January 11th is also known as Milk Day & Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day.
We would like to thank you for celebrating the eleventh day of the year with us.
Today we pass the first one million seconds of the year.
If January 11 is a special day for you or a loved one then you’re in the right place as we’ve selected some of the top historical events, facts and figures that we could lay our hands on.
Did you know that on this day in 1787, Sir William Herschel discovered the first two moons of Uranus? They were named Titania & Oberon after “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about January 11th in history!
What memorable events happened on January 11 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Diego, a 100-year-old tortoise, was retired from a breeding program after fathering 800+ children.
Diego lived at the San Diego Zoo until 1977, when he was sent to the Galápagos to save his species from extinction. Over the following 43 years, Diego almost single-handedly returned the Galápagos giant turtle population to acceptable levels. Diego has since retired to the island of Española, where he was initially found.
Judge Simon Cowell left American Idol but continued working with FOX on X Factor US.
Cowell said, “I want to leave ‘Idol’ this year bigger and better than it was in the past.” He added, “I’m thrilled that we have put a date on the launch of the US version of ‘The X Factor,’ and delighted to be continuing to work with Fox.”
Are you celebrating your birthday today? If so, did you know that you share the same birthday as Mary J. Blige? See what other famous people were born on this day.
Mary J. Blige
52 years old
New York, USA
26 years old
Jul 12, 1804 (Age 49)
Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis
37 years old
Here we have the most notable quotes that have been spoken throughout history on this day.
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake, to sting anything which happens, even, accidentally, to stumble upon it.
If you’ve got a few minutes spare today, why not celebrate these special holidays.
National Step In A Puddle And Splash Your Friends Day
According to kids, there are few things as thrilling as jumping around in puddles and splashing your friends. Today everyone gets to join in on the fun, so why not head outside and try it yourself?
Have you ever knocked back a delicious glass of milk in the morning to only be told later that you’re adorning a milk-tache? Today is National Milk Day, so wear your milky mustache with pride, knowing you’re doing your body and bones a whole lot of good!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The Great Wall of China has stood for centuries due to being made of a unique mortar mix of rice flour and slaked lime.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on January 11th all share the Capricorn zodiac sign.
Capricorn is the tenth astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Capricornus, the horned goat.
All those born in January have the Garnet birthstone. The garnet is undoubtedly a gift to the wearer as it brings them love, friendships, loyalty, health, and luck.
People born on January 11 were likely conceived on or around April 20 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on this day will be born around October 4, 2023.