July 10 Holidays, Events & Observances

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July 10 holidays, events, national day around the world. These are July 10 holidays, festivals, celebrations, observances, events; July 10 national days, food days, fun days and celebrations on July 10.

July 10 holidays and observances
July 10 Holidays and Observances

Welcome, as we take you through special holidays in July, international holidays in July 10, national days in July 10. Some major July 10 national day and International holidays list in July calendar.

Our planet is brimming with diversity and cultures that are rich in folklore and traditions. Holidays are a great way to learn about our neighbors and expand our own universe.

Meanwhile, there are literally thousands of holidays and special days throughout the world. And here on Big Holiday, you can find a large variety of these popular, cultural, religious, and offbeat holidays.

Explore July 10 holidays, festivals, and observances celebrated around the world and more happenings worth remembering, from our comprehensive list of July 10 national days or public holidays with dates and information on the origin and meaning of holidays.

We have compiled the long list of observances on July 10, notable events, national days in July 10, federal to regional holidays from all over the world. Also included are possible special bank holidays which falls on July 10 globally.

Month of July

July was originally Quintilis, the fifth month of the year in the Roman calendar and consisted of 31 days. It was changed around 450 BCE when January became the first month of the year. Its name was changed during the Julian calendar reform in 45 BCE to honor Julius Caesar.

In modern times, July also has 31 days. It is the warmest month of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.

July is the seventh month of the year, has 31 days, and is named after Julius Caesar.

Holidays in July

The word holiday has differing connotations in different regions. It can exclusively be refer to the nationally, religiously or culturally observed day(s) of rest or celebration, or the events themselves. While the word july refer to the period of time where leave from one’s duties has been agreed.

The concept of holidays is also often originated in connection with religious observances. The intention of a holiday was typically to allow individuals to tend to religious duties associated with important dates on the calendar. In most modern societies, however, holidays serve as much of a recreational function as any other weekend days or activities.

July is a festive month. We celebrate the Fourth of July (also known as Independence Day) a US holiday in commemoration of July 4, 1776, the day on which the original 13 colonies of the United States declared independence from British rule. July 14 marks the fall of the Bastille in 1789, and the day known as Bastille Day is a national holiday of the French republic.

July 14 is International Nonbinary Person’s Day, which raises awareness about those who do not fit into the binary male/female division.

July 10 holidays and observances
July 10 Holidays and Observances

July 10 Holidays, National Day

July 10 is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar; 174 days remain until the end of the year.

Events

Pre-1600

  • 138 – Emperor Hadrian dies of heart failure at Baiae; he is buried at Rome in the Tomb of Hadrian beside his late wife, Vibia Sabina.
  • 645 – Isshi Incident: Prince Naka-no-Ōe and Fujiwara no Kamatari assassinate Soga no Iruka during a coup d’état at the imperial palace.
  • 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.
  • 1086 – King Canute IV of Denmark is killed by rebellious peasants.
  • 1212 – The most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
  • 1460 – Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick, defeats the king’s Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton.
  • 1499 – The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.
  • 1512 – The Spanish conquest of Iberian Navarre commences with the capture of Goizueta.
  • 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.
  • 1553 – Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
  • 1584 – William I of Orange is assassinated in his home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar Gérard.

1601–1900

  • 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.
  • 1806 – The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.
  • 1832 – U.S. President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.
  • 1850 – U.S. President Millard Fillmore is sworn in, a day after becoming president upon Zachary Taylor’s death.
  • 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.
  • 1883 – War of the Pacific: Chileans led by Alejandro Gorostiaga defeat Andrés Avelino Cáceres’s Peruvuan army at the Battle of Huamachuco, hastening the end of the war.
  • 1890 – Wyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.

