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July 11: This Day That Year

July 11

- 1767 - Birthday: John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (1825-1829), born in Braintree, Massachusetts (died Feb 23, 1848, age 80).

- 1812 - US invades Canada.

- 1896 - Wilfrid Laurier becomes 7th PM of Canada.

- 1921 - Mongolia became independent (from China).

- 1934 - Birthday: Giorgio Armani, Italian fashion designer born in Piacenza, Italy.

- 1955 - Congress authorizes all US currency bills to have "In God We Trust" printed.

- 1960 - Czechoslovakia adopts its Constitution.

- 1960 - Book "To Kill a Mockingbird" (by Harper Lee) is first published.

- 1995 - Bosnian Serbs overrun the UN 'safe haven' of Srebrenica, About 7,000 Bosnian Muslim men massacred.

- 2006 - India: 209 people were killed in a series of bomb attacks in Mumbai.

- 2015 - Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escapes from Altiplano maximum-security prison.

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