On This Day in History - July 11
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|What Happened On This Day In History - July 11|
1962 July 11
1st transatlantic TV transmission via satellite (Telstar I)
1978 July 11
Auto with liquid gas crashes & explodes in Spain, 160 killed
1985 July 11
The Coca Cola company makes one of worst decisions in marketing history when it decides to change it's original formula and introduces New Coke, this was a resounding flop and the public did not like the taste, after just a short period the old coke product was reintroduced as Classic Coke
1987 July 11
Today for the first time in history the worlds population exceeded 5 billion when the UN Secretary General proclaimed the infant Matej Gasper(Yugoslavia) born today as the 5 billionth person on earth.
2006 July 11
Bombay terrorist attack on trains.