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11 July

138 – Roman Empire – Caesar Titus Aelius Hadrainus Antoninus Augustus Pius became Roman Emperor. http://www.roman-empire.net/highpoint/antoninus.html

472 – Roman Empire – Emperor Anthemius executed, Anicius Olybrius Augustus appointed Roman Emperor (west). http://www.roman-empire.net/collapse/anthemius.html http://www.roman-empire.net/collapse/olybrius.html

155 – Rome – Pope Pius I died. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Pius_I

1174 – Jerusalem – Baldwin IV became king, aged 13. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldwin_IV_of_Jerusalem

1276 – Rome – Ottobuono Fieschi became Pope Adrian V. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Adrian_V

1302 – Flanders – Battle of the Golden Spurs (Franco Flemish War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Golden_Spurs

1346 – Holy Roman Empire – Charles IV of Luxembourg became Emperor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_IV,_Holy_Roman_Emperor

1405 – China – Zheng He began exploration of world. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zheng_He

1740 – Little Russia (Ukraine) – Jews expelled.

1750 – Canada – Fire destroyed most Halifax, Nova Scotia.


1804 – USA – Burr-Hamilton Duel. https://youtu.be/TLqf08oZIzk WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burr%E2%80%93Hamilton_duel

1848 – UK – Waterloo station, London opened. http://www.networkrail.co.uk/virtualarchive/waterloo-station/

1864 – USA – Battle of Fort Steven began (American Civil war). http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/fort-stevens.html

1882 – Egypt – Bombardment of Alexandria began (Anglo-Egypt War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombardment_of_Alexandria

1889 – Mexico – Tijuana founded. http://www.digthatcrazyfarout.com/oldtj/TJ_history.htm


1897 – Norway – Salomon August Andrée, Knut Frænkel and Nils Strinberg left Spitsbergen to attempt to reach the North Pole by balloon. http://youtu.be/BetupfuKL7o http://www.ku-prism.org/polarscientist/andreemystery/andreeindex.html

1902 – UK – Arthur Balfour became Prime Minister (Conservative). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/arthur-james-balfour

1914 – USA – USS Nevada launched. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Nevada_(BB-36)

1921 – Ireland – Irish War of Independence ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_War_of_Independence

1922 – USA – The Hollywood Bowl opened. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/hollywood-bowl-opens


1936 – USA – Triborough Bridge, New York City, opened to traffic. http://youtu.be/GI4G2ORgVLY https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triborough_Bridge

1940 – France – Philippe Pétain became Prime Minister. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_P%C3%A9tain

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked submarine yards at Danzig (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1943 – Tunisia – RAF plane crashed near Tunis-El Aouuna Airport, 6 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430711-10

1943 – Italy – USAAF plane crashed at Pantano D’Arcia, Sicily, 11 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430711-11

1943 – Italy – Two USAAF plane crashed near Scoglitti, Sicily, 9 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430711-13

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1943 – Italy – Five USAAF planes crashed off Sicily, 24 killed (WWII).

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1943 – Italy – USAAF plane crashed near Gela, Sicily, 4 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430711-3

1945 – Kenya – SAAF plane crashed off Kisumu, 28 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450711-2

1946 – USA – TWA Flight 513 crashed near Reading Municipal Airport/Spaatz Field, PA, 5 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19460711-0

1947 – Brazil – FAB plane crashed near São Paulo-Campo de Marte Airport, SP, 2 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470711-0

1952 – Brazil – FAB plane crashed off Maraú, BA, 13 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520711-0

1961 – USA – United Airlines Flight 859 crashed at Stapleton International Airport, Denver, Colorado, 18 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19610711-1

1973 – France – Varig Flight 820 crashed near Orly Airport, 123 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19730711-0

1978 – Spain – Truck carrying liquid gas crashed and exploded at Tarragona, 216 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Alfaques_disaster

1979 – Indonesia – Garuda Indonesia plane crashed at Mount Sibayak, 61 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19790711-0

1983 – Ecuador – TAME plane crashed near Cuenca, 119 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19830711-0


1991 – Saudi Arabia – Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 crashed near Jeddah –King Abdulaziz International Airport, 261 killed. https://youtu.be/Je03UugXFSs WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19910711-0

1995 – Bosnia – Srebrenica massacre began (Bosnian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Srebrenica_massacre

1997 – Northern Ireland – Nationalist Riots ended (The Troubles). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1997_nationalist_riots_in_Northern_Ireland

2006 – India – Mumbai Train Bomings, 209 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Mumbai_train_bombings

2010 – Uganda – Kampala Attacks, 74+ killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/July_2010_Kampala_attacks

2011 – Russia – Angara Airlines Flight 5007 crashed in Ob River, Siberia, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20110711-0

2011 – Cyprus – Evangelos Florakis Naval Base Explosion, 13 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangelos_Florakis_Naval_Base_explosion