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 - 1995 NHL lockout
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1995: The NHL Players Association and team owners reach an agreement to end a lockout that had stretched on for more than three months. As a result, the league shortened the 1994-95 season length from 84 games, the length of the previous two seasons, to 48 games. A total of 468 games were lost due to the lockout, along with the NHL All-Star Game.

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