1901–present

  • 1920 – Arthur Meighen becomes Prime Minister of Canada.
  • 1921 – Belfast’s Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
  • 1924 – Paavo Nurmi won the 1,500 and 5,000 m races with just an hour between them at the Paris Olympics.
  • 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.
  • 1927 – Kevin O’Higgins TD, Vice-President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State is assassinated by the IRA.
  • 1938 – Howard Hughes begins a 91-hour airplane flight around the world that will set a new record.
  • 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.
  • 1941 – Jedwabne pogrom: Massacre of Polish Jews living in and near the village of Jedwabne.
  • 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.
  • 1943 – World War II: Operation Husky begins in Sicily.
  • 1947 – Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by the British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.
  • 1951 – Korean War: Armistice negotiations begin at Kaesong.
  • 1962 – Telstar, the world’s first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
  • 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.
  • 1973 – The Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 1976 – Four mercenaries (one American and three British) are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
  • 1978 – ABC World News Tonight premieres on ABC.
  • 1978 – President Moktar Ould Daddah of Mauritania is ousted in a bloodless coup d’état.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1992 – In Miami, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 2000 – EADS, the world’s second-largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
  • 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.
  • 2007 – Erden Eruç begins the first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the world.
  • 2008 – Former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boškoski is acquitted of all war-crimes charges by a United Nations Tribunal.
  • 2011 – Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sinks in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, causing 122 deaths.
  • 2017 – Iraqi Civil War: Mosul is declared fully liberated from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
  • 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.
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Birthdays

Pre-1600

  • 1419 – Emperor Go-Hanazono of Japan (d. 1471)
  • 1451 – James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
  • 1501 – Cho Shik, Korean poet and scholar (d. 1572)
  • 1509 – John Calvin, French pastor and theologian (d. 1564)
  • 1515 – Francisco de Toledo, Viceroy of Peru (d. 1582)
  • 1517 – Odet de Coligny, French cardinal (d. 1571)
  • 1533 – Antonio Possevino, Italian diplomat (d. 1611)
  • 1592 – Pierre d’Hozier, French genealogist and historian (d. 1660)

1601–1900

  • 1614 – Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey, Irish-English politician (d. 1686)
  • 1625 – Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer (d. 1703)
  • 1638 – David Teniers III, Flemish painter (d. 1685)
  • 1666 – John Ernest Grabe, German theologian and academic (d. 1711)
  • 1682 – Roger Cotes, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1716)
  • 1723 – William Blackstone, English lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1780)
  • 1724 – Eva Ekeblad, Swedish noble and agronomist (d. 1786)
  • 1752 – St. George Tucker, United States federal judge (d. 1827)
  • 1792 – George M. Dallas, American lawyer and politician, 11th Vice President of the United States (d. 1864)
  • 1802 – Robert Chambers, Scottish geologist and publisher, co-founded Chambers Harrap (d. 1871)
  • 1804 – Emma Smith, American religious leader (d. 1879)
  • 1809 – Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist and palaeontologist (d. 1889)
  • 1823 – Louis-Napoléon Casault, Canadian lawyer, judge, and politician (d. 1908)
  • 1830 – Camille Pissarro, Danish-French painter (d. 1903)
  • 1832 – Alvan Graham Clark, American astronomer (d. 1897)
  • 1835 – Henryk Wieniawski, Polish violinist and composer (d. 1880)
  • 1839 – Adolphus Busch, German brewer, co-founded Anheuser-Busch (d. 1913)
  • 1856 – Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist and engineer (d. 1943)
  • 1864 – Austin Chapman, Australian businessman and politician, 4th Australian Minister for Defence (d. 1926)
  • 1867 – Prince Maximilian of Baden (d. 1929)
  • 1871 – Marcel Proust, French novelist, critic, and essayist (d. 1922)
  • 1874 – Sergey Konenkov, Russian sculptor (d. 1971)
  • 1875 – Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator and activist (d. 1955)
  • 1875 – Dezső Pattantyús-Ábrahám, Hungarian politician (d. 1973)
  • 1877 – Ernst Bresslau, German zoologist (d. 1935)
  • 1878 – Otto Freundlich, German painter and sculptor (d. 1943)
  • 1882 – Ima Hogg, American society leader, philanthropist, patron and collector of the arts (d. 1975)
  • 1883 – Johannes Blaskowitz, German general (d. 1948)
  • 1883 – Hugo Raudsepp, Estonian playwright and politician (d. 1952)
  • 1888 – Giorgio de Chirico, Greek-Italian painter and set designer (d. 1978)
  • 1888 – Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese evangelist, author, and activist (d. 1960)
  • 1891 – Edith Quimby, American medical researcher and physicist (d. 1982)
  • 1894 – Jimmy McHugh, American composer (d. 1969)
  • 1895 – Carl Orff, German composer and educator (d. 1982)
  • 1896 – Thérèse Casgrain, Canadian politician (d. 1981)
  • 1897 – Legs Diamond, American gangster (d. 1931)
  • 1897 – Karl Plagge, German general and engineer (d. 1957)
  • 1898 – Renée Björling, Swedish actress (d. 1975)
  • 1899 – John Gilbert, American actor, director, and screenwriter (d. 1936)
  • 1899 – Heiri Suter, Swiss cyclist (d. 1978)
  • 1900 – Mitchell Parish, Lithuanian-American songwriter (d. 1993)
  • 1900 – Sampson Sievers, Russian monk and mystic (d. 1979)

