July 11 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Naadam Holiday (National Day)
Mongolia Public Holiday
Independence Day
Kiribati Public Holiday
Maritime Day
China Observance
World Population Day
- International

Historical Events on July 11

  • 1735: Pluto moved inside the orbit of the planet Neptune for the last time before the 20th It would do it again in 1979.
  • 1740: Jews are forces from Little Russia.
  • 1750: The town of Halifax, Nova Scotia is almost completely burned to the ground by fire.
  • 1789: France’s Finance Minister, Jacques Necker, is dismissed. This act sparks the Storming of the Bastille.
  • 1796: Under terms of the Jay Treaty, the U.S takes possession of Detroit from Great Britain.
  • 1798: The U.S Marine Corps are re-established. After the American Revolutionary War they had been temporarily disbanded.
  • 1801: Jean-Louis Pons – a French astronomer-discovers his first comet. Over the next almost 30-years, he would discover over 35 comets – more than any other astronomer in history.
  • 1804: Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded by U.S. Vice-President Aaron Burr during a duel.
  • 1864: Confederate troops try to invade the city of Washington, D.C at the Battle of Fort Stevens during the American Civil War.
  • 1889: Tijuana in Mexico is officially founded.
  • 1940: The Vichy France regime is founded during World War 2. Philippe Pétain is named Prime Minister of France.
  • 1943: At the Allied Invasion of Sicily during World War 2, Italian and German forces attempt a counter attack.
  • 1960: The novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee is published for the first time in the U.S on this date.
  • 1991: Over 260 people are killed when Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 crashes in Saudi Arabia.
  • 2006: 209 people are killed during the Mumbai Train Bombings in India.
  • 2010: Over 70 people are killed in a double suicide bombing in Kampala, Uganda.

Famous Birthdays on July 11

  • American lawyer and 6th President of the U.S., John Quincy Adams is born in 1767.
  • American astronomer and author, Isabel Martin Lewis is born in 1881.
  • American miner and explorer, James Larkin White is born in 1882.
  • American actor Justin Chambers is born in 1970.
  • American football player Willie Anderson is born in 1975.
  • American rapper and producer, Lil’ Kim is born in 1975.

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