About July 11

July 11, 2022 is the 192nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 173 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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Cancer is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 195 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 11

  • 1889
    Tijuana, Mexico, is founded.
  • 1893
    A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua.
  • 1906
    The Gillette-Brown murder inspires Theodore Dreiser’s An American Tragedy.
  • 1914
    Babe Ruth makes his debut in Major league baseball.
  • 1919
    The eight-hour working day and free Sunday become law in the Netherlands.
  • 1920
    In the East Prussian plebiscite the local populace decides to remain with Weimar Germany
  • 1930
    Australian cricketer Don Bradman scores a world record 309 runs in one day, on his way to the highest individual Test innings of 334, during a Test match against England.
  • 1936
    The Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.
  • 1943
    World War II: Allied invasion of Sicily – German and Italian troops launch a counter-attack on Allied forces in Sicily.
  • 1947
    The Exodus 1947 heads to Palestine from France.
  • 1957
    Prince 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.
  • 1960
    Independence of Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger.
  • 1971
    Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
  • 1972
    The first game of the World Chess Championship 1972 between challenger Bobby Fischer and defending champion Boris Spassky starts.
  • 1979
    America’s first space station, Skylab, is destroyed as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean.
  • 1983
    A Boeing 737 crashes into hilly terrain after a tail strike in Cuenca, Ecuador, claiming 119 lives.
  • 1990
    Oka Crisis: First Nations land dispute in Quebec, Canada begins.
  • 1995
    A Cubana de Aviación Antonov An-24 crashes into the Caribbean off southeast Cuba killing 44 people.
  • 2006
    209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
  • 2011
    Neptune completes its first orbit since its discovery on September 23, 1846.

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