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10th of July 0138 EVENT 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.
10th of July 0988 EVENT The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.
10th of July 1212 EVENT The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
10th of July 1460 EVENT Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick defeats the king's Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton.
10th of July 1499 EVENT Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon, after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.
10th of July 1553 EVENT Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
10th of July 1584 EVENT William I of Orange is assassinated in his home in Delft, Holland by Balthasar Gerard.
10th of July 1645 EVENT English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
10th of July 1778 EVENT American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
10th of July 1789 EVENT Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
10th of July 1806 EVENT The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.
10th of July 1821 EVENT The United States takes possession of its newly bought territory of Florida from Spain.
10th of July 1832 EVENT U.S.President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.
10th of July 1850 EVENT Millard Fillmore is inaugurated as the 13th President of the United States upon the death of President Zachary Taylor, 16 months into his term.
10th of July 1877 EVENT The then-villa of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.
10th of July 1890 EVENT Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.
10th of July 1913 EVENT Death Valley, California hits 134 ?F (~56.7 ?C), the highest temperature recorded in the United States.
10th of July 1921 EVENT Belfast's Bloody Sunday: 16 people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
10th of July 1925 EVENT Meher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.
10th of July 1925 EVENT 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.
10th of July 1938 EVENT Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
10th of July 1940 EVENT World War II: the Vichy government is established in France.
10th of July 1940 EVENT 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).
10th of July 1941 EVENT Jedwabne Pogrom: the massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.
10th of July 1942 EVENT Diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and the Soviet Union are established.
10th of July 1943 EVENT World War II: The launching of Operation Husky begins the Italian Campaign.
10th of July 1946 EVENT Hungarian hyperinflation sets a record with inflation of 348.46 percent per day, or prices doubling every eleven hours.
10th of July 1947 EVENT Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
10th of July 1951 EVENT Korean War: Armistice negotiations begin at Kaesong.
10th of July 1962 EVENT Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
10th of July 1966 EVENT 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.
10th of July 1967 EVENT Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
10th of July 1968 EVENT Maurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
10th of July 1971 EVENT Hassan II of Morocco survives an attempted coup d'etat, which lasts until June 11.
10th of July 1973 EVENT The Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
10th of July 1973 EVENT National Assembly of Pakistan passes a resolution on the recognition of Bangladesh.
10th of July 1976 EVENT The Seveso disaster occurs in Italy.
10th of July 1976 EVENT One American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
10th of July 1978 EVENT World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
10th of July 1978 EVENT President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d'etat.
10th of July 1980 EVENT Alexandra Palace burns down for a second time.
10th of July 1985 EVENT Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand harbour by French DGSE agents, killing Fernando Pereira.
10th of July 1991 EVENT The South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council following the end of Apartheid.
10th of July 1992 EVENT In Miami, Florida, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
10th of July 1997 EVENT 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.
10th of July 1997 EVENT Partido Popular (Spain) member Miguel Angel Blanco is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
10th of July 1998 EVENT Roman Catholic sex abuse cases: The Diocese of Dallas agrees to pay $23.4 million to nine former altar boys who claimed they were sexually abused by former priest Rudolph Kos.
10th of July 2000 EVENT EADS, the world's second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aerospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
10th of July 2000 EVENT A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
10th of July 2002 EVENT 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.
10th of July 2003 EVENT 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.
10th of July 2005 EVENT Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle, causing billions of dollars in damage.
10th of July 2006 EVENT Pakistan International Flight PK-688 crashes in Multan, Pakistan, shortly after takeoff, killing all 45 people on board.
10th of July 2008 EVENT Former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boskoski is acquitted of all charges by a United Nations Tribunal accusing him of war crimes.
