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1978 : A truck explodes in a campsite

On July 11, 1978, in San Carlos de la Rapita in Spain, a truck carrying propylene gas hit a cement wall, fell into the campsite below and exploded. 215 people, mostly German and French tourists, were killed and many others were seriously burned.

1979 : Skylab re-enters the Earth's atmosphere

On July 11, 1979, because of lack of means to continue the mission, the first U.S. space station Skylab deorbited and disintegrated on re-entering Earth's atmosphere. Many debris were spread over Australia and the Indian Ocean.

1995 : Beginning of the Srebrenica Massacre

On July 11, 1995, the Srebrenica massacre began in Bosnia and lasted until July 22nd. During this massacre, 8000 Bosnians were murdered by General Ratko Mladic's Serb troops.
Ratko Mladic was arrested on May 26, 2011 to be prosecuted by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague for genocide and crimes against humanity.

2006 : Terrorist attack in Mumbai

On July 11, 2006, seven simultaneous attacks were perpetrated in commuter trains around 18:30 in Mumbai, India by the Students Islamic Movement of India and the Pakistani Islamic terrorist organization Lashkar-e-Taiba. Over 200 people were killed and over 700 injured.

2010 : Spain wins the World Cup Football

On July 11, 2010, Spain defeated the Netherlands 1-0 in the final of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

Novità del giorno : 11 Luglio

First day of Naadam in Mongolia
July 11, is the first day of Naadam, Mongolian national holiday commemorating the country's independence against China declared on July 11, 1921.
For this festival, which lasts two days, Mongolian wrestling competitions and archery as well as horse races are held.

Citazione del giorno : 11 Luglio

Yul Brynner
Girls have an unfair advantage over men: if they can't get what they want by being smart, they can get it by being dumb.

Compleanni : 11 Luglio

John Quincy Adams, 6o Presidente degli Stati Uniti (1767)
Thomas Mitchell, Attore e sceneggiatore americano (1892)
Alexander Prokhorov, Fisico russo, Premio Nobel (1916)
Yul Brynner, Attore americano (1920)
David Kelly, Attore irlandese (1929)
Giorgio Armani, Stilista italiano (1934)
Bruce McGill, Attore americano (1950)
Bonnie Pointer, Cantante americana (The Pointer Sisters) (1950)
Titouan Lamazou, Navigatore francese (1955)
Sela Ward, Attrice americana (1956)
Richie Sambora, Musicista americano (Bon Jovi) (1959)
Suzanne Vega, Cantante americana (1959)
Justin Chambers, Attore americano (1970)
Michael Rosenbaum, Attore americano (1972)
Yoann Gourcuff, Calciatore francese (1986)
Caroline Wozniacki, Tennista danese (1990)

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Simon Newcomb, Astronomo e matematico americano (1909)
George Gershwin, Compositore americano (1937)
Maurice Thorez, Segretario generale del Partito comunista francese (1964)
Robert Ryan, Attore americano (1973)
Ross Macdonald, Scrittore americano canadese (1983)
Laurence Olivier, Attore e regista inglese (1989)
Gary Kildall, Scienziato informatico americano (1994)
Renée Saint-Cyr, Attrice francese (2004)
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