On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 2019

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft lands on the Ryugu asteroid 300m km (185m miles) from earth for a second time to collect samples
  • Last models of Volkswagen's Beetle car are produced in Pueblo, Mexico, ending production worldwide after 80 years
  • US stock markets reach new records, the Dow tops 27,000 points for the first time and the S&P 500 hits 3,000 points