July 11th Events

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July 11th, 2006 (July 11 2006)Event209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
July 11th, 1995 (July 11 1995)EventFull diplomatic relations are established between the United States and Vietnam.
July 11th, 1995 (July 11 1995)EventA Cubana de Aviacion Antonov An-24 crashes into the Caribbean off southeast Cuba killing 44 people.
July 11th, 1995 (July 11 1995)Event8000 Bosnian men and children are killed by Serbian troops commanded my Ratko Mladic in Potocari near Srebrenica Bosnia and Herzegovina.
July 11th, 1991 (July 11 1991)EventA Nationair DC-8 crashes during an emergency landing at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, killing 261. The Canadian charter flight was ferrying Hajj pilgrims on behalf of Nigeria Airways.
July 11th, 1990 (July 11 1990)EventOka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.
July 11th, 1987 (July 11 1987)EventAccording to the United Nations, the world population crosses the 5,000,000,000 (5 billion) mark.
July 11th, 1983 (July 11 1983)EventA Boeing 727 crashes into hilly terrain after a tail strike in Cuenca, Ecuador, claiming 119 lives.
July 11th, 1982 (July 11 1982)EventFIFA World Cup: Italy defeats West Germany 3-1 to win their third title.
July 11th, 1979 (July 11 1979)EventThe space station Skylab reenters the Earths atmosphere.
July 11th, 1978 (July 11 1978)EventLos Alfaques Disaster: A truck carrying liquid gas crashes and explodes at a coastal campsite in Tarragona, Spain killing 216 tourists.
July 11th, 1977 (July 11 1977)EventMartin Luther King Jr. is posthumously awarded the Medal of Freedom.Martin Luther Quotes
July 11th, 1973 (July 11 1973)EventA Brazilian Boeing 707 crashes near Paris on approach to Orly Airport, killing 123 of the 134 on-board.
July 11th, 1971 (July 11 1971)EventCopper mines in Chile are nationalized.
July 11th, 1962 (July 11 1962)EventFirst transatlantic satellite television transmission.
July 11th, 1960 (July 11 1960)EventIndependence of Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger.
July 11th, 1960 (July 11 1960)EventTo Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is first published.
July 11th, 1957 (July 11 1957)EventPrince Karim Husseini Aga Khan IV inherits the office of Imamat as the 49th Imam of Shia Imami Ismaili worldwide, after the death of Sir Sultan Mahommed Shah Aga Khan III.
July 11th, 1955 (July 11 1955)EventThe phrase In God We Trust is added to all U.S. currency.
July 11th, 1950 (July 11 1950)EventPakistan joins the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank.
July 11th, 1947 (July 11 1947)EventThe Exodus 1947 heads to Palestine from France.
July 11th, 1944 (July 11 1944)EventFranklin D. Roosevelt announces that he will run for a fourth term as President of the United States.
July 11th, 1943 (July 11 1943)EventMassacres of Poles in Volhynia.
July 11th, 1943 (July 11 1943)EventWorld War II: Allied invasion of SicilyGerman and Italian troops launch a counter-attack on Allied forces in Sicily.
July 11th, 1940 (July 11 1940)EventWorld War II: Vichy France regime is formally establishedied in Henri Philippe Petain becomes Prime Minister of France.
July 11th, 1936 (July 11 1936)EventThe Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.
July 11th, 1922 (July 11 1922)EventThe Hollywood Bowl opens.
July 11th, 1921 (July 11 1921)EventA truce is called in the Irish War of Independence; see Irish calendar.
July 11th, 1921 (July 11 1921)EventFormer U.S. President William Howard Taft is sworn in as 10th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the only person to ever be both President and Chief Justice.
July 11th, 1921 (July 11 1921)EventOuter Mongolia gains its independence from the Republic of China.
July 11th, 1919 (July 11 1919)EventThe eight-hour working day and free Sunday become law in the Netherlands.
July 11th, 1914 (July 11 1914)EventBabe Ruth makes his debut in Major league baseball.Babe Ruth Quotes
July 11th, 1906 (July 11 1906)EventThe Gillette-Brown murder inspires Theodore Dreiser s An American Tragedy.Theodore Dreiser Quotes
July 11th, 1897 (July 11 1897)EventSalomon August Andree leaves Spitsbergen to attempt to reach the North pole by balloon. He later crashes and dies.
July 11th, 1895 (July 11 1895)EventThe Lumiere brothers demonstrate film technology to scientists.
July 11th, 1893 (July 11 1893)EventThe first cultured pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto.
July 11th, 1893 (July 11 1893)EventA revolution led by the liberal general and politician, Jose Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua.
July 11th, 1889 (July 11 1889)EventTijuana, Mexico, is founded.
July 11th, 1882 (July 11 1882)EventThe British Mediterranean fleet begins the Bombardment of Alexandria in Egypt as part of the 1882 Anglo-Egyptian War.Ang Lee Quotes
July 11th, 1864 (July 11 1864)EventAmerican Civil War: Battle of Fort Stevens; Confederate forces attempt to invade Washington, D.C..
July 11th, 1859 (July 11 1859)EventA Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is published.Charles Dickens Quotes
July 11th, 1848 (July 11 1848)EventWaterloo railway station in London opens.
July 11th, 1811 (July 11 1811)EventItalian scientist Amedeo Avogadro publishes his memoir about molecular content of gases.
July 11th, 1804 (July 11 1804)EventVice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.Alexander Hamilton Quotes
July 11th, 1798 (July 11 1798)EventThe United States Marine Corps is re-established; they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War.
July 11th, 1796 (July 11 1796)EventThe United States takes possession of Detroit from Great Britain under terms of the Jay Treaty.
July 11th, 1789 (July 11 1789)EventJacques Necker is dismissed as France s Finance Minister sparking the Storming of the Bastille.
July 11th, 1776 (July 11 1776)EventCaptain James Cook begins his third voyage.
July 11th, 1750 (July 11 1750)EventHalifax, Nova Scotia is almost completely destroyed by fire.
July 11th, 1740 (July 11 1740)EventPogrom: Jews are expelled from Little Russia.
July 11th, 1735 (July 11 1735)EventMathematical calculations suggest that it was on this day that Pluto moved from the ninth to the eighth most distant planet from the Sun for the last time before 1979.
July 11th, 1616 (July 11 1616)EventSamuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
July 11th, 1576 (July 11 1576)EventMartin Frobisher sights Greenland.
July 11th, 1476 (July 11 1476)EventGiuliano della Rovere is appointed bishop of Coutances.
July 11th, 1405 (July 11 1405)EventChinese fleet commander Zheng He sets sail to explore the world for the first time.
July 11th, 1346 (July 11 1346)EventCharles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
July 11th, 1302 (July 11 1302)EventBattle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch)a coalition around the Flemish cities defeats the king of France s massive army.
July 11th, 1156 (July 11 1156)EventSiege of Shirakawa-den in Japan.
July 11th, 0911 (July 11 0911)EventSigning of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.

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