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It happened on a… July 11

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It happened on a… July 11
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Billionaire Richard Branson flies to the edge of space on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane in space tourism test.


Last models of Volkswagen’s Beetle car are produced in Pueblo, Mexico, ending production worldwide after 80 years.


Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán escapes from Altiplano maximum-security prison west of Mexico City via a specially constructed 1.5 km tunnel from his cell to a nearby house.


Corporal Marcel Lemay, a 31 year old constable, killed during gun battle as 100 members of La Sûreté du Québec attack Mohawk barricades, put up in March to block expansion of a golf course on land they claim was never signed away.


David Bowie releases the single “Space Oddity” 9 days before Apollo 11 lands on the moon.


Babe Ruth debuted in the major leagues with the Boston Red Sox.


Founding of the Canadian Professional Golfers Association.


Brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière demonstrate movie film technology to scientists.


Halifax, Nova Scotia, is almost completely destroyed by fire.

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