1901–present

  • 1902 – Kurt Alder, German chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1958)
  • 1902 – Nicolás Guillén, Cuban poet, journalist, and activist (d. 1989)
  • 1903 – Werner Best, German SS officer and jurist (d. 1989)
  • 1903 – John Wyndham, English soldier and author (d. 1969)
  • 1904 – Lili Damita, French-American actress (d. 1994)
  • 1905 – Mildred Benson, American journalist and author (d. 2002)
  • 1905 – Thomas Gomez, American actor (d. 1971)
  • 1905 – Wolfram Sievers, German physician (d. 1948)
  • 1907 – Blind Boy Fuller, American singer and guitarist (d. 1941)
  • 1909 – Donald Sinclair, English lieutenant and businessman (d. 1981)
  • 1911 – Terry-Thomas, English comedian and character actor (d. 1990)
  • 1911 – Cootie Williams, American trumpeter and bandleader (d. 1985)
  • 1913 – Salvador Espriu, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1985)
  • 1914 – Joe Shuster, Canadian-American illustrator, co-created Superman (d. 1992)
  • 1914 – Rempo Urip, Indonesian film director (d. 2001)
  • 1916 – Judith Jasmin, Canadian journalist (d. 1972)
  • 1917 – Hugh Alexander, American baseball player and scout (d. 2000)
  • 1917 – Reg Smythe, English cartoonist (d. 1998)
  • 1918 – James Aldridge, Australian-English journalist and author (d. 2015)
  • 1918 – Chuck Stevens, American baseball player (d. 2018)
  • 1918 – Frank L. Lambert, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at Occidental College (d. 2018)
  • 1918 – Fred Wacker, American race driver and engineer (d. 1998)
  • 1919 – Pierre Gamarra, French author, poet, and critic (d. 2009)
  • 1919 – Ian Wallace, English actor and singer (d. 2009)
  • 1920 – David Brinkley, American journalist (d. 2003)
  • 1920 – Owen Chamberlain, American physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2006)
  • 1920 – Cyril Grant, English footballer (d. 2002)
  • 1921 – Harvey Ball, American illustrator, created the Smiley (d. 2001)
  • 1921 – Jeff Donnell, American actress (d. 1988)
  • 1921 – John K. Singlaub, U.S. Army Major General
  • 1921 – Eunice Kennedy Shriver, American activist, co-founded the Special Olympics (d. 2009)
  • 1922 – Jean Kerr, American author and playwright (d. 2003)
  • 1922 – Herb McKenley, Jamaican sprinter (d. 2007)
  • 1922 – Jake LaMotta, American boxer and actor (d. 2017)
  • 1923 – Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer and actress (d. 2001)
  • 1923 – John Bradley, American soldier (d. 1994)
  • 1923 – Suzanne Cloutier, Canadian actress and producer (d. 2003)
  • 1923 – G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (d. 1987)
  • 1924 – Johnny Bach, American basketball player and coach (d. 2016)
  • 1924 – Bobo Brazil, American wrestler (d. 1998)
  • 1925 – Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysian physician and politician, 4th and 7th Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • 1925 – Ernest Bertrand Boland, American Roman Catholic bishop
  • 1926 – Carleton Carpenter, American actor, magician, songwriter, and novelist
  • 1926 – Fred Gwynne, American actor (d. 1993)
  • 1927 – Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician and academic (d. 2018)
  • 1927 – David Dinkins, American soldier and politician, 106th Mayor of New York City (d. 2020)
  • 1927 – William Smithers, American actor
  • 1928 – Don Bolles, American investigative reporter (d. 1976)
