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July 10 – A Day as Today. Find out what happened a day like today, July 10: Who was born? Who died? What is celebrated? Ephemeris of July 10th in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of July 10:
In the Gregorian Calendar, July 10 is the 191th
(hundredth – ninety first) day of the year.

There are 174 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

Let’s raise a wall by joining all the hands; the blacks, their black hands, the whites, their white hands.

— Nicolás Guillén
Cuban poet (born July 10, 1902)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

July 10 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 48 a. C .: Battle of Dirraquio, Pompey gives a catastrophic defeat to Julius Caesar in Macedonia.
  • 68: Legio VII Gemina is installed in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula in what today would be the current city of León
  • 645: the Isshi Incident took place in Japan.
  • 988: on the banks of the River Liffey (Ireland) the village of Baile Atha Clíath (now Dublin) is founded.
  • 1212: in London, a fire devastates more than half of the city.
  • 1488: in Spain, the Marquis of Cádiz gets Vera (Almería) to surrender to the Christians without resisting.
  • 1553: in London, Lady Jane Gray accedes to the throne.
  • 1555: on the island of Cuba the Protestant French pirate Jacques de Sores assaults the town of Havana. For a month he will loot and burn every house and kill its Spanish occupants and their slaves.
  • 1584: in Delft (United Provinces of the Netherlands), Balthasar Gérard assassinates King William I of Orange.
  • 1645: in the framework of the First English Civil War the Battle of Langport is fought.
  • 1778: in the framework of the War of Independence of the United States, King Louis XVI of France declares war on Great Britain.
  • 1789: Alexander MacKenzie reaches the Mackenzie River Delta.
  • 1810: in Spain, during the War of Spanish Independence, the troops of the First French Empire (under the command of General Régis Barthélemy Mouton-Duvernet) set fire to the town of Almazán, due to the tenacious resistance made within its walls by 1600 men (under the command of the Spanish guerrilla Jerónimo Merino).
  • 1821: The United States takes possession of Florida, bought from Spain.
  • 1850: in the United States, Millard Fillmore is named the 13th president of the United States.
  • 1877: in Puerto Rico, the town of Mayagüez formally receives the character of a city by the Spanish crown.
  • 1882: in the framework of the War of the Pacific, Chilean and Peruvian forces fight the Concepción battle.
  • 1883: at the end of the War of the Pacific the battle of Huamachuco is fought.
  • 1887: the Democratic Center is founded in Paraguay, currently called the Authentic Radical Liberal Party.
  • 1890: In the United States, Wyoming is admitted as the 44th state.
  • 1913: Death Valley (California) has the highest temperature in the history of the United States: 56.7 ° C (134 ° F). It will only be exceeded by 58.5 ° C (July 6, 1966) in San Luis Río Colorado (Mexico), about 500 km to the south.
  • 1925: The TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union) is established.
  • 1925: Meher Baba begins with his vow of silence that would last 44 years. His followers celebrate this day as the Day of Silence.
  • 1925: in Dayton (Tennessee) the “Trial of the Monkey” begins, in which the state of Tennessee sues teacher John T. Scopes (1900-1970) for teaching the theory of evolution to his students.
  • 1936: in Seville (Spain) the Hymn of Andalusia is presented to the public.