10th of July 1419 BIRTHDAY Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)
10th of July 1452 BIRTHDAY King James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
10th of July 1509 BIRTHDAY John Calvin, French religious reformer (d. 1564)
10th of July 1517 BIRTHDAY Odet de Coligny, French cardinal and Protestant (d. 1571)
10th of July 1592 BIRTHDAY Pierre d'Hozier, French historian (d. 1660)
10th of July 1614 BIRTHDAY Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, English royalist statesman (d. 1686)
10th of July 1625 BIRTHDAY Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (d. 1703)
10th of July 1638 BIRTHDAY David Teniers III, Flemish painter (d. 1685)
10th of July 1666 BIRTHDAY John Ernest Grabe, German-born Anglican theologian (d. 1711)
10th of July 1682 BIRTHDAY Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg, German Lutheran missionary to India (d. 1719)
10th of July 1682 BIRTHDAY Roger Cotes, English mathematician (d. 1716)
10th of July 1711 BIRTHDAY Princess Amelia of Great Britain (d. 1783)
10th of July 1723 BIRTHDAY William Blackstone, English jurist (d. 1780)
10th of July 1736 BIRTHDAY Maria, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh (d. 1807)
10th of July 1792 BIRTHDAY George Mifflin Dallas, American politician (d. 1864)
10th of July 1802 BIRTHDAY Robert Chambers, Scottish author and naturalist (d. 1871)
10th of July 1804 BIRTHDAY Emma Smith, American religious figure (d. 1879)
10th of July 1809 BIRTHDAY Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (d. 1889)
10th of July 1830 BIRTHDAY Camille Pissarro, French painter (d. 1903)
10th of July 1832 BIRTHDAY Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897)
10th of July 1835 BIRTHDAY Henryk Wieniawski, Polish composer (d. 1880)
10th of July 1839 BIRTHDAY Adolphus Busch, German-born brewer (d. 1913)
10th of July 1856 BIRTHDAY Nikola Tesla, Serb-American inventor (d. 1943)
10th of July 1864 BIRTHDAY Austin Chapman, Australian policitian (d. 1926)
10th of July 1867 BIRTHDAY Prince Maximilian of Baden, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1929)
10th of July 1871 BIRTHDAY Marcel Proust, French writer (d. 1922)
10th of July 1874 BIRTHDAY Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
10th of July 1875 BIRTHDAY Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator (d. 1955)
10th of July 1883 BIRTHDAY Johannes Blaskowitz, German general (d. 1948)
10th of July 1888 BIRTHDAY Giorgio de Chirico, Italian painter (d. 1978)
10th of July 1895 BIRTHDAY Carl Orff, German composer (d. 1982)
10th of July 1896 BIRTHDAY Therese Casgrain, French Canadian politician and senator (d. 1981)
10th of July 1897 BIRTHDAY Karl Plagge, German officer (d. 1957)
10th of July 1897 BIRTHDAY Jack "Legs" Diamond", American bootlegger (d. 1931)
10th of July 1899 BIRTHDAY John Gilbert, American actor (d. 1936)
10th of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978)
10th of July 1900 BIRTHDAY Mitchell Parish, American lyricist (d. 1993)
10th of July 1900 BIRTHDAY Sampson Sievers, Russian Orthodox priest (d. 1979)
10th of July 1902 BIRTHDAY Kurt Alder, German chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
10th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY John Wyndham, British author (d. 1969)
10th of July 1903 BIRTHDAY Werner Best, German jurist and nazi leader (d. 1989)
10th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Wolfram Sievers, Nazi physician (d. 1948)
10th of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Thomas Gomez, American actor (d. 1971)
10th of July 1909 BIRTHDAY Donald Sinclair, British hotel manager (d. 1981)
10th of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (d. 1985)
10th of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Joe Shuster, Canadian-born cartoonist (d. 1992)
10th of July 1917 BIRTHDAY Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (d. 2000)
10th of July 1917 BIRTHDAY Don Herbert, American television host (d. 2007)
10th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Owen Chamberlain, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)
10th of July 1920 BIRTHDAY David Brinkley, American television reporter (d. 2003)
10th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Harvey Ball, American inventor (d. 2001)
10th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Jake LaMotta, American boxer
10th of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Eunice Kennedy Shriver, American activist (d. 2009)
10th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Earl Hamner Jr., American author and television producer
10th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (d. 1987)
10th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Jean Kerr, American author (d. 2003)
10th of July 1923 BIRTHDAY John Bradley, American Navy corpsman (d. 1994)
10th of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Bobo Brazil, American professional wrestler (d. 1998)
10th of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Johnny Bach, American basketball coach
10th of July 1926 BIRTHDAY Fred Gwynne, American actor (d. 1993)
10th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician
10th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY David Norman Dinkins, New York City Mayor, 1990-1993
10th of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian film actor (d. 2003)
10th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar
10th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999)
10th of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentine-Italian racing driver and car manufacturer (d. 2003)
10th of July 1929 BIRTHDAY Winnie Ewing, Scottish politician
10th of July 1930 BIRTHDAY Bruce Boa, Canadian actor (d. 2004)
10th of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Alice Munro, Canadian writer
10th of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Nick Adams, American actor (d. 1968)
10th of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Jerry Herman, American composer and lyricist
10th of July 1932 BIRTHDAY Carlo Mario Abate, Italian racing driver
10th of July 1934 BIRTHDAY Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer
10th of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Tura Satana, American actress
10th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Lee Morgan, American hard-bop trumpeter (d. 1972)
10th of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Paul Andreu, French architect
10th of July 1939 BIRTHDAY Ahmet Taner K?slal?, Turkish politician, journalist, and educator (d. 1999)
10th of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Meghnad Desai, Baron Desai, British economist
