July 11th

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The July 11 is the 192nd day of the Gregorian calendar (the 193rd in leap years ), thus still 173 days remain until the end of the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Politics and world events

1302: Battle of the Spurs
1613: Tsar Mikhail I.
1789: Jacques Necker
1871: Yohannes IV.
1920: Referendums in East Prussia
1940: Marshal Pétain
  • 1940: After the National Assembly of the Third French Republic had passed a corresponding enabling law the day before, Marshal Pétain promulgated the first three of the constitutional acts that created the Vichy regime .
  • 1945: The Allied Command meets for the first time in Berlin . It exercises control in the city, which has been divided into four sectors by the victorious powers.
1947: Exodus


1893: growing of pearls

science and technology

1897: Balloon crew and ground crew before take-off
1979: The establishment of Skylab



  • 1276: Because many cardinals in the conclave are exhausted from the summer heat, they finally agree on Ottobono Fieschi, who decides on the Pope's name Hadrian V. A month later, the not yet enthroned Pope dies of heat death.
1742: Benedict XIV.


Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .


1966: Logo of the soccer World Cup

Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field . Entries on football world championship games can be found in the sub-pages of football world championships . The same goes for European football championships .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century



20th century






Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century

20th century



21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Benedict of Nursia , Roman founder of the order, is considered the founder of Christian monasticism in the West, patron saint of Europe (Protestant, Anglican, Roman Catholic)
    • Renée de France , French supporter of the Reformation (Protestant)

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .

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