July 10: Day of the Week
July 10, 2019 was the 191st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 174 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac 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.
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July 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1553Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
- 1789Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
- 1850Millard Fillmore is inaugurated as the 13th President of the United States upon the death of President Zachary Taylor, 16 months into his term.
- 1940World 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).
- 1968Maurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
- 1992In Miami, Florida, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
- 1998Roman 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.
- 2003A 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.
- 2006Pakistan International Flight PK-688 crashes in Multan, Pakistan, shortly after takeoff, killing all 45 people on board.
- 2011Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sunk in Volga near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, leading to 122 deaths.
Who were born on July 10?
- 1832Alvan Graham Clark, American telescope maker and astronomer (d. 1897)
- 1883Johannes Blaskowitz, German general (d. 1948)
- 1921Harvey Ball, American inventor (d. 2001)
- 1942Ronnie James Dio, American musician (d. 2010)
- 1945Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist
- 1958Béla Fleck, American musician
- 1965Ken Mellons, American singer
- 1976Elijah Blue Allman, American musician (Deadsy)
- 1980Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000)
- 1985Mario Gómez, German footballer
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