On this day: July 11

POSTED: 11:33 AM EDT Jul 09, 2012    UPDATED: 02:00 AM EDT Jul 11, 2013 
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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.