On This Day 11 July

Important Days

World Population Day (International)

Important Events

1979 – America’s first space station, Skylab, is destroyed as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1923 – Tun Tun, Indian actress and comedian (d. 2003)

1953 – Suresh Prabhu, Indian accountant and politician, Indian Minister of Railways

1956 – Amitav Ghosh, Indian-American author and academic

1967 – Jhumpa Lahiri, Indian American novelist and short story writer

Death/ Death Anniversary