July 11 Holidays

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<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jax-taylor" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/1ebcf9ec-82c6-4056-9b51-0429da7d1b00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Jax Taylor" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Reality Star</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/jax-taylor" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Jax Taylor</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-kim" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/3de7c2f2-3978-45bc-5aac-9a715ecb3d00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Lil Kim" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-kim" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Lil Kim</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/david-henrie" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/2d592aa1-e798-4f02-2469-4e154c2bdc00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="David Henrie" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">TV Actor</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/david-henrie" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">David Henrie</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1405</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Zheng He's First Voyage</div><div class='timeline-text'>Admiral Zheng He embarked on the first of his voyages to explore the world, symbolizing the beginning of China's maritime history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1796</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>US Takes Control of Detroit</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United States took ownership of Detroit from Great Britain under the terms of the Jay Treaty, playing a significant role in the country's growth.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1893</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Pearl Cultivation Milestone</div><div class='timeline-text'>Kōkichi Mikimoto obtained the first cultured pearl, a significant milestone in the field of pearl farming.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1914</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Babe Ruth's Major League Debut</div><div class='timeline-text'>Baseball legend Babe Ruth made his debut in Major League Baseball, opening one of the most illustrious careers in the sport.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1922</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Opening of the Hollywood Bowl</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Hollywood Bowl, a famous amphitheater in Los Angeles known for its band shell, opened, marking a significant milestone in the city's cultural history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>"To Kill a Mockingbird" Publication</div><div class='timeline-text'>Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" was published, quickly becoming a classic of modern American literature.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1977</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awarded</div><div class='timeline-text'>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., assassinated in 1968, was posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1982</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Italy Wins 1982 FIFA World Cup</div><div class='timeline-text'>Italy's National Football Team claimed victory in the 1982 FIFA World Cup, defeating West Germany at Santiago Bernabéu Stadium.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2021</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Branson's Space Achievement</div><div class='timeline-text'>Richard Branson became the first civilian to be launched into space via his Virgin Galactic spacecraft, marking a new era in commercial space travel.</div></div></div>

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