On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 2011

Historical Events

Film Premiere

"Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2", the last Harry Potter film, premieres in London

  • Roof of a stand in De Grolsch Veste Stadium in Enschede which was under construction collapses, one killed and 14 injured.

Famous Deaths

  • Dick Williams, American Baseball Hall of Fame utility (Brooklyn Dodgers) and manager (World Series 1972, 73; Oakland A's), dies at 82
  • Josef Suk, Czech concert violinist (Artist of Merit, 1977), violist, and namesake of composer grandfather, dies of prostate cancer at 81
2011 Highlights

About July 7, 2011

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Give Me Everything - Pitbull Featuring Ne-Yo, Afrojack & Nayer
  • UK #1 Song: Don't Wanna Go Home - Jason Derulo