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11th January in history

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1849 – Elizabeth Blackwell becomes 1st woman in US to earn medical degree

1879 – Zulu war against British colonial rule in South Africa begins

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

1975 – Soyuz 17 carries 2 cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4

1989 – 140 nations agree to ban chemical weapons (poison gas, etc)

1996 – Space Shuttle STS 72 (Endeavour 10), launches into space

 

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