July 11: Day of the Week
July 11, 2019 was the 192nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 173 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.
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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)
- 1735Mathematical calculations suggest that it is on this day that dwarf planet Pluto moved inside the orbit of Neptune for the last time before 1979.
- 1776Captain James Cook begins his third voyage.
- 1796The United States takes possession of Detroit from Great Britain under terms of the Jay Treaty.
- 1893The first cultured pearl is obtained by Kokichi Mikimoto.
- 1950Pakistan joins the International Monetary Fund and the International Bank.
- 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.
- 1960Independence of Benin, Burkina Faso and Niger.
- 1971Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
- 1973Varig Flight 820 crashes near Paris on approach to Orly Airport, killing 123 of the 134 on-board.
- 1983A Boeing 737 crashes into hilly terrain after a tail strike in Cuenca, Ecuador, claiming 119 lives.
Who were born on July 11?
- 154Bardaisan, Syriac gnostic (d. 222)
- 1886Boris Grigoriev, Russian painter (d. 1939)
- 1903Rudolf Abel, Soviet intelligence officer (d. 1971)
- 1924Brett Somers, Canadian-born actress (d. 2007)
- 1957Michael Rose, Jamaican musician (Black Uhuru)
- 1959Richie Sambora, American musician (Bon Jovi)
- 1962Pauline McLynn, Irish actress
- 1983Kelly Poon, Singaporean singer
- 1985Robert Adamson, American actor
- 1986Yoann Gourcuff, French footballer
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