  • 1938: in New York, United States, the American millionaire Howard Hughes begins the plane trip around the world that ninety-one hours later (on July 14), will be set as a new record.
  • 1940: the Vichy Government, favorable to the Nazis, is established in France.
  • 1940: in the framework of World War II the Battle of Britain begins.
  • 1941: Jedwabne Massacre in Poland
  • 1943: in Italy the allied campaign called Operation Husky begins.
  • 1947: in La Plata, Argentina, a UFO is sighted for the first time in the country, two blocks from Vucetich Park.
  • 1947: in Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah is appointed the first Governor General of Pakistan.
  • 1951: within the framework of the Korean War, peace negotiations begin in Kaesong.
  • 1956: In Bikini Atoll, the United States detonates the Navajo atomic bomb (name of an ethnic group of Native Americans), of 4,500 kt, the 15th of the 17 of the Redwing operation.
  • 1960: in the football stadium of the Parc des Princes (Paris), the first final of a European Championship takes place. It was contested by the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, with victory in overtime for the Soviet Union by a final score of 2-1.
  • 1962: The United States launches the Telstar (first communications satellite) into space.
  • 1962: in Spain the ninth Government of Spain is formed during the Franco dictatorship, chaired by Francisco Franco, with the entry of technocratic ministers who are members of Opus Dei, who will begin an economic policy conducive to the implementation of the Development Plan.
  • 1967: Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works.
  • 1967: New Zealand adopts the decimal system.
  • 1968: in Paris, Maurice Couve de Murville is appointed Prime Minister.
  • 1973: Bahamas becomes independent from the United Kingdom.
  • 1973: The National Assembly of Pakistan recognizes Bangladesh.
  • 1976: in the municipality of Seveso (Italy) an industrial accident occurs that causes numerous damages: it is known as the Seveso disaster.
  • 1977: Athens (Greece) has the highest temperature in the history of that country, and in all of Europe: 48 ° C (118.4 ° F).
  • 1978: in Mauritania, President Moktar Ould Daddah is overthrown in a coup.
  • 1985: the French state, through its secret services, orders the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior ship of the environmental organization Greenpeace.
  • 1991: in the Russian Federation, Borís Yeltsin is elected president.
  • 1992: in Miami, the Panamanian dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug trafficking.
  • 1997: in Ermua (Spain), the terrorist group ETA kidnaps Miguel Ángel Blanco (29 years old), councilor of the Popular Party.
  • 1998: The Diocese of Dallas agrees to pay $ 23 million to five children who reported sexual abuse by Father Rudolph Kos.
  • 1998: the first private television channels were inaugurated in Colombia: Canal RCN and Canal Caracol.
  • 2006: in Multán (Pakistan), a plane of the company Pakistan International Airlines crashes after taking off, killing 45 people.
  • 2010: a demonstration takes place in Barcelona in response to the ruling of the Constitutional Court of Spain on the appeals filed against the 2006 Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia.
  • 2016: The Portugal National Team wins Euro 2016.
  • 2019: in Puebla (Mexico), after 81 years of vehicle history, the Volkswagen company manufactures the last example in the world of the Volkswagen Beetle, known as the «Vocho».
  • 2021: Argentina wins the Copa América 2021 in Brazil after 28 years without titles.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

