11th January

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2013 US Flu Epidemic US health officials advise that Flu has reached levels in United States.
2011 China Tests its Stealth Fighter China tests its first stealth fighter jet; the fifteen minute flight completed successfully.
2000 Fishing - 7 feared dead after fishing vessel lost Seven fishermen are feared drowned off the Scottish coast after the disappearance of their dredger in force nine gales.
1998 100 die in massacre in Algeria Islamic extremists are blamed for the death of 100 people in two villages in Algeria. Homemade bombs were thrown into a cinema and a mosque in Haouche Sahraroui.
1973 Open University The first Open University degrees are awarded
1971 First divorce The first divorce is granted under the UK divorce act
1935 First solo flight across the Pacific Amelia Earhart begins her solo flight across the Pacific, taking off from Honolulu, Hawaii.
1928 Bing Crosby records Ol Man River While with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, Bing Crosby records Ol Man River.
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