaster (USA Network, Golf Channel), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 66

About January 11, 2022

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Easy On Me - Adele