July 10 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1419: Go-Hanazono, Japanese emperor (d. 1471).
  • 1451: James III, Scottish King (d. 1488).
  • 1509: John Calvin, French religious reformer (d. 1564).
  • 1515: Francisco de Toledo, Spanish aristocrat and military man, viceroy of Peru (d. 1582).
  • 1517: Odet de Coligny, French religious, Cardinal of Châtillon, converted to Protestantism (d. 1571).
  • 1561: Juan Bautista de la Concepción, religious, mystic and reformer of the Order of the Holy Trinity (f. 1613).
  • 1638: David Teniers III, Flemish painter (d. 1685).
  • 1682: Roger Cotes, British mathematician (d. 1716).
  • 1723 – William Blackstone, British jurist (d. 1780).
  • 1724: Eva Ekeblad, Swedish scientist (d. 1786)
  • 1792: George Mifflin Dallas, American Vice President (d. 1864).
  • 1796: María Josefa García Granados, Guatemalan writer (d. 1848).
  • 1817: Miguel Lafuente Alcántara, writer and Spanish Arabist (d. 1850).
  • 1830: Camille Pissarro, French painter and anarchist (d. 1903).
  • 1832: Alvan Graham Clark, American astronomer (d. 1897).
  • 1834 – James McNeill Whistler, American painter (d. 1903).
  • 1834: José María Sbarbi y Osuna, Spanish religious, philologist and musicologist (d. 1910).
  • 1835 – Henryk Wieniawski, Polish composer (d. 1880).
  • 1851: Friedrich von Wieser, Austrian economist (d. 1926).
  • 1856: Otto Krause, Argentine engineer and educator (d. 1920).
  • 1856: Nikola Tesla, Croatian engineer and inventor (d. 1943).
  • 1867: Maximilian of Baden, German aristocrat and chancellor (d. 1929).
  • 1867: Finley Peter Dunne, American comedian and journalist (d. 1936).
  • 1871: Marcel Proust, French writer (d. 1922).
  • 1874: Sergey Konionkov, Russian painter (d. 1971).
  • 1875: Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator (d. 1955).
  • 1878: Otto Freundlich, German sculptor (d. 1943).
  • 1883 – Sam Wood, American filmmaker
  • 1883: Johannes Blaskowitz, German general (d. 1948).
  • 1888: Giorgio de Chirico, Italian painter (d. 1978).
  • 1891: Edith Quimby, physician and physicist (d. 1982).
  • 1891: Rexford Tugwell, American economist, governor of Puerto Rico between 1941 and 1946 (d. 1979)
  • 1892: Joaquín Prieto Concha, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1976).
  • 1895: Carl Orff, German composer (d. 1982).
  • 1897: Karl Plagge, German officer (d. 1957).
  • 1899: John Gilbert, American actor (d. 1936).
  • 1899: Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978).
  • 1902: Kurt Alder, German chemist (d. 1958).
  • 1902: Nicolás Guillén, Cuban poet (d. 1989).
  • 1902: Antulio Sanjuan Ribes, Spanish theater actor and poet (d. 1982).
  • 1903: Werner Best, German jurist and Nazi leader (d. 1989).
  • 1903: John Wyndham, British writer (d. 1969).
  • 1905: Wolfram Sievers, Nazi German physicist (d. 1948).
  • 1911: Amalia Solórzano, First Lady of Mexico from 1934 to 1940 (d. 2008).
  • 1913: Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (d. 1985).
  • 1914: Joe Shuster, Canadian cartoonist (d. 1992).
  • 1920: Owen Chamberlain, American physicist, 1959 Nobel laureate in physics (d. 2006).
  • 1921: Eunice Kennedy Shriver, American activist (d. 2009).
  • 1921: Jake LaMotta, American boxer (d. 2017).
  • 1921: Francisco de Asís Sancho Rebullida, Spanish jurist and foralista (f. 1995).
  • 1923: Amalia Mendoza, singer and actress (f. 2001).
  • 1923: Earl Hamner Jr., American author and producer (d. 2016).
  • 1925: Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysian Prime Minister.
  • 1926: Algeria Laya, Venezuelan teacher, philosopher and political activist (f. 1997)
  • 1926: Fred Gwynne, American actor (f. 1993).
  • 1927: David Dinkins, American politician (d. 2020).
  • 1928: Bernard Buffet, French painter (d. 1999).
  • 1928: Alejandro de Tomaso, Italian-Argentine racing driver (d. 2003).
  • 1929: José Vicente Rangel, Venezuelan journalist and politician (f. 2020).
  • 1931: Alice Munro, 2013 Nobel Prize winner for literature, Canadian writer.
  • 1934: Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer, creator of The Muppets (d. 2012).
  • 1934: Adelma Gómez, Argentine pedagogue and organist (d. 2011).
  • 1938: Paul Andreu, French architect (d. 2018).
  • 1938: Tura Satana, American actress (d. 2011).
  • 1940: Helen Donath, American soprano.
  • 1941: David G. Hartwell, American publisher (d. 2016).
  • 1941: Montserrat Grases, a young Spanish woman, declared venerable by the Catholic Church (d. 1959).
