Dateline January 11:
- 1922 the first use of insulin to treat a diabetes patient.
- 1935 Emilia Earheart is the first woman to fly solo from hawaii to california.
- 1942 Japan declares war on, and invades the netherland east indies.
- 1943 Both brittain and the united states give up territorial holdings in china.
- 1949 first recorded snowfall is recorded in Los Angeles.
- 1964 the united states Surgeon General publishes report that smoking may be bad for your health.
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