About July 11

July 11, 2021 is the 192nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 173 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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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 205 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 11

  • 472
    After being besieged in Rome by his own generals, Western Roman Emperor Anthemius is captured in the Old St. Peter’s Basilica and put to death.
  • 911
    Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.
  • 1346
    Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1576
    Martin Frobisher sights Greenland.
  • 1616
    Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
  • 1750
    Halifax, Nova Scotia is almost completely destroyed by fire.
  • 1833
    Noongar Australian aboriginal warrior Yagan, wanted for the murder of white colonists in Western Australia, is killed.
  • 1893
    A revolution led by the liberal general and politician, José Santos Zelaya, takes over state power in Nicaragua.
  • 1893
    The first cultured pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto.
  • 1914
    Babe Ruth makes his debut in Major league baseball.
  • 1936
    The Triborough Bridge in New York City is opened to traffic.
  • 1943
    Massacres of Poles in Volhynia.
  • 1943
    World War II: Allied invasion of Sicily – German and Italian troops launch a counter-attack on Allied forces in Sicily.
  • 1960
    Congo Crisis: The State of Katanga breaks away from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  • 1962
    First transatlantic satellite television transmission.
  • 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.
  • 1987
    According to the United Nations, the world population crosses the 5,000,000,000 (5 billion) mark.
  • 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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