July 11: Day of the Week
July 11, 2018 was the 192nd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 173 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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)
- 911Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.
- 1302Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) – a coalition around the Flemish cities defeats the king of France’s royal army.
- 1346Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected emperor of the Holy Roman Empire.
- 1740Pogrom: Jews are expelled from Little Russia.
- 1798The United States Marine Corps is re-established; they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War.
- 1897Salomon August Andrée leaves Spitsbergen to attempt to reach the North pole by balloon. He later crashes and dies.
- 1921The Red Army captures Mongolia from the White Army and establishes the Mongolian People’s Republic.
- 1971Copper mines in Chile are nationalized.
- 1973Varig Flight 820 crashes near Paris on approach to Orly Airport, killing 123 of the 134 on-board.
- 2006209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India.
Who were born on July 11?
- 1628Tokugawa Mitsukuni, Japanese warlord (d. 1701)
- 1903Sidney Franklin, American bullfighter (d. 1976)
- 1904Niño Ricardo, Spanish flamenco guitarist (d. 1972)
- 1916Gough Whitlam, 21st Prime Minister of Australia
- 1926Frederick Buechner, American author
- 1946Cuthbert Johnson, Benedictine abbot.
- 1965Ernesto Hoost, Dutch kickboxer
- 1975Lil' Kim, American rapper
- 1975Willie Anderson, American football player
- 1976Eduardo Nájera, Mexican-born basketball player
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