  • 1928 – Bernard Buffet, French painter and illustrator (d. 1999)
  • 1928 – Alejandro de Tomaso, Argentinian-Italian race car driver and businessman, founded De Tomaso (d. 2003)
  • 1928 – Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli rabbi and scholar (d. 2010)
  • 1928 – John Glenn, American baseball player
  • 1929 – Winnie Ewing, Scottish lawyer and politician
  • 1929 – George Clayton Johnson, American author and screenwriter (d. 2015)
  • 1929 – Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (d. 2004)
  • 1929 – José Vicente Rangel, Venezuelan politician; 21st Vice President of Venezuela
  • 1930 – Bruce Boa, Canadian actor (d. 2004)
  • 1930 – Janette Sherman, American physician, author, and pioneer in occupational and environmental health (d. 2019)
  • 1930 – Josephine Veasey, English soprano and actress
  • 1931 – Nick Adams, American actor and screenwriter (d. 1968)
  • 1931 – Jerry Herman, American composer and songwriter (d. 2019)
  • 1931 – Julian May, American author (d. 2017)
  • 1931 – Alice Munro, Canadian short story writer, Nobel Prize laureate
  • 1932 – Carlo Maria Abate, Italian race car driver (d. 2019)
  • 1932 – Neile Adams, Filipino-American actress, singer and dancer
  • 1932 – Manfred Preußger, German athlete
  • 1933 – Jumpin’ Gene Simmons, American rockabilly singer-songwriter (d. 2006)
  • 1933 – C.K. Yang, Taiwanese decathlete and pole vaulter (d. 2007)
  • 1934 – Marshall Brodien, American actor (d. 2019)
  • 1934 – Jerry Nelson, American puppeteer and voice actor (d. 2012)
  • 1935 – Margaret McEntee, American Catholic religious sister and educator
  • 1935 – Wilson Tuckey, Australian politician
  • 1935 – Wilson Whineray, New Zealand rugby player and businessman (d. 2012)
  • 1936 – Herbert Boyer, American businessman, co-founded Genentech
  • 1936 – Tunne Kelam, Estonian journalist and politician
  • 1937 – Edwards Barham, American farmer and politician (d. 2014)
  • 1937 – Gun Svensson, Swedish politician
  • 1938 – Paul Andreu, French architect (d. 2018)
  • 1938 – Lee Morgan, American trumpet player and composer (d. 1972)
  • 1939 – Phil Kelly, Irish-English footballer and manager (d. 2012)
  • 1939 – Ahmet Taner Kışlalı, Turkish political scientist, journalist and educator (d. 1999)
  • 1939 – Mavis Staples, American singer
  • 1940 – Meghnad Desai, Baron Desai, Indian-English economist and politician
  • 1940 – Helen Donath, American soprano and actress
  • 1940 – Brian Priestley, English pianist and composer
  • 1940 – Keith Stackpole, Australian cricketer
  • 1941 – Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (d. 2012)
  • 1941 – David G. Hartwell, American anthologist, author, and critic (d. 2016)
  • 1941 – Robert Pine, American actor and director
  • 1941 – Ian Whitcomb, English singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2020)
  • 1942 – Ronnie James Dio, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2010)
  • 1942 – Pyotr Klimuk, Belarusian general, pilot, and astronaut
  • 1942 – Sixto Rodriguez, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1942 – Lopo do Nascimento, Angolan politician; 1st Prime Minister of Angola
  • 1943 – Arthur Ashe, American tennis player and journalist (d. 1993)
  • 1943 – Inonge Mbikusita-Lewanika, Zambian politician
  • 1943 – Jerry Miller, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1944 – Mick Grant, English motorcycle racer
