THIS DAY IN HIS­TORY

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To­day is Tues­day, July 11, the 192nd day of 2017. There are 173 days left in the year.

IN THE NA­TION

1804: Vice Pres­i­dent Aaron Burr mor­tally wounded for­mer Trea­sury Sec­re­tary Alexan­der Hamil­ton dur­ing a pis­tol duel in Wee­hawken, N.J.

1955: The U.S. Air Force Acad­emy swore in its first class of cadets at its tem­po­rary quar­ters at Lowry Air Force Base.

1960: The novel “To Kill a Mock­ing­bird” by Harper Lee was first pub­lished by J.B. Lip­pin­cott and Co.

IN THE WORLD

1979: The aban­doned U.S. space sta­tion Sky­lab made a spec­tac­u­lar re­turn to Earth, burn­ing up in the at­mos­phere and show­er­ing de­bris over the In­dian Ocean and Aus­tralia.

HAPPY BIRTH­DAY TO YOU

Ac­tor Bruce McGill is 67. Ac­tress Mindy Ster­ling is 64. Boxer Leon Spinks is 64. Wildlife ex­pert Jeff Cor­win is 50. Rap­per Lil’ Kim is 42. Rap­per Lil’ Zane is 35.

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