January 11th

 

 

 

January 11, 1908

The Grand Canyon National Monument is created.

 

 

 

January 11, 1910

Nikos Kavvadias is born. Kavvadias was one of the most popular poets and writers in Greece, writing mostly about his adventures in the sea.

 

 

January 11, 1922

Insulin is used for the first time as a treatment in a diabetic person.

 

 

 

January 11, 1966

Alberto Giacometti dies. He was a Swiss sculptor and painter mostly influenced by Surrealism  and Expressionism.

 

January 11, 1986

The Gateway Bridge in Queensland, Australia is opened.

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