July 2011 calendar

July 2011

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 2011.
The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 2011: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2011?


  • 01 Jul 2011 According to the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Congo government troops raped and pillaged 121 women between June 11th and 13, then stole their villages.
  • 02 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 03 Jul 2011 Dozens of people are arrested and tear gas is used during Independence Day celebrations in Belarus after a ampquotclappingampquot protest.
  • 04 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 05 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 06 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 07 Jul 2011 An artificial windpipe with stem cells is used to perform the world's first transplant of an artificial organ.
  • 08 Jul 2011 Betty Ford, former First Lady and wife of Gerald R. Ford, has died at 93.
  • 09 Jul 2011 South Sudan secedes to Sudan as a result of the January independence referendum.
  • 10 Jul 2011 Police in Bangladesh use tear gas against Islamist activists who are trying to enforce a general strike within Keraniganj. Several people were injured in the riots. (AP via Washington Post).
  • 11 Jul 2011 Protesters who supported President Bashar al-Assad during the 2011 Syrian uprising broke into the American Embassy in Damascus. They also tried to break into France's embassy.
  • 12 Jul 2011 A drone attack by the United States in Pakistan's South Waziristan area results in 7 deaths and 3 injuries.
  • 13 Jul 2011 Bombings in Mumbai, 13 July 2011
  • 14 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: There are several deaths as security forces continue to crack down on protests against the government in Syria.
  • 15 Jul 2011 Three Indian soldiers are reported to have died in Maidanpora and Kupwara, Kashmir.
  • 16 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 17 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 18 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
  • 19 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: At least 10 people are killed by security forces in Homs.
  • 20 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising. Troops surround Harasta, the capital Damascus.
  • 21 Jul 2011 After completing STS-135, Space Shuttle Atlantis successfully lands at Kennedy Space Center. This concludes NASA's space shuttle program.
  • 22 Jul 2011 Anders Behring Breivik is responsible for the deaths of 77 people in twin terrorist attacks on Norway. These include a bombing at the Regjeringskvartalet government centre in Oslo, and a shooting at the Utoya political youth camp.
  • 23 Jul 2011 Norway Attacks 2011: At least 92 people have been killed in the Oslo bombing and shootings.
  • 24 Jul 2011 Three people are believed to have died in the latest Thai military helicopter crash near Myanmar's border.
  • 25 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: The state media announces a new law that allows the formation of political parties.
  • 26 Jul 2011 In an attempt to control inflation, the Reserve Bank of India raises interest rates to 8.8%
  • 27 Jul 2011 Norway attacks in 2011
  • 28 Jul 2011 In a clash with Abu Sayyaf militants at Jolo Island, seven Philippine Army soldiers were killed and 21 others were injured.
  • 29 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 30 Jul 2011 Libyan Civil War (NATO claims that it has destroyed three TV distribution facilities during an airstrike against Tripoli, Libya.
  • 31 Jul 2011 A knife attack in Kashgar in west Xinjiang killed at least 9 people, including a suspect, and left 28 others with injuries. This attack marks the second of the month in Xinjiang.
  • 10 Jul 2011 Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sinks in the Volga River near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, causing 122 deaths.
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  1. - Rolling In The Deep
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - Party Rock Anthem
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  5. - E.T.


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 2011?

State Of Wonder by Ann Patchett

State Of Wonder


Ann Patchett's fiction will make you believe in miracles. "--New York Times Book ReviewAward winning, New York Times bestseller Ann Patchett returns to the New York Times with a provocative, assured novel of science, morality, and miracles.

Dreams Of Joy by Lisa See

Dreams Of Joy



Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent

Heaven Is for Real


After life-saving surgery, a young boy returns home with amazing stories about his trip to heaven. Heaven Is for Real tells the story of the four year old son of a Nebraska pastor who, during emergency surgery, slips out of …

Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich

Smokin' Seventeen


Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter from New Jersey knows that smoke is indicative of fire. Vincent Plum Bail Bonds is empty of any construction so dead bodies are being found in shallow graves.

Folly Beach by Dorothea Benton Frank

Folly Beach


"Dottie Frank's books have sexy and funny sex. She considers South Carolina's lowcountry her literary property Pat