10th of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Helen Donath, American soprano
10th of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Tom Farmer, Scottish entrepreneur
10th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist
10th of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Ian Whitcomb, English songwriter, entertainer and producer
10th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Ronnie James Dio, American musician (d. 2010)
10th of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Pyotr Klimuk, Soviet cosmonaut
10th of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Arthur Ashe, American tennis player (d. 1993)
10th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY John Motson, British sports (football) commentator
10th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Jean-Marie Poire, French film director
10th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Ron Glass, American actor
10th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Virginia Wade, British tennis player
10th of July 1945 BIRTHDAY Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist
10th of July 1946 BIRTHDAY Sue Lyon, American actress
10th of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Arlo Guthrie, American musician
10th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Anna Czerwinska, Polish mountaineer
10th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Greg Kihn, American pop musician & radio personality
10th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricketer
10th of July 1949 BIRTHDAY John Whitehead, American singer and record producer
10th of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Prokopis Pavlopoulos, Greek politician
10th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Phyllis Smith, American actress
10th of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Cheryl Wheeler, American singer and songwriter
10th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Kim Mitchell, Canadian guitarist/singer
10th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast
10th of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
10th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Rik Emmett, Canadian musician (Triumph)
10th of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Zoogz Rift, singer/songwriter and wrestling booker
10th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Neil Tennant, British musician (Pet Shop Boys)
10th of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Andre Dawson, American baseball player
10th of July 1956 BIRTHDAY Tom McClintock, American politician
10th of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Cindy Sheehan, American anti-war/political activist
10th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Bela Fleck, American musician
10th of July 1958 BIRTHDAY Fiona Shaw, Irish actress
10th of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Ellen Kuras, American cinematographer
10th of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and actor
10th of July 1963 BIRTHDAY Richard Waites, British actor
10th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Urban Meyer, American football coach
10th of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
10th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Ken Mellons, American singer
10th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Alec Mapa, Filipino-American actor and comedian
10th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Princess Alexia of Greece and Denmark
10th of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Scott McCarron, American professional golfer
10th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Gina Bellman, British actress
10th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Johnny Grunge, American wrestler (d. 2006)
10th of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Christian Stangl, Austrian mountaineer
10th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Tom Meents, American monster truck driver
10th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Silvetty Montilla, Brazilian drag queen
10th of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Rebekah Del Rio, Latin American singer/songwriter
10th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Hassiba Boulmerka, Algerian athlete
10th of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Gilbert, American actor
10th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Jamie Glover, British actor
10th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Gale Harold, American actor
10th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Alexandra Hedison, American actress
10th of July 1969 BIRTHDAY Vicky Morales, FIlipina broadcast journalist
10th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Adam Hills, Australian comedian
10th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Helen Sjoholm, Swedish singer and actress
10th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Gary LeVox, American singer (Rascal Flatts)
10th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Jason Orange, UK pop singer and dancer (Take That)
10th of July 1970 BIRTHDAY John Simm, British actor
10th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Adam Foote, Canadian ice hockey player
10th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer
10th of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Orlando Jordan, American wrestler
10th of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Sofia Vergara, Colombian actress
10th of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Tilo Wolff, German musician (Lacrimosa)
10th of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Peter Serafinowicz, British comedian and actor
10th of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Annie Mumolo, American actress
10th of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Chiwetel Ejiofor, English actor
10th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Alain Nasreddine, Canadian ice hockey player
10th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Andrew Firestone, American TV reality show personality
10th of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Stefan Karl Stefansson, Icelandic actor
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Adrian Grenier, American actor
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy)
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Lars Ricken, German footballer
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Ludovic Giuly, French footballer
