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January 11th carries a lot of history, significance and diverse events with it. The most popular celebrations on this day are International Thank You Day, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, World Sketchnote Day, International Parity At Work Day, and Heritage Treasures Day.

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Interesting Facts of January 11th

  1. 1. The first recorded assembly of a Ford Model T was completed on January 11, 1904.
  2. 2. Insulin was used for the first time to treat diabetes in a human patient on this day in 1922. The patient was 14-year-old Leonard Thompson in Canada.
  3. 3. In 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General announced that smoking may be hazardous to health, the first such statement from the U.S. government.
  4. 4. Albert Einstein's "General Theory of Relativity" was mathematically proven correct by Arthur Eddington on Jan 11, 1923.
  5. 5. Vesuvius, the only active volcano in mainland Europe, erupted on January 11, 1693.