THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 1101


This day in #history 1114
JANUARY 11TH
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1785 – Continental Congress convenes in NYC

1790 – Statisten & Vonckisten unite as Belgium

1879 – Zulu war against British colonial rule in
South Africa begins

1892 – Hawaiian Historical Society founded

1904 – Herero people of South West Africa, now
Namibia, begin uprising

1942 – Japan conquers Kuala Lumpur, Malaya

1946 – Enver Hoxha declares People ‘s Rep of
Albania with himself dictator

1960 – Chad declares independence from France

1981 – Palau adopts constitution

1982 – Honduras adopts constitution

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1971 – Mary Jane Blige, NewYork,.American.R&B singer-songwriter
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FAMOUS DEATHS
1959 – Mohammed Zakaria Ghonein, discoverer of 6, 000 yr old pyramid, dies

2008 – Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand
mountaineer/ 1st to climb Mt Everest in 1953 , dies from a heart attack at 88
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FAMOUS WEDDING

2003 – ” How Stella Got Her Groove Back” actor
Taye Diggs (32 ) weds broadway actress Idina
Menzel (31) at Round Hill Hotel and Villas in
Montego Bay, Jamaica

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