  • 1942: Sixto Rodríguez, American musician and composer.
  • 1942: Ronnie James Dio, American musician (d. 2010).
  • 1943: Arthur Ashe, American tennis player (f. 1993).
  • 1945: Ron Glass, American actor (d. 2016).
  • 1945: Virginia Wade, British tennis player.
  • 1946: Sue Lyon, American actress (f. 2019).
  • 1946: Stuart Christie, British writer and editor.
  • 1947: Arlo Guthrie, American musician.
  • 1950: Greg Kihn, American singer.
  • 1952: Liudmila Turíshcheva, Russian gymnast.
  • 1954: Neil Tennant, British musician, of the band Pet Shop Boys.
  • 1955: María José Cantudo, Spanish actress.
  • 1958: Béla Fleck, American musician.
  • 1961: Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong actor and singer.
  • 1962: Santiago Ostolaza, Uruguayan soccer player and coach.
  • 1963: Marco de Brix, Paraguayan singer (d. 2009).
  • 1963: Vicente Vallés, Spanish journalist and presenter.
  • 1964: Eloy Olaya, Spanish footballer.
  • 1965: Alexia, Greek aristocrat.
  • 1965: Danny Boffin, Belgian footballer.
  • 1968: Hassiba Boulmerka, Algerian athlete.
  • 1968: Edgar Müller, German street painter.
  • 1968: Jorge Volpi, Mexican writer.
  • 1969: Gale Harold, American actor.
  • 1969: Jonas Kaufmann, German tenor.
  • 1970: Gary LeVox, American singer-songwriter, of the band Rascal Flatts.
  • 1970: Jason Orange, British singer, of the band Take That.
  • 1970: John Simm, British actor.
  • 1970: Helen Sjöholm, Swedish singer.
  • 1971: Moisés García León, Spanish footballer.
  • 1972: Sofía Vergara, Colombian actress and model.
  • 1972: Anabell Rivero, model and Venezuelan television actress.
  • 1972: Tilo Wolff, German musician.
  • 1973: Julián Legaspi, Uruguayan-Peruvian actor.
  • 1974: Imelda May, Irish rockabilly singer.
  • 1974: Carlos Chaínho, Angolan soccer player.
  • 1974: Daniele Adani, Italian footballer.
  • 1974: Nassim Akrour, Algerian footballer.
  • 1975: Ruth Gabriel, Spanish actress.
  • 1975: Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Icelandic actor
  • 1976: Edmílson, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1976: Adrian Grenier, American actor.
  • 1976: Ludovic Giuly, French footballer.
  • 1976: Pol Turrents, director of photography and Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1977: Patricia López, Chilean actress.
  • 1977: Chiwetel Ejiofor, British actor.
  • 1977: Jamba, Angolan soccer player.
  • 1977: Branko Hucika, Croatian footballer.
  • 1978: Jesse Lacey, guitarist and American singer, of the band Brand New.
  • 1978: Kōtarō Koizumi, Japanese actor.
  • 1979: Gong Yoo, South Korean actor and singer.
  • 1980: Thomas Ian Nicholas, American actor.
  • 1980: Jessica Simpson, American singer.
  • 1980: James Rolfe, American actor, comedian, film critic, and video game critic
  • 1981: Giancarlo Serenelli, Venezuelan driver.
  • 1981: Róbert Jež, Slovak footballer.
  • 1982: Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer.
  • 1983: Kim Hee-chul, South Korean actor, presenter, radio host, model and singer, of the band Super Junior.
  • 1983: Gabi, Spanish soccer player.
  • 1983: Jacobo Sanz, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: Eduardo Bolsonaro, Brazilian lawyer and politician.
  • 1984: Mark González, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1984: María Julia Mantilla, Peruvian model, Miss World 2004.
  • 1985: Mario Gómez García, German footballer.
  • 1985: Park Chu-young, South Korean footballer.
  • 1985: Kaito Yamamoto, Japanese footballer.
  • 1986: Guillermo Reyes, Uruguayan soccer player.
  • 1987: Josue Souza Santos, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1988: Milagro Valero, Venezuelan politician.
  • 1989: Carlos Zambrano, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1989: İsmail Köybaşı, Turkish footballer.
  • 1990: Eunan O’Kane, Irish footballer.
  • 1991: María Chacón, Mexican actress and singer.
  • 1991: Raffaele Maiello, Italian footballer.
  • 1991: Toshiki Ishikawa, Japanese footballer.
  • 1991: Antonio Alejandro Franco, Paraguayan soccer player.
  • 1992: Richard Boateng, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1992: Konekham Inthammavong, Laotian footballer.
  • 1993: Marco Bürki, Swiss footballer.
  • 1994: Iuri Medeiros, Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1995: Dominik Mašek, Czech footballer.
  • 1997: Ryo Hatsuse, Japanese footballer.
  • 1998: Ivan Bakhar, Belarusian footballer.
  • 2001: Isabela Moner, American actress and singer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

