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History for January 11:
1569 - First lottery is held in England, at St. Paul's Cathedral.
1813 - First pineapples planted in Hawaii.
1892 - Hawaii Historical Society founded.
1935 - Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California.
1963 - Beatles release "Please Please Me" and "Ask Me Why."
1975 - Russians' Soyuz 17 is launched.
1983 - Billy Martin named Yankee manager for the 3rd time.
1755 - Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the US Treasury.
1807 - Ezra Cornell, founded Western Union Telegraph & Cornell University.
1842 - William James, Philospher
1926 - Grant Tinker, Network Executive