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7/10/2019 12:01:00 AM
Today In History - July 10

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Today in History in 1850 Millard Fillmore was sworn in as president of US (replacing Taylor); in 1890 Wyoming became the 44th state of US (1st with female suffrage); and in 1940 Battle of Britain began as Nazi forces attacked shipping convoys in the English Channel.

Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:

Historical Events

  • 988 - The city of Dublin is founded on the banks of the river Liffey.
  • 1778 - American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
  • 1850 - Millard Fillmore sworn in as president of US (replacing Taylor)
  • 1890 - Wyoming becomes 44th state of US (1st with female suffrage)
  • 1913 - Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), which is the highest temperature recorded in the United States.
  • 1919 - US President Woodrow Wilson personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate
  • 1940 - Battle of Britain begins as Nazi forces attacked shipping convoys in English Channel
  • 1962 - Martin Luther King Jr. arrested during demonstration in Georgia
  • 1967 - Bobbie Gentry records "Ode to Billie Joe" - single goes on to win 4 Grammys
  • 1982 - Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000
  • 1985 - French agents blow up Greenpeace boat Rainbow Warrior in Auckland harbor, New Zealand
  • 1991 - Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Federation
  • 2005 - Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle causing billions of dollars in damage.
  • 2012 - The American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite for blessing gay marriages


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Famous Birthdays

  • 1723 - William Blackstone, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries), born in London, England
  • 1830 - Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism)
  • 1856 - Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil
  • 1879 - Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)
  • 1921 - Jake LaMotta, Bronx New York, middleweight boxing champ (1949-51) (Raging Bull)
  • 1923 - Jean Kerr, Scranton Pa, novelist (Please Don't Eat the Daisies)
  • 1926 - Fred Gwynne, actor (Car 54 Where Are You, Munsters), born in NYC, New York
  • 1931 - Nick Adams, Nanticoke Pa, actor (Johnny Yuma-Rebel)
  • 1943 - Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)
  • 1947 - Arlo Guthrie, Brooklyn, singer (Alice's Restaurant, City of New Orleans)
  • 1980 - Jessica Simpson, Abilene, Texas, singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever," "I Think I'm In Love," and "Where You Are.")

Famous Weddings

  • 1898 - Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin marries fellow revolutionary Nadezhda "Nadya" Krupskaya in Shushenskoye.
  • 1919 - Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium
  • 1926 - Cuban president Fulgencio Batista (25) weds Elisa Godínez y Gómez (25)
  • 1937 - Actress Ingrid Bergman (21) weds dentist Petter Aron Lindström
  • 1994 - The "Anthrax" heavy-metal guitarist Scott Ian (31) weds Debbie Leavitt (23) in Huntington Beach, California
  • 1994 - Fred Norris (from the Howard Stern Show) marries Allison Furman
  • 1999 - "It Could Happen To You" actress Rosie Perez (34) weds playwright and screenwriter Seth Zvi Rosenfeld (37) in Brooklyn, New York
  • 2004 - "The West Wing" actor Dule Hill (29) weds actress Nicole Lyn (26) in Montego Bay, Jamaica
  • 2010 - Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia
  • 2010 - Actress Emily Blunt (29) weds actor John Krasinski (32) at the luxurious Villa D'este hotel in Como, Italy
  • 2010 - NBA star Carmelo Anthony (25) weds actress Lala Vasquez (30) at Cipriani 42nd St. in New York City
  • 2010 - "Big Momma's House" actor Martin Lawrence (45) weds longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs (35) on an intimate wedding in Beverly Hills

Famous Divorces

  • 1975 - Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after they married

Famous Deaths

  • 1559 - Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies
  • 1584 - William I "the Silent" [William of Orange], Earl of Nassau, is assassinated at 51 in his home in Delft, Holland, by Balthasar Gérard.
  • 1851 - Louis Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (b. 1787)
  • 1989 - Mel Blanc, cartoon voice (Warner Bros cartoons), dies at 81
  • 2003 - Hartley Shawcross, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials (b. 1902)

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