What happened July 5th 2011?
2011 Syrian uprising: Demonstrators against the regime in Hama are met with tanks and troops that surround the city. (Al Jazeera)
What was happening in November 2011?
2011 Syrian uprising: The Syrian government continues its crackdown on protesters and army defectors in the city of Homs, killing dozens of civilians in the process. (Al Jazeera) The United Nations reports that the death toll of the eight-month-old Syrian uprising has reached 3,500.
What was happening in July 2011?
Jul 9 South Sudan gains independence and secedes from Sudan. Jul 10 British tabloid News of the World publishes its last edition after 168 years in the wake of a phone hacking scandal.
What happened in the summer of 2011 in the United States?
The 2011 North American heat wave was a deadly summer 2011 heat wave that affected the Southern Plains, the Midwestern United States, Eastern Canada, the Northeastern United States, and much of the Eastern Seaboard, and had Heat index/Humidex readings reaching upwards of 131 °F (55 °C).
What happened on July 5th 2020?
At least 2 dead, 8 injured in South Carolina nightclub shooting. At least two people were killed and eight others injured after a shooting early Sunday at a nightclub in Greenville, South Carolina.
What is July 5th famous for?
On this day – July 5
- 1996 World’s first live cloned mammal is born.
- 1995 Armenian Constitution is adopted.
- 1975 Cape Verde gains independence from Portugal.
- 1973 Coup in Rwanda.
- 1811 Venezuela declares independence from Spain.
What was happening in August 2011?
American Forces Experience Deadliest Day in Afghan War (Aug. 6): Thirty U.S. armed servicemen, including 22 members of the Navy SEALs, are killed in Afghanistan when insurgents shoot down their Chinook helicopter. The casualties make the day the deadliest for U.S. forces in the decade-long war.
What was the summer of 2011 like?
Summer 2011 brought many stories of extremes in weather, and also weather disasters. We have seen extensive drought and wildfires in Texas, massive flooding across New England, an active Atlantic hurricane season, and strong snowstorms in the Southern Hemisphere.
Was there a heat wave in 2011?