  • 1944 – Norman Hammond, English archaeologist and academic
  • 1945 – Ron Glass, American actor (d. 2016)
  • 1945 – Hal McRae, American baseball player and manager
  • 1945 – John Motson, English sportscaster
  • 1945 – Jean-Marie Poiré, French director, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1945 – Virginia Wade, English tennis player and sportscaster
  • 1946 – Jean-Pierre Jarier, French race car driver
  • 1946 – Chin Han, Taiwanese actor
  • 1947 – Arlo Guthrie, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
  • 1948 – Ronnie Cutrone, American painter (d. 2013)
  • 1948 – Chico Resch, Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1948 – Natalya Sedykh, Russian figure skater, ballet dancer, actor
  • 1948 – John Whitehead, American singer-songwriter and producer (d. 2004)
  • 1949 – Anna Czerwińska, Polish mountaineer and author
  • 1949 – Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricketer and sportscaster
  • 1949 – Greg Kihn, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1950 – Tony Baldry, English colonel, lawyer, and politician, British Minister of State for Agriculture
  • 1950 – Prokopis Pavlopoulos, President of Greece, Greek lawyer and politician, Greek Minister for the Interior
  • 1951 – Cheryl Wheeler, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1951 – Rajnath Singh, Indian Politician and Union Home Minister of India
  • 1952 – Kim Mitchell, Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1952 – Peter van Heemst, Dutch politician
  • 1953 – Rik Emmett, Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1953 – Zoogz Rift, American musician and wrestler (d. 2011)
  • 1954 – Tommy Bowden, American football player and coach
  • 1954 – Andre Dawson, American baseball player
  • 1954 – Neil Tennant, English singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1955 – Nic Dakin, English educator and politician
  • 1955 – Geoff Gerard, Australian rugby league player
  • 1956 – Tom McClintock, American lawyer and politician
  • 1956 – K. Rajagopal, Malaysian football manager
  • 1957 – Derry Grehan, Canadian rock guitarist and songwriter
  • 1958 – Béla Fleck, American banjo player and songwriter
  • 1958 – Fiona Shaw, Irish actress and director
  • 1959 – Ellen Kuras, American director and cinematographer
  • 1960 – Ariel Castro, Puerto Rican-American convicted kidnapper and rapist (d. 2013)
  • 1959 – Sandy West, American singer-songwriter and drummer (d. 2006)
  • 1961 – Jacky Cheung, Hong Kong singer and film actor
  • 1961 – Marc Riley, English guitarist (The Fall), radio DJ
  • 1963 – Ian Lougher, Welsh motorcycle racer
  • 1964 – Martin Laurendeau, Canadian tennis player and coach
  • 1964 – Urban Meyer, American football player and coach
  • 1964 – Wilfried Peeters, Belgian cyclist
  • 1965 – Scott McCarron, American golfer
  • 1965 – Ken Mellons, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1966 – Clive Efford, English politician
  • 1966 – Johnny Grunge, American wrestler (d. 2006)
  • 1966 – Christian Stangl, Austrian skier and mountaineer
  • 1966 – Anna Bråkenhielm, Swedish business executive
  • 1967 – Tom Meents, American professional monster truck driver
  • 1967 – Rebekah Del Rio, American singer-songwriter
  • 1967 – Gillian Tett, English journalist and author
  • 1967 – Ikki Sawamura, Japanese model, actor and television presenter
