The events happened on 11th January are :
1935 : Amelia Earhart's Hawaii-to-California flight : On this day in 1935, Amelia Earhart, one of the world's most celebrated aviators, made the first successful solo flight from Hawaii to California, a distance longer than that from the United States to Europe.
2001 : The U.S. Federal Communications Commission approved the merger of America Online and Time Warner, and AOL Time Warner (since shortened to Time Warner) stock began trading the next morning.
1964 : U.S. Surgeon General Luther L. Terry announced that cigarette smoking is linked to lung cancer.
1878 : Milk was delivered for the first time in glass bottles in New York City.
1861 : Alabama seceded from the Union, the fourth state to do so in the run-up to the American Civil War.
1755/57 : Alexander Hamilton, the first secretary of the U.S. Treasury, was born in the British West Indies.
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