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

  • 988
    Norse King Glun Iarainn recognises Máel Sechnaill II, High King of Ireland, and agrees to pay taxes and accept Brehon Law; the event is considered to be the founding of the city of Dublin.
  • 1212
    The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
  • 1553
    Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
  • 1645
    English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
  • 1778
    American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1789
    Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
  • 1877
    The then-villa of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.
  • 1882
    War of the Pacific: Chile suffers its last military defeat in the Battle of La Concepción when a garrison of 77 men is annihilated by a 1,300-strong Peruvian force, many of them armed with spears.
  • 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.
  • 1925
    Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1978
    World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
  • 1992
    In Miami, Florida, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
  • 2000
    EADS, the world’s second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
  • 2011
    Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sunk in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, leading to 122 deaths.

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