The following events took place on July 11. The list is arranged in chronological order.
Found 63 events. Showing 1 - 20.
- 472After being besieged in Rome by his own generals, Western Roman Emperor Anthemius is captured in St. Peter’s Basilica and put to death.
- 911Signing of the Treaty of Saint-Clair-sur-Epte between Charles the Simple and Rollo of Normandy.
- 1174Baldwin IV, 13, becomes King of Jerusalem, with Raymond III, Count of Tripoli as regent and William of Tyre as chancellor.
- 1302Battle of the Golden Spurs (Guldensporenslag in Dutch) – a coalition around the Flemish cities defeats the king of France’s royal army.
- 1346Charles IV, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, is elected King of the Romans.
- 1405Ming admiral Zheng He sets sail to explore the world for the first time.
- 1476Giuliano della Rovere is appointed bishop of Coutances.
- 1576Martin Frobisher sights Greenland.
- 1616Samuel de Champlain returns to Quebec.
- 1735Mathematical calculations suggest that it is on this day that dwarf planet Pluto moved inside the orbit of Neptune for the last time before 1979.
- 1740Pogrom: Jews are expelled from Little Russia.
- 1750Halifax, Nova Scotia is almost completely destroyed by fire.
- 1789Jacques Necker is dismissed as France’s Finance Minister sparking the Storming of the Bastille.
- 1796The United States takes possession of Detroit from Great Britain under terms of the Jay Treaty.
- 1798The United States Marine Corps is re-established; they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War.
- 1801French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons makes his first comet discovery. In the next 27 years he discovers another 36 comets, more than any other person in history.
- 1804A duel occurs in which the Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton.
- 1833Noongar Australian aboriginal warrior Yagan, wanted for the murder of white colonists in Western Australia, is killed.
- 1848Waterloo railway station in London opens.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Fort Stevens; Confederate forces attempt to invade Washington, D.C.
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