July 11 Holidays

July 11 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 11 Calendar

July 11th Daily Holidays include:

  • All American Pet Photo Day
  • Bowdler’s Day
  • Cheer Up the Lonely Day
  • Chick-fil-A’s Cow Appreciation Day – July 11, 2023 (Second Tuesday in July)
  • Cow Appreciation Day – July 11, 2023 (Second Tuesday in July)
  • Day of the Five Billion
  • International Essential Oils Day
  • International Sister Cities Day – July 11, 2023
  • Make Your Own Sundae Day
  • Major League Baseball All Star Game – July 11, 2023
  • National Blueberry Muffin Day
  • National Cheer Up The Lonely Day
  • National Mojito Day
  • National Rainier Cherries Day
  • National Swimming Pool Day
  • Slurpee Day or 7-11’s Birthday
  • World Population Day

July 11: Famous Birthdays

  • July 11,1806 – James Smith, Irish-American lawyer and politician who was a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania (b. 1719)
  • July 11,1989 – Laurence Olivier, English actor, director and producer (Wuthering Heights, Rebecca, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof) (b. 1907)
  • July 11,2007 – Lady Bird Johnson, 43rd First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)

July 11: Historical Events

  • July 11,1798 – The U.S. Marine Corps is re-established after they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War
  • July 11,1804 – During a duel, the Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton
  • July 11,1848 – Waterloo railway station in London opens
  • July 11,1889 – Tijuana, Mexico is founded
  • July 11,1914 – The USS Nevada is launched
  • July 11,1921 – Former President of the United States William Howard Taft is sworn in as the 10th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court
  • July 11,1922 – The Hollywood Bowl amphitheater opens
  • July 11,1936 – New York City opens the Triborough Bridge to traffic for the first time
  • July 11,1960 – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is published in the United States
  • July 11,1962 – First transatlantic satellite television transmission
  • July 11,1973 – The FAA bans smoking in airplane lavatories after Varig Flight 820 crashes near Paris, France killing 123 of the 134 on board
  • July 11,1977 – The Presidential Medal of Freedom is posthumously awarded to Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • July 11,1979 – America’s first space station, Skylab is destroyed as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean
  • July 11,1991 – All 261 passengers and crew on board Nigeria Airways Flight 2120 crashes in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • July 11,2006 – 209 people are killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai, India
  • July 11,2010 – 74 people are killed in twin suicide bombings at two locations in Kampala, Uganda

July 11: Music Events

  • July 11,1969 – Honky Tonk Women is released by The Rolling Stones
  • July 11,1970 – The cover of Summertime Blues is released by The Who
  • July 11,1970 – The Woodstock soundtrack to the film hits #1
  • July 11,1970 – Mama Told Me Not to Come by Three Dog Night hits #1 (video below)
  • July 11,2009 – I Gotta Feelin by the Black Eyed Peas replaces another of their songs Boom Boom Pow at #1

July 11: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 11 is Cancer.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The July birthstones are Rubies. Ruby birthstone is a sight to behold. Its deep red hue, with a hint of purple, is known as “pigeon’s blood” in the trade. It’s a variety of the mineral corundum, and its color comes from trace amounts of chromium. The more chromium, the deeper the red.


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