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What Happened on July 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the line in Puebla, Mexico. The last of 5,961 "Special Edition" cars will be exhibited in a museum.
2017 Iraqi Civil War: Mosul is declared fully liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant by the government of Iraq.
2016 Portugal defeats France in the UEFA Euro 2016 Final to win their first European title.
2012 The Episcopal Church USA allows same-sex marriage.
2011 Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sinks in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, causing 122 deaths.
2008 Former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boškoski is acquitted of all war-crimes charges by a United Nations Tribunal.
2007 Erden Eruç begins the first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the world.
2006 A Pakistan International Airlines Fokker F27 Friendship crashes near Multan International Airport, killing all 45 people on board.
2002 At a Sotheby's auction, Peter Paul Rubens's painting The Massacre of the Innocents is sold for £49.5 million (US$76.2 million) to Lord Thomson.
2000 EADS, the world's second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
2000 Bashar al-Assad succeeds his father Hafez al-Assad as President of Syria.
1999 In women's association football, the United States defeated China in a penalty shoot-out at the Rose Bowl near Los Angeles to win the final match of the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup. The final was watched by 90,185 spectators, which set a new world record for attendance at a women's sporting event.
1998 Catholic Church sexual abuse cases: The Diocese of Dallas agrees to pay $23.4 million to nine former altar boys who claimed they were sexually abused by Rudolph Kos, a former priest.
1997 In London, scientists report the findings of the DNA analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton which supports the "out of Africa theory" of human evolution, placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
1997 Miguel Ángel Blanco, a member of Partido Popular (Spain), is kidnapped (and later murdered) in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
1992 In Miami, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
1991 The South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council following the end of Apartheid.
1991 Boris Yeltsin takes office as the first elected President of Russia.
1991 A Beechcraft Model 99 crashes near Birmingham Municipal Airport (now Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) in Birmingham, Alabama, killing 13 of the 15 people on board.
1985 The Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.
1985 An Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-154 stalls and crashes near Uchkuduk, Uzbekistan (then part of the Soviet Union), killing all 200 people on board in the USSR's worst-ever airline disaster.
1978 President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'état.
1976 Four mercenaries (one American and three British) are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
1973 The Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
1966 The Chicago Freedom Movement, co-founded by Martin Luther King Jr., holds a rally at Soldier Field in Chicago. As many as 60,000 people attend.
1962 Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
1951 Korean War: Armistice negotiations begin at Kaesong.
1947 Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by the British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.
1943 World War II: Operation Husky begins in Sicily.
1942 World War II: An American pilot spots a downed, intact Mitsubishi A6M Zero on Akutan Island (the "Akutan Zero") that the US Navy uses to learn the aircraft's flight characteristics.
1941 Jedwabne pogrom: Massacre of Polish Jews living in and near the village of Jedwabne.
1940 World War II: The Vichy government is established in France.
1940 World War II: Six days before Adolf Hitler issues his Directive 16 to the combined Wehrmacht armed forces for Operation Sea Lion, the Kanalkampf shipping attacks against British maritime convoys begin, in the leadup to initiating the Battle of Britain.
1938 Howard Hughes begins a 91-hour airplane flight around the world that will set a new record.
1927 Kevin O'Higgins TD, Vice-President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State is assassinated by the IRA.
1925 Scopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins of John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher accused of teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.
1924 Paavo Nurmi won the 1,500 and 5,000 m races with just an hour between them at the Paris Olympics.
1921 Belfast's Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
1920 Arthur Meighen becomes Prime Minister of Canada.
1890 Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.
1883 War of the Pacific: Chileans led by Alejandro Gorostiaga defeat Andrés Avelino Cáceres's Peruvian army at the Battle of Huamachuco, hastening the end of the war.
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.
1877 The then-villa of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.
1850 U.S. President Millard Fillmore is sworn in, a day after becoming president upon Zachary Taylor's death.
1832 U.S. President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.
1806 The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.
1789 Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
1778 American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1645 English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
1584 William I of Orange is assassinated in his home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar Gérard.
1553 Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
1519 Zhu Chenhao declares the Ming dynasty's Zhengde Emperor a usurper, beginning the Prince of Ning rebellion, and leads his army north in an attempt to capture Nanjing.
1512 The Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre commences with the capture of Goizueta.
1499 The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.
1460 Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, defeats the king's Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton.
1212 The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
1086 King Canute IV of Denmark is killed by rebellious peasants.
988 The Norse King Glúniairn recognises Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, 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.
645 Isshi Incident: Prince Naka-no-Ōe and Fujiwara no Kamatari assassinate Soga no Iruka during a coup d'état at the imperial palace.
138 Emperor Hadrian of Rome dies of heart failure at his residence on the bay of Naples, Baiae; he is buried at Rome in the Tomb of Hadrian beside his late wife, Vibia Sabina.
Famous People Born on July 10

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Year Name
1977 Chiwetel Ejiofor, English actor
1959 Ellen Kuras, American director and cinematographer
1970 John Simm, English actor
1888 Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and set designer (d. 1978)
1976 Adrian Grenier, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
1963 Ian Lougher, Welsh motorcycle racer
1941 Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (d. 2012)
1951 Cheryl Wheeler, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
1967 Gillian Tett, English journalist and author
1948 Chico Resch, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
Famous People Deaths On July 10

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Date Name
994 Leopold I, margrave of Austria
1960 Sæbjørn Buttedahl, Norwegian actor and sculptor (b. 1876)
2004 Pati Behrs, Russian-American ballerina and actress (b. 1922)
1460 Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English commander and politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1402)
1884 Paul Morphy, American chess player (b. 1837)
1086 Canute IV, king of Denmark (b. 1043)
2003 Winston Graham, English author (b. 1908)
1621 Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, French commander (b. 1571)
1908 Phoebe Knapp, American organist and composer (b. 1839)
1993 Ruth Krauss, American author and poet (b. 1901)