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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining January 11. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is January 11 so important!

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Top 10 January 11 facts that will blow your mind.

  1. The record for “heaviest birth” is held by Giantess Anna Bates, who gave birth to a baby boy weighing 22 pounds and measuring 28 inches in her home in Seville, OH in January 1879. She lost an estimated 6 gallons of fluid when her water broke. Sadly, the baby only lived for 11 hours.

  2. Exactly 39 years ago today, on 21 January 1976 at 11:40 am, Air France Concorde F-BVFA (Paris to Rio) and British Airway Concorde G-BOAA (London to Bahrain) took off simultaneously to the seconds, in a set piece move that inaugurated the era of commercial supersonic travel.

  3. The price of bread in Germany rose from 250 marks in January 1923, to 200 billion marks in November 1923, only 11 months later, due to hyperinflation.

  4. The fate of the world's largest exchange traded fund rests on the health of 11, essentially random people, born between May 1990 and January 1993. The 240 billion fund is a type of trust fund that will expire in 125 tears after it's creation or 20 years after the last death of these 11 people.

  5. National Geographic's hallmark photojournalism began as an attempt to fill 11 pages of the January 1905 issue under deadline. Looking through his mail for a manuscript, editor Gilbert Grosvenor found 50 photographs of the mysterious Tibetan city of Lhasa and published them as a last resort.

  6. Thanks to a quirk in the legal structure used to set up the SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust, known as SPY, more than $250 billion rests on the longevity of 11 ordinary kids born between May 1990 and January 1993. [SERIOUS] What will happen if they were all in the same bus and it crashes? (No survivors)

  7. South Korea Buried Thousands of Pigs Alive Due to Foot-and-Mouth Disease (Gullyang-Ri, January 11 2011)

  8. The editor of National Geographic was worried about losing his job when he sent in 11 pages of photographs from Tibet to the printer for the January 1905 issue as he didn't have good manuscripts available

  9. Steven Buscemi, a famous firefighter, was also in a show called Bob's Burgers, a show that started on January (9), 20(11)

  10. In January of this year, a pilot program was enacted in three New York prisons which limits prisoners' libraries to just 77 books, including "Five romance novels, 14 religious books, 24 drawing/coloring books, 22 puzzle books, a dictionary, a thesaurus and 11 how-to books."

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In January 2020 the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announce the new time of the Doomsday clock. In 2019, it was 11:58, just like in 2018 and 1953 (when the hydrogen bomb was invented).

Duncraig Railway Station, a remote railway station in the Scottish Highlands, which was closed in late 1964. Local train drivers refused to acknowledge it's closure and continued to use it for the following 11 years forcing it to be re-opened in January 1976.

There have been eleven (11) school shootings in the United States this year. It's January 30th.

Iceland was the first country to recognize the restored Lithuanian Independence in 1991 February 11, immediately after the bloody January in Vilnius

1751 was only 282 days because the new year officially changed from the 25th of March to January 1st (they adopted the Georgian calendar over the Julian calendar) with the passing of Chesterfield's Act by parliament. This act also skipped forward the calendar by 11 days.

Since 2013 the longest period of time without a mass shooting occuring in the United States is 11 days between January 8th and January 18th 2013

NASA's "Deep Impact" probe failed in its extended mission to study comets. At 12:38:49AM on August 11, 2013, its computer ran out of digits to store time in a 32-bit integer, permanently crashing the system. Computers around the world face a similar problem on January 19, 2038.

What happend on this day in History - January 11

The West Germans bought a total of 916 Lockheed F-104 Starfighters in January 1962, & by the end of the month, the first of no fewer than 262 had crashed. In June 1962 four crashed on the same day. 116 German pilots died during peacetime between 25 January 1962 and 11 December 1984.

There was a PaRappa the Rapper anime/cartoon that was released on April 14, 2001, all the way to January 11, 2002, a hole 5 years after the original game was released for the ps1 in 1996! There were 30 episodes and only one season.

A first test screening of the film, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, was scheduled for 11/ 22/63, the day of the assassination of JFK. The release was delayed until late January 1964, as it was felt that the public was in no mood for such a film any sooner.

New Year's Day in England used to be the 25th March, and was subsequently changed to January 1st 1753 when the calendar switched and we lost 11 days.

18 year old Charles Starkweather with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Fugate killed 11 people between December 1957 and January 1958

David Bowie passed away due to cancer (January 11, 2016)