What Happened on July 11, 2015

Historical Events

El Chapo Finally Recaptured

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

Wimbledon Women's Tennis

Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams becomes oldest winner in Open era (33) beating Garbiñe Muguruza 6-4, 6-4

Famous Weddings

Jennie Garth

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

Peter Andre

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 IwataSatoru Iwata (1959-2015)

Japanese video game designer, President and CEO of Nintendo (Nintendo DS and Wii), dies of cancer at 55

About July 11, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 8 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: House Every Weekend - David Zowie