What Happened on July 11, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Sport awardTennis Open

122nd Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Garbine Muguruza (6-4 6-4)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán escapes from Altiplano maximum-security prison west of Mexico City via a specially constructed 1.5 km tunnel from his cell to a nearby house

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Jennie Garth (43) weds actor David Abrams in Los Olivos, California
  • Professional dancer Kevin Clifton (33) weds fellow dancer Karen Hauer (33) at One Great George Street in Westminster
  • Singer Peter Andre (42) weds Emily MacDonagh at Mamhead House in Exeter

Famous Deaths

  • Claudia Alexander, Canadian-born American NASA Scientist (led Galileo mission to Jupiter), dies of cancer at 56
  • Satoru Iwata, Japanese CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), dies of cancer at 55