All About October 11th
October 11th Holidays
- “You Go, Girl” Day
- General Pulaski Memorial Day
- International Day of the Girl Child
- Myths and Legends Day
- National Coming Out Day
- National It’s My Party Day
- National Sausage Pizza Day
- Southern Food Heritage Day
October 11th Horoscope is Libra
- Date range: September 23 – October 22
- Element: Air
- Quality: Cardinal
- Color: Pink, Green
- Ruler: Venus
- Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
- Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
- Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue and Gwen Stefani.
October 11th Trivia
- 1693 – A powerful earthquake destroys parts of Sicily and Malta.
- 1805 – The Michigan Territory is created.
- 1863 – : CSS Alabama encounters and sinks the USS Hatteras off Galveston Lighthouse in Texas in the American Civil War.
- 1884 – Eleanor Roosevelt, Former First Lady of the United States, was born in New York City, NY.
- 1908 – Grand Canyon National Monument is created.
- 1922 – First use of insulin to treat diabetes in a human patient.
- 1935 – Amelia Earhart becomes the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to California.
- 1846 – The #1 movie was, “Notorious.”
- 1966 – Luke Perry, American actor known for his role as Dylan on tv series, “90210,” was born in Mansfield, OH.
- 1961 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Hit The Road Jack,” by Ray Charles and his Orchestra.
- 1962 – Joan Cusack, American actress was born in New York City, NY.
- 1962 – An avalanche on Huascarán in Peru causes around 4,000 deaths.
- 1970 – The #1 movie was, “Tora! Tora! Tora!.”
- 1974 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “I Honestly Love You,” by Olivia Newton-John.
- 1988 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Love Bites,” by Def Leppard.
- 1995 – The #` song on the Adult Top 40 was, “Kiss from a Rose,” by Seal.
- 1995 – The #1 movie was, “Seven,” starring Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt.
- 2003 – Illinois Governor George Ryan commutes the death sentences of 167 prisoners on Illinois’s death row based on the Jon Burge scandal.
- 2012 – U.S. resident Donald A. Gorske ate his 26,000th McDonald’s Big Mac after 40 years of eating Big Macs on a daily basis setting a world record for most eaten Big Macs.