About July 10

July 10, 2021 is the 191st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

What Happened On July 10

  • 48 BC
    Battle of Dyrrhachium: Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1940
    World War II: Battle of Britain – The German Luftwaffe begins attacking British convoys in the English Channel thus starting the battle (this start date is contested, though).
  • 1947
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
  • 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.
  • 1967
    Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
  • 1968
    Maurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
  • 1976
    One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
  • 1976
    The Seveso disaster occurs in Italy.
  • 1978
    World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
  • 1978
    President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'état.
  • 1997
    In London scientists report the findings of the DNA analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton which support the “out of Africa theory” of human evolution placing an “African Eve” at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
  • 1997
    Partido Popular (Spain) member Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
  • 2000
    A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.

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