On July 11, 1921, William
Howard Taft was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court. He had previously served as U.S. President from 1907
through 1911. Taft is still the only man to have served in both
On July 11, 1995, Bosnian Serb forces captured the
predominantly-Muslim town of Srebrenica, which had been designated a
"safe zone" protected by Dutch NATO peacekeepers. In the days that
follows, the Serb army and militias separated men from women and
children, taking the men away in buses and killing some 7000 in
mass-executions or ambushes.
Learn more about the Srebrenica massacre.