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Events of July 11th:
July 11th is the 192nd day of the year (193rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 173 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 11th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 11th:
1274 Robert the Bruce (Scottish King)
1653 Sarah Good (accused of being a witch during the Salem witchcraft trials)
1767 John Quincy Adams (6th US President)
1864 Charles Dawson (archaeologist - discovered of Piltdown Man, which was later discovered to be a fraud)
1920 Yul Brynner (actor)
1950 Bonnie Pointer (singer - The Pointer Sisters)
1953 Leon Spinks (boxer)
1957 Peter Murphy (singer - Bauhaus)
1959 Suzanne Vega (singer)
1959 Richie Sambora (guitarist - Bon Jovi)
1964 Craig Charles (actor)
1966 Melanie Appleby (singer - Mel and Kim)
1975 Lil' Kim (rapper, actress)
July 11th in History:
1533 King Henry VIII of England is excommunicated by Pope Clement VII.
1796 United States takes possession of Detroit from Britain under the terms of the Jay Treaty.
1848 Waterloo Station opens in London.
1914 Babe Ruth makes his debut in Major League Baseball.
1921 Truce called in Irish war of independence.
1921 Mongolia declares independence from China.
1922 The Hollywood Bowl opens.
1971 Chile nationalizes the country's copper mines.
1977 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
1979 The Skylab space station is destroyed when it re-enters the Earth's atmosphere.
1995 Bosnian Serb forces carry out a massacre of captured Muslim men in the town of Srebrenica.
July 11th is also:
First day of Naadam Holiday (Mongolia)
UN World Population Day
Flemish Day (Belgium)
China National Maritime Day
Feast of Saint Benedict of Nursia (Catholicism)
People born on July 11th are Cancer
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