Events, January 11th

1569 – England’s first state lottery was held.

1770 – The first shipment of rhubarb was sent to the United States from London.

1878 – In New York, milk was delivered in glass bottles for the first time by Alexander Campbell.

1902 – “Popular Mechanics” magazine was published for the first time.

1913 – The first sedan-type car was unveiled at the National Automobile Show in New York City. The car was manufactured by the Hudson Motor Company.

1922 – At Toronto General Hospital, Leonard Thompson became the first person to be successfully treated with insulin.

1935 – Amelia Earhart Putnam became the first woman to fly solo from Hawaii to California.

1958 – “Seahunt” with Lloyd Bridges (father of Jeff and Beau Bridges) debuted on CBS-TV. The show was aired on the network for four years. (Image: mycomicshop.com)

1964 – U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report that said that smoking cigarettes was a definite health hazard.

1973 – Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated-hitter rule on a trial basis.

1992 – Paul Simon began a concert tour in South Africa. He was the first international star to perform in South Africa following the end of the UN cultural boycott.

(Source: on-this-day.com)

Posted in All Stories, Annoucer Blogs, Jeff Tagged with: ,

Jewel 99.3 @iHeart Radio

+ Follow Us

Upcoming Events

  1. Collingwood Art on the Street

    May 18 - October 12
  2. Olivet Baptist Church’s Annual Vacation Bible School

    June 17 @ 3:30 pm - June 21 @ 6:00 pm
  3. Devin Cuddy Band

    June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  4. The Treblemakers Adult Community Choir-Rock and Roll Treasures

    June 21 @ 12:00 am - June 23 @ 12:00 am
  5. 20th Annual Wasaga Cruisers Fun Run

    June 21 @ 12:00 am - June 22 @ 12:00 am

+ On-Air & Shows