October 11th celebrates Coming Out Day and Sausage Pizza Day.
We’d like to welcome you to the 284th day of the year, with only 80 days left of this year.
This day in history was packed with fascinating historical events in space, transportation, technology and politics – and that’s just to name a few!
Did you know that on this day in 1984, NASA astronaut Kathy Sullivan became the first American woman to walk in space? Her spacewalk lasted 3.5 hours while she demonstrated a refueling system.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about October 11th in history!
What memorable events happened on October 11 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Japan opened its borders to tourists after two years of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Russian Soyuz MS-10 manned spacecraft malfunctioned during takeoff and made an emergency landing in Kazakhstan.
The world’s longest flight took place between Singapore and Newark Airport.
The journey covered 9,300 miles in just under 19 hours.
Samsung stopped producing Note 7 phones due to batteries exploding on users.
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Every day brings a new quote – here are the most well-known quotes spoken or written on Oct 11th in history.
To understand the actual world as it is, not as we should wish it to be, is the beginning of wisdom.
All extremes of feeling are allied to madness.
If you can spare some time today, here are some unique holidays you could get involved with.
National Sausage Pizza Day
Alright folks, today we’re celebrating one of the tastiest holidays of the year – National Sausage Pizza Day! So head on down to your favorite pizzeria today and pick up a classic slice of sausage pizza. If you’re feeling bold, though, why not make your own sausage pizza?
National Coming Out Day
National Coming Out Day is all about creating awareness and supporting people to come out and be open about their sexual identity, whatever it may be. These days it’s also a celebration of sexual diversity overall, so get outside today and be proud of who you are!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Abercrombie and Fitch offered $10,000 to cast members of “The Jersey Shore” if they’d agree to stop wearing their brand on the show.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on October 11th, your star sign is Libra.
Libras are great listeners, meaning they often pick up on gossip. However, take care when spilling secrets to Libras, as they can be known as gossip queens!
Those of you that were born in October have the Pink Tourmaline birthstone. The beautiful pink color within the tourmaline is known to protect the bearer’s heart while also supporting the healing of their emotions.
People born on this day were likely conceived on or around January 18 in the same year.
A baby conceived on October 11th, 2023, will likely be born around July 4th, 2024.