This Day in History
January 11
Year 3 Day 163 WWI
 
Year Month Start Date Event
1867 January 11 Fenians sentenced at Toronto.
1878 January 11 Born - January 11 - Percy Chapman Black, politician (d.1961)
1885 January 11 Born - January 11 - Gordon Daniel Conant, lawyer, politician and 12th Premier of Ontario (d.1953)
1909 January 11 January 11 - The Boundary Waters Treaty signed.
1917 January 11 Born - January 11 - John Robarts, lawyer, politician and 17th Premier of Ontario (d.1982)
1922 January 11 January 11 – The world's first insulin treatment is made at the Toronto General Hospital. The successful technique would later win a Nobel Prize for its creators, Frederick Banting and Charles Best.
1930 January 11 Born - January 11 - Harold Greenberg, film producer (d.1996)
1934 January 11 Born - January 11 - Jean Chrétien, politician and 20th Prime Minister of Canada
1939 January 11 Born - January 11 - Anne Heggtveit, alpine skier and Olympic gold medalist
1947 January 11 Died - January 11 - Eva Tanguay, singer and entertainer (b.1879)
1949 January 11 Died - January 11 - John Wesley Brien, physician and politician (b.1864)
1954 January 11 Born - January 11 – Jim Wych, snooker player and sports announcer
1959 January 11 Born - January 11 – Rob Ramage, ice hockey player
1961 January 11 Born - January 11 – Graham Welbourn, swimmer
1969 January 11 Born - January 11 - Andrew Griffiths, field hockey player
1973 January 11 Born - January 11 - Sarah Forbes, field hockey player
1981 January 11 Born - January 11 - Jonathan Mandick, rower
1982 January 11 January 11 - CBC's The National moves to 10 p.m. and The Journal debuts at 10:22 p.m.
1992 January 11 Born - January 11 - Mark Pysyk, hockey defenceman
1994 January 11 January 11 – Daniel Johnson, Jr., becomes premier of Quebec, replacing Robert Bourassa
2001 January 11 Discouraged at the lack of support for sovereignty among the population and a fractious PQ caucus, Lucien Bouchard resigns as Premier of Quebec and retires from public life on January 11.
2002 January 11 January 11 - Ford Motor Co. announces the closing of the truck assembly plant in Oakville, Ontario
2008 January 11 Died - January 11 - Murray Cohl, film producer, co-founder of the Toronto Film Festival and Canada's Walk of Fame (born 1929)
2009 January 11 Died - January 11 - Daryl Seaman, businessman (born 1922)
2010 January 11 Died - January 11 – Gordon Van Tol, Olympic water polo player (born 1961)
2011 January 11 Died - January 11 – Marcel Trudel, 93, historian (born 1917)