July 10: Day of the Week
July 10, 2018 was the 191st day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 174 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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)
- 1645English Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
- 1789Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
- 1882War 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.
- 1911The Royal Australian Navy was established by HM King George V of Australia.
- 1925Scopes 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.
- 1938Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
- 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).
- 1941Jedwabne Pogrom: the massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.
- 1997Partido Popular (Spain) member Miguel Ángel Blanco is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
- 2000A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
Who were born on July 10?
- 1509John Calvin, French religious reformer (d. 1564)
- 1909Donald Sinclair, British hotel manager (d. 1981)
- 1931Alice Munro, Canadian writer
- 1958Fiona Shaw, Irish actress
- 1967Tom Meents, American monster truck driver
- 1971Adam Foote, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1971Orlando Jordan, American wrestler
- 1976Adrian Grenier, American actor
- 1977Gwendoline Yeo, American actress
- 1998Haley Pullos, American actress
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