July 11 in History – What happened on 11 July in Past

✅ Published on July 11th, 2021 in July in History

11 July - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on July 11, the day number in a year is 192 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 193. July 11 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

July 11 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1302Flemish infantry defeat a large French army near Kortrijk atthe Battle of the Golden Spurs.
1346Charles IV of Luxembourg was made Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
1405Chinese explorer Zheng He led a massive fleet of 317 ships fromSuzhou on a trade mission to India.
1405Marking the start of Ming China's treasure voyages, AdmiralZheng He's expeditionary fleet set sail towards foreign regions on the South China Sea and Indian Ocean.
1673A defense treaty was signed between the Netherlands and Denmark.
1735Mathematical calculations suggest that before 1979 Pluto finally moved to ninth position for the eighth farthest planet from the Sun.
1750Halifax Scotia of Nova was almost completely destroyed by fire.
1776The famous 'James Cook' started his third sea voyage today.
1781Thomas Hutchins designated the geography of America.
1789Louis XVI of France rejected the popular Chief Minister Jack Necker.
1804U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounded former U.S.Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during a duel in Weehawken, NewJersey.
1804Alexander Hamilton was shot during a duel with Aaron Burr and died the next day.
1833Noongar warrior Yagan, wanted for leading attacks on whitecolonists in Western Australia, was killed, becoming a symbol of theunjust and sometimes brutal treatment of the indigenous peoples ofAustralia by colonial settlers.
1848London Waterloo station, Britain's busiest railway station bypassenger usage, was opened by the London and South Western Railway.
1864American Civil War-Confederate forces under Jubal Early beganan unsuccessful attempt to capture Washington, D.C..
1882Anglo-Egyptian War-British naval forces began theirbombardment of Alexandria against Urabi forces.
1889Tijuana city in Mexico was founded. It is the largest city in Baja California of Mexico. It is the industrial and financial centre of Mexico. Global city standard is maintained by Tijuana. It is one of the biggest and important global city.
1889Sowa Bazaar Club became the first Indian team to participate in a football tournament.
1893Kokichi Mikimoto obtained first cultured pearl. He was a Japanese entrepreneur. He was credited for giving start to pearl industry. A pearl is a hard material obtained from molluscs. It is made naturally by molluscs for protection.
1914USS Nevada, the United States Navy's first 'super-dreadnought', was launched.
1919The Netherlands legislated an eight-hour day and free Sunday for workers.
1921Red army captured the Mongolia from white army and established Mongolian People’s Republic. The white army was anti-communist, Russian patriotic which was supported by US, empire of Japan and many other countries while the red army was pro-communist.
1921Former President of the United States William Howard Taft wassworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, making him the onlyperson to ever hold both positions.
1921Mongolia declared its independence.
1922Hollywood was founded. Hollywood is the name of the film industry in the United States.
1940Vichy France was formally founded during 2nd world war. Philippe Petain became the prime minister. It was a pro-axis state which was having a puppet government under German rule. This event occurred after the German invasion of France.
1940French World War I hero Philippe Pétain became Chief of State of Vichy France.
1943In a massive ethnic cleansing operation, units of the UkrainianInsurgent Army attacked various Polish villages in the Volhynia regionof present-day Ukraine, killing the Polish civilians and burning thosesettlements to the ground.
1943The American won the Battle of Enogai from New Georgia.
1957Prince Karim al-Hussayni succeeded Sultan Mahommed Shah asthe Aga Khan, becoming the 49th Imam of the Shia Ismaili Muslims.
1957Aga Khan, an Islamic religious leader and founding member of the Muslim League, died.
1960The state of Katanga broke apart from Congo during Congo crisis. It was a period comprised of a series of civil wars. This occurred just after the independence of Congo from Belgium. Opposite sides which were fighting in the war was supported by both US and Soviet Union in the period of Cold War.
1960To Kill a Mockingbird, a novel by Harper Lee, featuring themesof racial injustice and the destruction of innocence in the AmericanDeep South, was first published.
1962First transatlantic transmission of satellite television was done. It is a system for transmitting television program signals through communication satellite. Before the invention of this system, cable networks were used for exchange.
1962NASA announced for manned mission moon. The announcement of lunar orbiting missions was also done. NASA named this project as Project Apollo. It was a series of missions in which many lunar launches took place and ended finally with human landing on moon.
1975A 2200-year-old cemetery was discovered in China, in which 3000 life-size statues of soldiers were buried.
1977Presidential Medal of Freedom was posthumously awarded to Martin Luther King Jr. he was a great humanist and activist. He was best non for non violent civil disobedience movements in US against racism. Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest civilian award of USA.
1977Martin Luther King Jr. was awarded the Medal of Freedom.
1979First American space station was destroyed. The Skylab space station destroyed when it was entering in the earth’s atmosphere. The event occurred in skies above Indian Ocean. It was a space observatory. The space station was operated by US’s NASA.
1979The US space laboratory Sky Lab fell to Earth. It fell in the Indian Ocean and Western Australia.
1981The Writers Guild of America ended its 13-week strike.
1986The Parliament of New Zealand passed the Homosexual Law ReformAct, legalising consensual homosexual sex.
1987The world's population took the figure of five billion. The United Nations decided to celebrate July 11 as Population Day.
1987Australian Prime Minister Robert Hawke's government was elected for a third term.
1991Shortly after takeoff from King Abdulaziz InternationalAirport, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 caught fire in mid-flight and crashed, killing all 261 occupants on board.
1995Bosnian Genocide-Bosnian Serb forces began the Srebrenicamassacre in the region of Srebrenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, eventuallykilling an estimated total of 8,000 Bosniaks.
199790 people died in a fire at the worst hotel in the city of Pattaya, Thailand.
2006There were serial blasts in Mumbai in which 209 people were killed.
2008Apple launched iPhone 3G.
2009The fifteenth Non-Aligned Movement Summit began in Sharm el Sheik, Egypt.
2011An explosion at the Evangelos Florakis Naval Base killed 12people, including the head of the Cyprus Navy, making it the worstpeacetime military accident in Cypriot history.
2012The discovery of fifth moon of Pluto was announced by astronomers. The styx was the name which was given to the moon. The discovery was done after the unclear images of plutonic system. It was imagined that there exist a moon along with Charon which is the largest moon of Pluto. The spacecraft images are not discovered later.

