July 8, 2011 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • Space Shuttle Atlantis is launched in the final mission of the U.S. Space Shuttle program

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Betty Ford, First Lady of the United States (1974-77) and founder of the Betty Ford Center clinic, dies at 93

US First Lady Betty Ford
US First Lady
Betty Ford
  • Mary Fenech Adami, First Lady of Malta (b. 1933)