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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 2011?


Events

  • 01 Jul 2011 The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights claims the Congo government troops raped 121 women between June 11 and 13 then pillaged their villages. (AP via ''The Washington Post'')
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  • 03 Jul 2011 Dozens of people are arrested and tear gas is used during Independence Day celebrations in Belarus after a ampquotclappingampquot protest. (BBC)
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  • 07 Jul 2011 The world's first artificial organ transplant is achieved, using an artificial windpipe coated with stem cells.
  • 08 Jul 2011 Former First Lady Betty Ford, wife of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford, dies at 93. (''USA Today'')
  • 09 Jul 2011 South Sudan secedes from Sudan, per the result of the independence referendum held in January.
  • 10 Jul 2011 Bangladeshi police fire tear gas at Islamist activists trying to enforce a general strike in the town of Keraniganj with dozens hurt in the riots. (AP via Washington Post), (Reuters)
  • 11 Jul 2011 Protesters loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the 2011 Syrian uprising break into the United States embassy in Damascus and try to break into the French embassy. (''The Australian'')
  • 12 Jul 2011 7 people are killed and 3 others are injured by a United States drone attack in Pakistan's South Waziristan region. (''Dawn'')
  • 13 Jul 2011 13 July 2011 Mumbai bombings:
  • 14 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Several deaths are reported as a security crackdown continues against anti-government protests in Syria. (Al Jazeera)
  • 15 Jul 2011 Indian troops report three deaths in Maidanpora, Kupwara, Kashmir. (BBC)
  • 16 Jul 2011 Arab Spring
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  • 19 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Security forces shoot dead at least 10 people in Homs. (Emirates 24/7) (AP via Google News)
  • 20 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: Troops surround the Harasta suburb of the capital Damascus. (Al Jazeera)
  • 21 Jul 2011 Space Shuttle Atlantis lands successfully at Kennedy Space Center after completing STS-135, concluding NASA's space shuttle program.ref name=quotlanding timesquot
  • 22 Jul 2011 Anders Behring Breivik kills 77 people in twin terrorist attacks in Norway after a bombing in the Regjeringskvartalet government center in Oslo and a shooting at a political youth camp on the island of Utøya.
  • 23 Jul 2011 2011 Norway attacks: The death toll from the shootings on Utøya and bombing in Oslo reaches at least 92. (AP via MSNBC)
  • 24 Jul 2011 A Thai military helicopter crashes near the Myanmar border, the third in a week, with three people feared dead in the latest crash. (AP via MSNBC)
  • 25 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising: State media announce a new law permitting the formation of political parties. (BBC)
  • 26 Jul 2011 The Reserve Bank of India increases interest rates to 8% in an effort to contain inflation which is currently at 9.44%. (BBC)
  • 27 Jul 2011 2011 Norway attacks
  • 28 Jul 2011 At least seven Philippine Army soldiers are killed and 21 injured in a confrontation with Abu Sayyaf militants on Jolo Island. (DPA via Monsters and Critics)
  • 29 Jul 2011 2011 Syrian uprising
  • 30 Jul 2011 Libyan Civil War:: (NATO claims to have destroyed three television distribution facilities in an airstrike on Tripoli, Libya. (NATO)
  • 31 Jul 2011 At least 9 people including a suspect are killed and 28 others are injured in a knife attack in Kashgar, west Xinjiang, China, marking the second attack of the month in Xinjiang. (CRI) (Xinhua) (The Washington Post)

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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Zoya Akhtar

Starring: Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Naseeruddin Shah, Farhan Akhtar

Headhunters

Headhunters

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Morten Tyldum

Starring: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Julie R. Ølgaard

Country: United States of America

Captain America: The First Avenger

Captain America: The First Avenger

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Joe Johnston

Starring: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Samuel L. Jackson, Hayley Atwell

Country: United States of America

Kiss Me

Kiss Me

Release year: 2011

Directed by: Alexandra-Therese Keining

Starring: Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre

Books

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Fallen by Karin Slaughter

Fallen

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There’s no police training stronger than a cop’s instinct. Faith Mitchell’s mother isn’t answering her phone. Her front door is open.

The Miracle Of Freedom by Chris Stewart and Ted Stewart

The Miracle Of Freedom

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“How unusual is it, really, in the history of all known human experience, to enjoy the blessings of living free?”The answer may surprise you.

A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

Now You See Her by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge

Now You See Her

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The perfect lifeA successful lawyer and loving mother, Nina Bloom would do anything to protect the life she's built in New York--including lying to everyone, even her daughter, about her past.

Seal Team Six by Howard E. Wasdin and Stephen Templin

Seal Team Six

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A New York Times Best seller!When the Navy sends their elite, they send the SEALs. When the SEALs send their elite, they send SEAL Team Six.In