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Daily Calendar for Monday, July 11, 2022


  • Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland –
  • John Quincy Adams (6th U.S. president) –
  • John Wanamaker (merchant) –
  • George William Norris (politician) –
  • E.B. White (author) –
  • Brett Somers (comedienne & actress) –
  • Tab Hunter (actor) –
  • Giorgio Armani (fashion designer) –
  • Leon Spinks (boxer) –
  • Sela Ward (actress) –
  • Lisa Rinna (actress) –
  • Michael Rosenbaum (actor) –


  • George Gershwin (composer) –
  • Sir Laurence Olivier (actor) –
  • Lady Bird Johnson (U.S. First Lady) –


  • The U.S. Marine Corps was reestablished–
  • U.S. Marine Band established–
  • U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel–
  • The Waterloo railway station in London opened–
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens was published–
  • Confederate General Jubal Early’s army reached Frederick, Maryland–
  • Wilfrid Laurier became prime minister of Canada–
  • Babe Ruth made his major league baseball debut with the Boston Red Sox–
  • Fred Baldasare used scuba gear to become the first person to swim the English Channel underwater–
  • Last slide rule manufactured in the United States.–
  • U.S. space station Skylab, in orbit since 1973, returned to Earth and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean–
  • Houston Astros pitcher Nolan Ryan became the first major league pitcher to strike out 4,000 batters–
  • According to the United Nations, the world population crossed the 5,000,000,000 mark–
  • 35-pound chum salmon caught in Edye Pass, British Columbia–


  • Strong winds and a thunderstorm collapsed a circus tent injuring 44 people, Howard, Wisconsin–
  • Colorado was battered by baseball-size hail causing more than $600 million in damage from Estes Park to Colorado Springs–

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