July 11: Day of the Week
July 11, 2023 is the 192nd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 173 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac 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.
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July 11 Historical Event(s)
- 1616Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
- 1776Captain James Cook begins his third voyage.
- 1848Waterloo railway station in London opens.
- 1893The first cultured pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto.
- 1921Former U.S. President William Howard Taft is sworn in as 10th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, becoming the only person to ever be both President and Chief Justice.
- 1943World War II: Allied invasion of Sicily – German and Italian troops launch a counter-attack on Allied forces in Sicily.
- 1957Prince 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.
- 1962First transatlantic satellite television transmission.
- 1971Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
- 1973Varig Flight 820 crashes near Paris on approach to Orly Airport, killing 123 of the 134 on-board.
Who were born on July 11?
- 1886Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
- 1931Thurston Harris, American singer (d. 1990)
- 1937Pai Hsien-yung, Taiwanese writer
- 1946Beverly Todd American actress
- 1953Bramwell Tovey, English-born conductor and composer
- 1962Gaetan Duchesne, French Canadian ice hockey player (d. 2007)
- 1962Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
- 1964Craig Charles, English actor
- 1965Tony Cottee, English footballer
- 1981Andre Johnson, American football player
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