  • 1967 – John Yoo, South Korean-American lawyer, author, and educator
  • 1969 – Marty Cordova, American baseball player
  • 1969 – Gale Harold, American actor
  • 1970 – Gary LeVox, American singer-songwriter
  • 1970 – Jason Orange, English singer-songwriter and dancer
  • 1970 – John Simm, English actor
  • 1971 – Adam Foote, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1971 – Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer and coach
  • 1972 – Peter Serafinowicz, English actor
  • 1972 – Sofía Vergara, Colombian-American actress and producer
  • 1972 – Tilo Wolff, German-Swiss singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
  • 1974 – Imelda May, Irish singer-songwriter, musician, and producer
  • 1975 – Andrew Firestone, American businessman
  • 1975 – Brendan Gaughan, American race car driver
  • 1975 – Alain Nasreddine, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1975 – Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Icelandic actor (d. 2018)
  • 1975 – Richard Westbrook, English race car driver
  • 1976 – Edmílson, Brazilian footballer
  • 1976 – Elijah Blue Allman, American singer and guitarist
  • 1976 – Ludovic Giuly, French footballer
  • 1976 – Adrian Grenier, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
  • 1976 – Brendon Lade, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1976 – Lars Ricken, German footballer
  • 1977 – Chiwetel Ejiofor, English actor
  • 1979 – Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer
  • 1979 – Gong Yoo, Korean actor
  • 1980 – Alejandro Millán, Mexican singer-songwriter and keyboard player
  • 1980 – Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
  • 1980 – Claudia Leitte, Brazilian singer-songwriter
  • 1980 – James Rolfe, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1980 – Jessica Simpson, American singer-songwriter, actress, and fashion designer
  • 1981 – Aleksandar Tunchev, Bulgarian footballer
  • 1982 – Alex Arrowsmith, American guitarist and producer
  • 1982 – Juliya Chernetsky, Ukrainian-American television host
  • 1982 – Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer
  • 1982 – Jeffrey Walker, Australian actor and director
  • 1983 – Giuseppe De Feudis, Italian footballer
  • 1983 – Matthew Egan, Australian footballer
  • 1983 – Gabi, Spanish footballer
  • 1983 – Kim Hee-chul, Korean entertainer and singer
  • 1983 – Joelson José Inácio, Brazilian footballer
  • 1983 – Doug Kramer, Filipino basketball player
  • 1983 – Anthony Watmough, Australian rugby league player
  • 1984 – Nikolaos Mitrou, Greek footballer
  • 1985 – Park Chu-young, South Korean footballer
  • 1985 – B. J. Crombeen, American ice hockey player
  • 1985 – Mario Gómez, German footballer
  • 1988 – Antonio Brown, American football player
  • 1988 – Heather Hemmens, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1988 – Sarah Walker, New Zealand BMX rider
  • 1990 – Adam Reynolds, Australian rugby league player
  • 1990 – Trent Richardson, American footballer
  • 1990 – Chiyonokuni Toshiki, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1991 – Daishōmaru Shōgo, Japanese sumo wrestler
  • 1999 – April Ivy, Portuguese composer and singer
  • 2001 – Isabela Merced, American actress
  • 2002 – Reece Walsh, Australian rugby league player
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Deaths

