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Notable Historical Events for July 11th

1967Kenny Rogers forms 1st Edition

1930Bradman scores 309 in a day vs England at Leeds, goes on to 334

1896Wilfrid Laurier sworn in as the 7th Prime Minister of Canada

1804Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

1965Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Lady Carling Midwest Golf Open

1533Pope Clement VII excommunicates England's King Henry VIII

1914Babe Ruth debuts as a pitcher for Boston Red Sox, he beats Cleve 4-3

1985Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)

1965Israeli Mapai-party nominates David Ben-Gurion

1943Counter attack by Hermann Goering Armoured division in Sicily

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Notable Birthdays on July 11th

1934Giorgio Armani, Piacenza Italy, fashion designer (American Gigolo)

1899E. B. White, writer (Charlotte's Web, Elements of Style), (d. 1985)

1953Leon Spinks, St. Louis Missouri, heavyweight boxing champ (1978, Olympic-gold-1976)

1959Richie Sambora, Perth Amboy, NJ, guitarist, (Bon Jovi), boyfriend of Cher & Heather Locklear

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Notable Weddings on July 11th

1976Singer Andy Gibb (18) weds Kim Reeder in Australia

1980Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)

1867Businesswoman Hetty Green (32) weds Edward Henry Green

2009Actor and film director Robert Redford (71) weds artist Sibylle Szaggars (51) at the luxurious Louis C. Jacob Hotel in Hamburg, Germany

1955"Gone with the Wind" actor Clark Gable (54) weds former fashion model and actress Kay Spreckles

1877Scientist and inventor Alexander Graham Bell (30) weds Mabel Hubbard (19) at the Hubbard estate in Cambridge, Massachusetts

1976Singer and actor Frank Sinatra (60) marries 4th wife Barbara Marx (45)

1895Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy Mata Hari (18) weds Dutch colonial army Captain Rudolph MacLeod in Amsterdam

1960Actress Gene Tierney (39) weds oil baron W. Howard Lee in Aspen, Colorado

1954Football coach Al Davis (25) weds Carol Segal

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Notable Deaths on July 11th

1994Gary Kildall, creator of CP/M, dies at 52

1926Gertrude Bell, British archaeologist, dies at 57

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