About July 10

July 10, 2020 is the 192nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

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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 217 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.
  • 1553
    Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
  • 1778
    American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1789
    Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
  • 1821
    The United States takes possession of its newly bought territory of Florida from Spain.
  • 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.
  • 1911
    The Royal Australian Navy was established by HM King George V of Australia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1973
    National Assembly of Pakistan passes a resolution on the recognition of Bangladesh.
  • 1978
    President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'état.
  • 1985
    Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.
  • 1991
    The South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council following the end of Apartheid.
  • 2000
    A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
  • 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.

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