July 11, 2015 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

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

Deaths in History

  • 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