On January 11, 1943, the United States and Great
Britain relinquished by treaty their extraterritorial claims in
China. This abandonment effectively ended the jurisdiction of the
extraterritorial United States Court for China (established 1906)
and the British Supreme Court in China.
Read more about the United States Court for China - which one scholar has called 'probably the strangest federal tribunal ever constituted by Congress' - in a short online history of the US Ninth Circuit.
On January 11, 1759, America's first life insurance
company was incorporated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The
Corporation for Relief of Poor and Distressed Widows and Children of
Presbyterian Ministers was established by Presbyterians to support
the families of their ministers. In 1988, the company's named was
changed to the Presbyterian Ministers' Fund. The company later
became Covenant Life Insurance Company before being acquired by
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in 2002.
Read a history of the Presbyterian Ministers' Fund from the Pennsylvania Historical Society.