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Edmilson Gomes, Brazilian footballer
10th of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Brendon Lade, Australian rules footballer
10th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Schapelle Corby, Australian convicted drug smuggler
10th of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Gwendoline Yeo, American actress
10th of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Jesse Lacey, American musician (Brand New)
10th of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Jessica Simpson, American singer
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Thomas Ian Nicholas, American actor
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Alejandro Millan, Mexican singer and songwriter
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Han Eun-jeong, South Korean actress
10th of July 1980 BIRTHDAY James D. Rolfe, video game reviewer better known as the Angry Video Game Nerd
10th of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Aleksandar Tunchev, Bulgarian footballer
10th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
10th of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer
10th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Giuseppe De Feudis, Italian footballer
10th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Matthew Egan, Australian rules footballer
10th of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Kim Heechul, Korean singer
10th of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Maria Julia Mantilla Garcia, Miss World 2004
10th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY B.J. Crombeen, American ice hockey player
10th of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Mario Gomez, German-Spanish footballer
10th of July 0138 DEATH Hadrian, Roman Emperor (Born 76)
10th of July 0649 DEATH Li Shimin, Emperor of China (Born 599)
10th of July 1099 DEATH El Cid, of Castile (Born 1044)
10th of July 1103 DEATH King Eric I of Denmark
10th of July 1290 DEATH King Ladislaus IV of Hungary (Born 1262)
10th of July 1460 DEATH Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English military leader (Born 1402)
10th of July 1480 DEATH King Rene I of Naples (Born 1410)
10th of July 1559 DEATH King Henry II of France (Born 1519)
10th of July 1584 DEATH William I of Orange (Born 1533)
10th of July 1590 DEATH Archduke Charles II of Austria (Born 1540)
10th of July 1594 DEATH Paolo Bellasio, Italian composer (Born 1554)
10th of July 1621 DEATH Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, Count of Bucquoy, soldier in Habsburg service (Born 1571)
10th of July 1653 DEATH Gabriel Naude, French librarian and scholar (Born 1600)
10th of July 1680 DEATH Louis Moreri, French encyclopedist (Born 1643)
10th of July 1683 DEATH Francois-Eudes de Mezeray, French historian (Born 1610)
10th of July 1686 DEATH John Fell, English churchman (Born 1625)
10th of July 1776 DEATH Richard Peters, English-born clergyman (Born 1704)
10th of July 1794 DEATH Gaspard de Bernard de Marigny, French royalist general and counterrevolutionary (d. 1754)
10th of July 1806 DEATH George Stubbs, British painter (Born 1724)
10th of July 1848 DEATH Karoline Jagemann, German actor (Born 1777)
10th of July 1851 DEATH Louis-Jacques Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (Born 1787)
10th of July 1881 DEATH Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (Born 1812)
10th of July 1884 DEATH Paul Morphy, American chess player (Born 1837)
10th of July 1908 DEATH Phoebe Knapp, American hymn writer (Born 1839)
10th of July 1920 DEATH Jackie Fisher, British admiral (Born 1841)
10th of July 1941 DEATH Jelly Roll Morton, American musician (Born 1890)
10th of July 1954 DEATH Calogero Vizzini, Sicilian mafioso (Born 1877)
10th of July 1956 DEATH Joe Giard, American baseball player (Born 1898)
10th of July 1962 DEATH Yehuda Leib Maimon, Israeli rabbi and government minister (Born 1875)
10th of July 1963 DEATH Teddy Wakelam, English sports broadcaster and rugby union player (Born 1893)
10th of July 1970 DEATH Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic foreign and later prime minister (Born 1908)
10th of July 1971 DEATH Laurent Dauthuille, French boxer (Born 1924)
10th of July 1972 DEATH Lovie Austin, American jazz pianist (Born 1887)
10th of July 1978 DEATH John D Rockefeller III, American businessman (Born 1906)
10th of July 1978 DEATH Joe Davis, English snooker player (Born 1901)
10th of July 1979 DEATH Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (Born 1894)
10th of July 1980 DEATH Joseph Krumgold, American writer (Born 1908)
10th of July 1981 DEATH Ken Rex McElroy, American hog rustler (Born 1936)
10th of July 1985 DEATH Fernando Pereira, Portuguese-Dutch photographer and victim of the Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior (Born 1950)
10th of July 1986 DEATH Tadeusz Piotrowski, Polish mountaineer (Born 1940)
10th of July 1987 DEATH John H. Hammond, American record producer (Born 1910)
10th of July 1989 DEATH Mel Blanc, American voice actor (Born 1908)
10th of July 1993 DEATH Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (Born 1924)
10th of July 2000 DEATH Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (Born 1975)
10th of July 2000 DEATH Vakkom Majeed, Indian politician (Born 1909)
10th of July 2002 DEATH Jean-Pierre Cote, French Canadian politician and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (Born 1926)
10th of July 2003 DEATH Hartley Shawcross, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials (Born 1902)
10th of July 2003 DEATH Winston Graham, English writer (Born 1908)
10th of July 2003 DEATH Bishnu Maden, Nepalese politician
10th of July 2004 DEATH Pati Behrs, Russian-born American actress, grandniece of Leo Tolstoy and first wife of American actor John Derek (Born 1922)
10th of July 2005 DEATH A.J. Quinnell, English writer (Born 1940)
10th of July 2005 DEATH Freda Wright-Sorce, American radio performer (Born 1955)
10th of July 2005 DEATH Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (Born 1970)
10th of July 2006 DEATH Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (Born 1965)
10th of July 2007 DEATH Abdul Rashid Ghazi, radical Pakistani cleric (Born 1951)
10th of July 2007 DEATH Doug Marlette, American cartoonist (Born 1949)
10th of July 2007 DEATH Zheng Xiaoyu, director of the State Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China (Born 1944)
10th of July 2008 DEATH Hiroaki Aoki, founder of Benihana (Born 1938)
10th of July 2008 DEATH Mike Souchak, American golfer (Born 1927)

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