Famous Birthdays of July 11 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1603Kenelm Digby / Astrologer / United Kingdom
1943Peter Jensen / Metropolitan / Australia
1925Charles Chaynes / Composer / France
1723Jean-François Marmontel / Author / France
1950Bonnie Pointer / Singer / United States of America
1953Peter Brown / Writer / United States of America
1916Reg Varney / Actor / United Kingdom
1911Erna Flegel / Nurse / Germany
1966Ricky Warwick / Musician / Ireland
1967Andy Ashby / Baseball Player / United States of America
1957Michael Rose / Singer / Jamaica
1836Antônio Carlos Gomes / Composer / Brazil
1899E. B. White / Journalist / United States of America
1944Lou Hudson / Basketball Player / United States of America
1990Mona Barthel / Tennis Player / Germany
1923Tun Tun / Actress / India
1932Jean-Guy Talbot / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1956Amitav Ghosh / Author / United States of America
1988Étienne Capoue / Footballer / France
1995Tyler Medeiros / Singer / Canada
1918Venetia Burney / Educator / United Kingdom
1963Lisa Rinna / Actress / United States of America
1967Jhumpa Lahiri / Writer / United States of America
1899Wilfrid Israel / Business Man / Germany
1653Sarah Good / Criminal / United States of America
1985Robert Adamson / Actor / United States of America
1970Eric Owens / Singer / United States of America
1892Thomas Mitchell / Actor / United States of America
1955Balaji Sadasivan / Politician / Singapore
1983Engin Baytar / Footballer / Turkey

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