July 10 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 138: Publius Elius Hadrian, Roman Emperor (b. 76).
  • 649: Li Shimin, Chinese emperor (b. 599).
  • 1099 (possible date): Cid Campeador (Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar), Castilian military man (b. C. 1048).
  • 1103: Eric I, Danish King (b. C. 1060).
  • 1290: Ladislaus IV, Hungarian King (b. 1262).
  • 1480: Renato I, Neapolitan king (b.1409).
  • 1559: Henry II, French King (b. 1519).
  • 1584: William of Orange, aristocrat of the Spanish Netherlands (b. 1533).
  • 1590: Charles II of Styria, Austrian aristocrat (b. 1540).
  • 1592: Pierre d’Hozier, French historian (d. 1660).
  • 1603: Juan Terés y Borrull, viceroy of Catalonia (b. 1538).
  • 1621: Karel Bonaventura Buquoy, French soldier (b. 1571).
  • 1631: Constance of Habsburg, Polish queen (b. 1588).
  • 1653: Gabriel Naudé, French librarian (b.1600).
  • 1680: Louis Moréri, French encyclopedist (b.1643).
  • 1690: Domenico Gabrielli, Italian composer and cellist (b. C. 1659).
  • 1766: Isabel Farnesio, Queen consort of Spain (b. 1692).
  • 1806: George Stubbs, British painter (b. 1724).
  • 1821: Francisco Ramírez, Argentine leader (b. 1786).
  • 1839: Fernando Sor, Spanish guitarist and composer (b. 1788).
  • 1851: Louis Daguerre, French painter, photographer and physicist (b. 1787).
  • 1882: Ignacio Carrera Pinto, Chilean military man (b. 1848).
  • 1884: Paul Morphy, American chess player (b.1837).
  • 1903: Enrique Sepúlveda, Spanish writer (b. 1844).
  • 1910: Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer (b. 1812).
  • 1920 – John Fisher, British admiral (b. 1841).
  • 1923: Andrés Manjón, Spanish priest and educator (b. 1846).
  • 1927: Louise Abbéma, French painter and designer (b. 1853).
  • 1927: B. Lewis Rice, Indo-British archaeologist and linguist (d. 1837).
  • 1930: Enrique de la Riva Agüero Riglos, Peruvian politician, lawyer and diplomat (b. 1857).
  • 1934: Erich Mühsam, German anarchist (b.1878).
  • 1941 .: Jelly Roll Morton, American musician (b.1890).
  • 1941: Francisco Antonio Rísquez, Venezuelan doctor (b. 1856).
  • 1944: Adolfo González Posada, Spanish jurist, sociologist and writer (b. 1860).
  • 1952: Rued Langgaard, Danish composer (b.1893).
  • 1958: Franz Bardon, Czech occultist (b.1909).
  • 1970: Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic Prime Minister (b.1908).
  • 1970: Augusto Meyer, Brazilian writer, journalist, essayist, poet, memorialist and folklorist (b. 1902).
  • 1973: Karl Loewenstein, German philosopher and political scientist (b. 1891).
  • 1978: Alfonso Paso, Spanish writer (b. 1926).
  • 1978: John D. Rockefeller III, American businessman (b.1906).
  • 1979: Arthur Fiedler, American musician (b.1894).
  • 1981: Joaquín Gorjón González, retired Spanish civil guard, assassinated by the terrorist group ETA (b. 1922).
  • 1983: Estrellita Castro, Spanish singer and actress (b.1908).
  • 1987: John H. Hammond, American jazz critic and producer (b.1910).
  • 1989: Mel Blanc, American voice actor (b.1908).
  • 1989: Matías Vega Guerra, Spanish politician (b.1905).
  • 1994: Lélia Gonzalez, Brazilian politician, teacher and anthropologist (b. 1935).
  • 1999: Joaquín A. González, Mexican tenor and sculptor (b. 1919).
  • 2003: Winston Graham, British writer (b.1908).
  • 2006: Shamil Basáyev, military leader of the Chechen guerrilla (b.1965).
  • 2006: Santiago Vera Izquierdo, Venezuelan politician and engineer (b.1913).
  • 2010: Aldo Sambrell, Spanish actor, producer and film director (b.1931).
  • 2011: Alfonso Bauer Paiz, Guatemalan politician (b.1918).
  • 2011: Roland Petit, French choreographer and dancer (b.1924).
  • 2013: Concha García Campoy, Spanish journalist (b.1958).
  • 2013: Virginia Tovar Martín, Spanish art historian (b.1929).
  • 2015: Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor (b.1932).
  • 2019: James Small, South African rugby player (b.1969).
  • 2019: Armando Ramírez, Mexican writer, journalist and chronicler (b.1952).
  • 2020: Paik Sun-yup, South Korean military man (b.1920).
  • 2020: Miloš Jakeš, Czechoslovak politician (b.1922).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

July 10 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Chile: Librarian’s Day.
  • Argentina: Merchant’s Day.
  • Bahamas: Independence Day.
  • Mauritania: Armed Forces Day.
  • United States, New York: Nikola Tesla Day
  • The Beatles Day
  • Capybara Day

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

July 10 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Christopher of Lycia

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

July 10 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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