July 10 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Orangemen's Day
Canada (Newfoundland And Labrador) Local Holiday
Nunavut Day observed
Canada (Nunavut) Local Holiday
Independence Day
The bahamas Public Holiday
Political Flag Day
Mongolia Observance
Teddy Bears' Picnic Day
- Weird
Clerihew Day
- Weird
National Clerihew Day
- Weird
National Pina Colada Day
- Weird

Historical Events on July 10

  • 1584: Balthasar Gerard assassinate William I of Orange at William’s home in Delft, Holland.
  • 1645: The Battle of Langport begins during the English Civil War.
  • 1778: Louis XVI of France declares war on Great Britain during the American Revolutionary War.
  • 1821: The U.S takes control of Florida – land that it had recently acquired from Spain.
  • 1832: A bill to re-charter the Second Bank of the U.S is vetoed by United States; President Andrew Jackson on this date.
  • 1850: After President Zachary Taylor’s death the previous day, United States’ President Millard Fillmore is sworn in on this date.
  • 1869: A fire all but destroys the city of Gavle in Sweden. Approximate 8,000 of its residents are rendered homeless.
  • 1890: Wyoming becomes the 44thS State.
  • 1925: The Scopes Trial begins on this day in Dayton, Tennessee.
  • 1942: A downed and quite intact Mitsubishi A6M Zero is discovered by a U.S pilot on Akutan Island. The United States Navy will use this plane to learn the attributes of these planes.
  • 1943: Operation Husky begins in Sicily during World War 2.
  • 1978: On ABC, the new program ABC World News Tonight makes its debut.
  • 1978: In a bloodless coup, President Moktar Ould Daddah is ousted as President of Mauritania.
  • 2002: The painting “The Massacre of the Innocents” by Peter Paul Rubens is sold at a Sotherby’s auction. It fetches a price of approximately $76.2 million U.S dollars (£49.5 million).
  • 2005: The Florida Panhandle is hit by Hurricane Dennis. Billions upon billions of dollars of damage is done.
  • 2011: Over 120 people are killed when a Russian cruise ship known as the Bulgaria sinks near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan.

Famous Birthdays on July 10

  • German brewer and co-founder of Anheuser Busch, Adolphus Busch is born in 1839.
  • Serbian-American physicist and engineer, Nikola Tesla is born in 1856.
  • American actor, screenwriter and director, John Gilbert is born in 1899.
  • American journalist David Brinkley is born in 1920.
  • American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, Owen Chamberlain is born in 1920.
  • Canadian writer and Nobel Prize laureate, Alice Munro is born in 1931.

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