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 This day in History - July 11
362 Historic Events for July 11
1980

American hostage Richard I Queen freed by Iran

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1981

Neva Rockefeller is 1st woman ordered to pay her husband alimony

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1981

Mary Beth Arnold, Reno Nevada, gymnast (World-bronze-95)

Birth
1981

France performs nuclear test at Muruora Island

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1981

Sebastian Coe of UK sets record for 1K (2:12.18)

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1982

Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for soccer's 12th World Cup in Madrid

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1982

Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic

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1982

3rd US Seniors Golf Open: Miller Barber

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1982

"7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 perfs

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1983

Lorraine Elizabeth Downes, 19, of NZ, crowned 32nd Miss Universe

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1984

55th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Candlestick Park, SF

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1984

Lucas Mangope re-elected president of Bophuthatswana

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1984

Govt orders air bags or seat belts would be required in cars by 1989

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1984

England's MusicBox begins satellite transmission to Europe

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1984

All star MVP: Gary Carter (Mont Expos)

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1984

Karel Mengelberg, composer, dies at 81

Death
1985

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1985

Refurbished Columbia moves overland from Palmdale to Dryden

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1985

Astros' Nolan Ryan, 1st to strike out 4000 (Mets' Danny Heep)

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1986

Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74

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1986

Maricica Puica of Romania runs 2,000 m in 5:28.69 (record for women)

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1986

Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara

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1987

Thomas F Waddell, founder (Gay Olympics), dies of AIDS at 50

Death
1987

Heart's "Alone," single goes #1 for 3 weeks

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1987

Orioles Cal Ripkin becomes 1st to manage 2 sons, as Billy joins Cal

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