Pre-1600

  • 138 – Hadrian, Roman emperor (b. 76)
  • 645 – Soga no Iruka, Japanese politician
  • 649 – Tai Zong, Chinese emperor (b. 598)
  • 772 – Amalberga of Temse, Frankish noblewoman
  • 831 – Zubaidah bint Ja`far, Abbasid Princess
  • 983 – Benedict VII, pope of the Catholic Church
  • 994 – Leopold I, margrave of Austria
  • 1086 – Canute IV, king of Denmark (b. 1043)
  • 1103 – Eric I, king of Denmark (b. 1060)
  • 1290 – Ladislaus IV, king of Hungary (b. 1262)
  • 1460 – Humphrey Stafford, 1st Duke of Buckingham, English commander and politician, Lord High Constable of England (b. 1402)
  • 1460 – John Talbot, 2nd Earl of Shrewsbury, English nobleman (b. c. 1413)
  • 1461 – Thomas, king of Bosnia (b. 1411)
  • 1473 – James II, king of Cyprus
  • 1480 – René of Anjou, French nobleman (b. 1400)
  • 1510 – Catherine Cornaro, queen of Cyprus (b. 1454)
  • 1576 – Eleonora di Garzia di Toledo, Italian noble (b. 1553)
  • 1559 – Henry II, king of France (b. 1519)
  • 1584 – William I, Dutch nobleman (b. 1533)
  • 1590 – Charles II, archduke of Austria (b. 1540)
  • 1594 – Paolo Bellasio, Italian organist and composer (b. 1554)

1601–1900

  • 1603 – Joan Terès i Borrull, Spanish archbishop and academic (b. 1538)
  • 1621 – Charles Bonaventure de Longueval, French commander (b. 1571)
  • 1653 – Gabriel Naudé, French librarian and scholar (b. 1600)
  • 1680 – Louis Moréri, French priest and scholar (b. 1643)
  • 1683 – François Eudes de Mézeray, French historian and author (b. 1610)
  • 1686 – John Fell, English bishop and academic (b. 1625)
  • 1776 – Richard Peters, English lawyer and minister (b. 1704)
  • 1794 – Gaspard de Bernard de Marigny, French general (b. 1754)
  • 1806 – George Stubbs, English painter and academic (b. 1724)
  • 1851 – Louis Daguerre, French photographer and physicist, invented the daguerreotype (b. 1787)
  • 1863 – Clement Clarke Moore, American author and educator (b. 1779)
  • 1881 – Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect and academic (b. 1812)
  • 1884 – Paul Morphy, American chess player (b. 1837)
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1901–present

