About July 10

July 10, 2022 is the 191st day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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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 196 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On July 10

  • 138
    Emperor Hadrian dies after a heart failure at Baiae, he is buried at Rome in the Tomb of Hadrian beside his late wife, Vibia Sabina.
  • 1460
    Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick defeats the king’s Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton.
  • 1584
    William I of Orange is assassinated in his home in Delft, Holland by Balthasar Gérard.
  • 1645
    English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
  • 1789
    Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1925
    Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
  • 1925
    Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called “Monkey Trial” begins with John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher accused of teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.
  • 1938
    Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
  • 1940
    World War II: the Vichy government is established in France.
  • 1941
    Jedwabne Pogrom: the massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.
  • 1951
    Korean War: Armistice negotiations begin at Kaesong.
  • 1966
    The Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., holds a rally at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. As many as 60,000 people came to hear Dr. King as well as Mahalia Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Peter Paul and Mary.
  • 1973
    National Assembly of Pakistan passes a resolution on the recognition of Bangladesh.
  • 1973
    The Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 1991
    The South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council following the end of Apartheid.
  • 2002
    At a Sotheby‘s auction, Peter Paul Rubens’painting The Massacre of the Innocents is sold for £49.5million (US$76.2 million) to Lord Thomson.
  • 2011
    Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sunk in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, leading to 122 deaths.

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