On This Day

What Happened on July 11, 2021

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Billionaire Richard Branson flies to the edge of space on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane in space tourism test

Business Magnate Richard Branson
Business Magnate
Richard Branson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Copa América Final, Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro: Argentina beats Brazil, 1-0; Lionel Messi named player of the tournament in his first major international title victory

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi
  • Rare mass anti-government protests across Cuba due to economic hardships and effects of COVID-19 led to widespread arrests
  • UEFA European Championship Final, Wembley Stadium, London: Italy wins first Euro title since 1968, 3-2 on penalties over England after scores locked at 1-1 AET

Sport awardWimbledon Men's Tennis

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Novak Đoković claims a record equalling 20th Grand Slam title; beats Matteo Berrettini of Italy 6-7, 6-4, 6-4, 6-3

Tennis Champion Novak Đoković
Tennis Champion
Novak Đoković

Famous Deaths

  • Charlie Gallagher, Scottish soccer inside forward (2 caps Republic of Ireland; Celtic, Dumbarton), dies at 80
  • Charlie Robinson, American actor (Night Court - "Mac"), dies of glandular cancer complications at 75
2021 Highlights

About July 11, 2021

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 days
Leap Year: No

Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Cancer