  • 1908 – Phoebe Knapp, American organist and composer (b. 1839)
  • 1915 – Hendrik Willem Mesdag, Dutch painter (b. 1831)
  • 1920 – John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, British admiral (b. 1841)
  • 1929 – Ève Lavallière, French actress (b. 1866)
  • 1941 – Jelly Roll Morton, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1890)
  • 1941 – Huntley Wright, English actor (b. 1868)
  • 1950 – Richard Maury, American-Argentinian engineer (b. 1882)
  • 1952 – Rued Langgaard, Danish organist and composer (b. 1893)
  • 1954 – Calogero Vizzini, Italian mob boss (b. 1877)
  • 1956 – Joe Giard, American baseball player (b. 1898)
  • 1960 – Sæbjørn Buttedahl, Norwegian actor and sculptor (b. 1876)
  • 1962 – Yehuda Leib Maimon, Israeli rabbi and politician (b. 1875)
  • 1963 – Teddy Wakelam, English rugby player and sportscaster (b. 1893)
  • 1970 – Bjarni Benediktsson, Icelandic academic and politician, 13th Prime Minister of Iceland (b. 1908)
  • 1971 – Laurent Dauthuille, French boxer (b. 1924)
  • 1972 – Lovie Austin, American pianist, composer, and bandleader (b. 1887)
  • 1978 – John D. Rockefeller III, American businessman and philanthropist, founded the Asia Society (b. 1906)
  • 1979 – Arthur Fiedler, American conductor (b. 1894)
  • 1980 – Joseph Krumgold, American author and screenwriter (b. 1908)
  • 1985 – Fernando Pereira, Dutch photographer (b. 1950)
  • 1986 – Tadeusz Piotrowski, Polish mountaineer and author (b. 1940)
  • 1987 – John Hammond, American record producer, critic, and activist (b. 1910)
  • 1989 – Mel Blanc, American voice actor (b. 1908)
  • 1993 – Ruth Krauss, American author and poet (b. 1901)
  • 1993 – Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1924)
  • 1995 – Mehmet Ali Aybar, Turkish lawyer and politician (b. 1908)
  • 1996 – Eno Raud, Estonian author (b. 1928)
  • 2000 – Vakkom Majeed, Indian journalist and politician (b. 1909)
  • 2002 – Jean-Pierre Côté, Canadian politician, 23rd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1926)
  • 2002 – Evangelos Florakis, Greek general (b. 1943)
  • 2002 – Laurence Janifer, American author (b. 1933)
  • 2003 – Winston Graham, English author (b. 1908)
  • 2003 – Hartley Shawcross, Baron Shawcross, German-English lawyer and politician, Attorney General for England and Wales (b. 1902)
  • 2004 – Pati Behrs, Russian-American ballerina and actress (b. 1922)
  • 2005 – A. J. Quinnell, English author (b. 1940)
  • 2006 – Shamil Basayev, Chechen terrorist rebel leader (b. 1965)
  • 2007 – Doug Marlette, American cartoonist and author (b. 1949)
  • 2008 – Hiroaki Aoki, Japanese-American wrestler and businessman, founded Benihana (b. 1938)
  • 2008 – Mike Souchak, American golfer (b. 1927)
  • 2011 – Pierrette Alarie, Canadian soprano and educator (b. 1921)
  • 2011 – Roland Petit, French dancer and choreographer (b. 1924)
  • 2012 – Dolphy, Filipino actor, singer, and producer (b. 1928)
  • 2012 – Peter Kyros, American lawyer and politician (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Berthe Meijer, German-Dutch journalist and author (b. 1938)
  • 2012 – Fritz Langanke, German lieutenant (b. 1919)
  • 2012 – Viktor Suslin, Russian-German composer (b. 1942)
  • 2013 – Philip Caldwell, American businessman (b. 1920)
  • 2013 – Józef Gara, Polish poet and linguist (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Concha García Campoy, Spanish journalist (b. 1958)
  • 2013 – Caroline Duby Glassman, American lawyer and jurist (b. 1922)
  • 2013 – Ku Ok-hee, South Korean golfer (b. 1956)
  • 2013 – Gokulananda Mahapatra, Indian author and academic (b. 1922)
  • 2014 – Robert C. Broomfield, American lawyer and judge (b. 1933)
  • 2014 – Juozas Kazickas, Lithuanian-American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • 2014 – Paul G. Risser, American ecologist and academic (b. 1939)
  • 2014 – Zohra Sehgal, Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1912)
  • 2014 – Gloria Schweigerdt, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • 2015 – Roger Rees, Welsh-American actor and director (b. 1944)
  • 2015 – Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor (b. 1932)
  • 2015 – Jon Vickers, Canadian tenor (b. 1926)
  • 2016 – Katharina Focke, German politician (b. 1922)
  • 2018 – Henry Morgenthau III, American author and television producer (b. 1917)
  • 2020 – Lara van Ruijven, Dutch short track speed skater (b. 1992)
  • 2020 – Jack Charlton, English footballer and manager (b. 1935)

Holidays and observances

  • Armed Forces Day (Mauritania)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Amalberga of Maubeuge
    • Canute IV of Denmark
    • Rufina and Secunda
    • Seven Brothers
    • Victoria, Anatolia, and Audax
    • July 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Independence Day (Bahamas), celebrates the independence of the Bahamas from the United Kingdom in 1973.
  • Nikola Tesla Day
  • Statehood Day (Wyoming)
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  • The New York Times: On This Day

July 10 National Days, the conclusion

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