July 11 in Pop Culture History
1796 – The United States took possession of Detroit from Great Britain under terms of the Jay Treaty.
1798 – The United States Marine Corps was re-established (they had been disbanded after the American Revolutionary War).
1889 – Tijuana, Mexico, was founded.
1893 – The first cultured pearl was created under the direction of Kokichi Mikimoto, in Japan.
1914 – Babe Ruth made his debut in Major League Baseball …