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July 10th, 2048 (July 10 2048)EventBattle of Dyrrhachium, Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedon.Julius Caesar Quotes
July 10th, 2008 (July 10 2008)EventFormer Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boskoski is acquitted of all charges by a UN Tribunal accusing him of war crimes.
July 10th, 2006 (July 10 2006)EventPakistan International Flight PK-688 crashes in Multan, Pakistan shortly after takeoff, killing all 45 people on board.
July 10th, 2005 (July 10 2005)EventHurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle causing billions of dollars in damage.
July 10th, 2003 (July 10 2003)EventA 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.
July 10th, 2002 (July 10 2002)EventAt a Sotheby s auction, Peter Paul Rubens painting The Massacre of the Innocents is sold for ?49.5million (US$76.2 million) to Kenneth, Lord Thomson.
July 10th, 2000 (July 10 2000)EventA leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
July 10th, 2000 (July 10 2000)EventEADS, the world s second largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of Aerospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.
July 10th, 1999 (July 10 1999)EventThe United States women s national soccer team team wins the FIFA Women s World Cup in Pasadena, California at The Rose Bowl.
July 10th, 1998 (July 10 1998)EventRoman 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.
July 10th, 1997 (July 10 1997)EventLondon, scientists report their DNA analysis findings from a Neandertal skeleton which support the out of Africa theory of human evolution placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.
July 10th, 1997 (July 10 1997)EventSpain, Partido Popular member Miguel Angel Blanco is kidnapped in the Basque city of Ermua by ETA members, sparking widespread protests.
July 10th, 1992 (July 10 1992)EventIn Miami, Florida, former Panamanian leader Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug and racketeering violations.
July 10th, 1991 (July 10 1991)EventBoris Yeltsin begins his 5-year term as the first elected President of Russia.Boris Yeltsin Quotes
July 10th, 1991 (July 10 1991)EventThe South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) following the end of Apartheid.
July 10th, 1985 (July 10 1985)EventGreenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand Harbor by French DGSE agents.
July 10th, 1978 (July 10 1978)EventWorld News Tonight premieres on ABC.
July 10th, 1978 (July 10 1978)EventMauritania, President Moktar Ould Daddah is ousted in a bloodless coup d etat.
July 10th, 1976 (July 10 1976)EventThe Seveso disaster occurs in Italy.
July 10th, 1976 (July 10 1976)EventOne American and three British mercenaries are executed in Angola following the Luanda Trial.
July 10th, 1973 (July 10 1973)EventThe Bahamas gain full independence within the Commonwealth of Nations.
July 10th, 1973 (July 10 1973)EventNational Assembly of Pakistan passes a resolution on Bangladesh recognition.
July 10th, 1968 (July 10 1968)EventMaurice Couve de Murville becomes Prime Minister of France.
July 10th, 1967 (July 10 1967)EventUruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
July 10th, 1962 (July 10 1962)EventTelstar, the world s first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.
July 10th, 1958 (July 10 1958)EventAlaska, highest tsunami wave ever recorded at Lituya Bay, at 524 m high.
July 10th, 1951 (July 10 1951)EventKorean War: At Kaesong, armistice negotiations begin.
July 10th, 1947 (July 10 1947)EventQuaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is recommended as the first Governor General of Pakistan by then Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Clement Attlee.Stan Lee Quotes
July 10th, 1943 (July 10 1943)EventWorld War II: The launching of Operation Husky begins the Italian Campaign.
July 10th, 1942 (July 10 1942)EventThe diplomatic relations between the Netherlands and the Soviet Union are established.
July 10th, 1941 (July 10 1941)EventJedwabne Pogrom is a massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne in Poland.
July 10th, 1940 (July 10 1940)EventWorld War II: Vichy France government is established.
July 10th, 1940 (July 10 1940)EventWorld War II: Battle of BritainThe German Luftwaffe begin to hit British convoys in the English Channel thus starting the battle (this start date is contested, though).
July 10th, 1938 (July 10 1938)EventHoward Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
July 10th, 1925 (July 10 1925)EventThe Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union (TASS), the official news agency of the Soviet Union, is established.
July 10th, 1925 (July 10 1925)EventMeher Baba begins his silence of 44 years. His followers still observe Silence Day on this date in commemoration.Meher Baba Quotes
July 10th, 1925 (July 10 1925)EventScopes Trial: In Dayton, Tennessee, the so-called "Monkey Trial" begins with John T. Scopes, a young high school science teacher, is accused of teaching evolution in violation of the Butler Act.
July 10th, 1913 (July 10 1913)EventDeath Valley, California hits 134 F (~56.7 C), which is the highest temperature recorded in the United States.
July 10th, 1890 (July 10 1890)EventWyoming is admitted as the 44th U.S. state.
July 10th, 1877 (July 10 1877)EventThe then villa of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico formally receives its city charter from the Royal Crown of Spain.
July 10th, 1850 (July 10 1850)EventMillard Fillmore is inaugurated as the 13th President of the United States upon the death of President Zachary Taylor, 16 months into his term.Zachary Taylor Quotes
July 10th, 1832 (July 10 1832)EventU.S.President Andrew Jackson vetoes a bill that would re-charter the Second Bank of the United States.Andrew Jackson Quotes
July 10th, 1821 (July 10 1821)EventThe United States takes possession of its newly-bought territory of Florida from Spain.
July 10th, 1806 (July 10 1806)EventThe Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.
July 10th, 1800 (July 10 1800)EventThe British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.
July 10th, 1796 (July 10 1796)EventCarl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers.Carl Friedrich Gauss Quotes
July 10th, 1789 (July 10 1789)EventAlexander Mackenzie reaches the Mackenzie River delta.
July 10th, 1778 (July 10 1778)EventAmerican Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
July 10th, 1645 (July 10 1645)EventEnglish Civil War: The Battle of Langport takes place.
July 10th, 1584 (July 10 1584)EventWilliam I of Orange is assassinated in his home in Delft, Holland by Balthasar Gerard.
July 10th, 1553 (July 10 1553)EventLady Jane Grey takes the throne of England.
July 10th, 1460 (July 10 1460)EventRichard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick defeats the king s Lancastrian forces and takes King Henry VI prisoner in the Battle of Northampton.
July 10th, 1212 (July 10 1212)EventThe most severe of several early fires of London burns most of the city to the ground.
July 10th, 0988 (July 10 0988)EventThe city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.

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