On this day: July 11

Published On: Jul 09 2012 11:33:52 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 11 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

A vice president duels for honor, the Marine Corps is re-established, a folk singer debuts, a space station plummets to Earth, and Martin Luther King earns a posthumous honor, all on this day.

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2006: A total of 209 people are killed in a series of seven train bomb blasts in Mumbai, India. The attacks, which also injured another 700 people, were carried out by Lashkar-e-Taiba and Students Islamic Movement of India, according to Mumbai authorities.

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