About July 10

July 10, 2024 is the 192nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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Cancer is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 203 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 10

  • 1499
    Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon, after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.
  • 1778
    American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1850
    Millard Fillmore is inaugurated as the 13th President of the United States upon the death of President Zachary Taylor, 16 months into his term.
  • 1877
    The then-villa of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.
  • 1890
    Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.
  • 1913
    Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.
  • 1921
    Belfast’s Bloody Sunday: 16 people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 1938
    Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
  • 1941
    Jedwabne Pogrom: the massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.
  • 1942
    Diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and the Soviet Union are established.
  • 1947
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
  • 1951
    Korean War: Armistice negotiations begin at Kaesong.
  • 1967
    Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • 1968
    Maurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
  • 1973
    National Assembly of Pakistan passes a resolution on the recognition of Bangladesh.
  • 1978
    World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
  • 1991
    The South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council following the end of Apartheid.
  • 2003
    A Neoplan bus, owned by Kowloon Motor Bus, collides with a truck, falls off a bridge on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong, and plunges into the underlying valley, killing 21 people. This is the deadliest traffic accident to date in Hong Kong.
  • 2006
    Pakistan International Flight PK-688 crashes in Multan, Pakistan, shortly after takeoff, killing all 45 people on board.
  • 2011
    Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sunk in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, leading to 122 deaths.

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