Today’s Memorable U. S. Events
- Jan 11 1861 – Alabama becomes the fourth State to secede from the Union in the build up to the Civil War
Notable U. S. Birthday
Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was the first United States Secretary of the Treasury, a Founding Father, economist, and political philosopher. He led calls for the Philadelphia Convention, was one of America’s first Constitutional lawyers, and cowrote the Federalist Papers, a primary source for Constitutional interpretation.