On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • FIFA World Cup Final, Soccer City, Johannesburg, South Africa: AndrĂ©s Iniesta scores an extra time winner as Spain beats the Netherlands, 1-0 for first World Cup title
  • US Open Women's Golf, Oakmont CC: Paula Creamer wins her first major championship, 4 shots ahead of runners-up Na Yeon Choi and Suzann Pettersen

Famous Weddings

  • Former "Las Vegas" actress Vanessa Marcil (42) weds "CSI: NY" actor Corey Feldman (39) in New York City

Famous Deaths

  • Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer, dies at 99
  • Walter Hawkins, Gospel music singer