Friday, November 22, 2019 (Week 47)

July 11 in History

What happened on July 11 in history?

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on july 11 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on july 11 in history.

1995
Full diplomatic relations are established between the United States and Vietnam.
1975
Archaeologists unearth an army of 8,000 life-size clay figures created more than 2,000 years ago for the Emperor Qin Shi Huang.
1972
American forces break the 95-day siege at An Loc in Vietnam.
1942
In the RAF’s longest bombing raid of World War II, 44 British Lancaster bombers attack the Polish port of Danzig.
1862
President Abraham Lincoln appoints General Henry Halleck as general-in-chief of the Federal army.
1804
Alexander Hamilton is mortally wounded by Aaron Burr in a duel.
1799
An Anglo-Turkish armada bombards Napoleon Bonaparte‘s troops in Alexandria to no avail.
1786
Morocco agrees to stop attacking American ships in the Mediterranean for a payment of $10,000.
1708
The French are defeated at Oudenarde, Malplaquet, in the Netherlands by the Duke of Marlborough and Eugene of Savoy.
1533
Henry VIII is excommunicated from the Catholic Church by Pope Clement VII.
1346
Charles IV of Luxembourg is elected Holy Roman Emperor in Germany.
1302
An army of French knights, led by the Count of Artois, is routed by Flemish pikemen.

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