On this day: January 11

Published On: Jan 10 2013 01:39:09 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 11 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

A U.S. marshal dies in the line of duty for the first time, a landmark report points to the hazards of smoking, the designated hitter comes into play, and Mark McGwire admits to steroid use, all on this day.

OTD January 11 - The WB
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1995: The WB Television Network premieres as a fifth TV network. The network, a joint venture between Warner Bros. and Tribune Broadcasting, would shut down on Sept. 17, 2006, and merge with UPN to form The CW.

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