This Day in History on 11 January

The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam.

On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 11 January. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1859 – Load Curzon: George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, English politician, 35th Governor-General of India (d. 1925)

1944 – Shibu Soren, Indian politician, 3rd Chief Minister of Jharkhand

1954 – Kailash Satyarthi, Indian engineer, academic, and activist, Nobel Prize laureate

1973 – Rahul Dravid, Indian cricketer and captain

Death/ Death Anniversary

1966 – Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indian academic and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of India (b. 1904)

2014 – Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (b. 1928)

Further Reading

Month-wise This Day in History