Historical Events In July - 10
Friday, 01 December 2023
1946 On this day in history belgian govt of Acker, resigns
1947 On this day in history 200 die when train derails & fell into a river in Canton, China
1948 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances on July - 10.
1949 The first practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh on July - 10.
1950 On this day in history "Your Hit Parade" premiers on NBC (later CBS) TV
1951 Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong on July - 10.
1951 On this day in history e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1609 Brenda
1952 On July - 10 rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58
1953 Sidney Homer, composer, dies at 88 on July - 10.
1955 On this day in history henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies
1957 Sholem Asch, Polish/Israeli writer (East River), dies at 77 on this day in history.
1958 On July - 10 in the Lituya Bay, Alaska an 8.3 event caused amassive rockslide at the head of Lituya Bay caused water to surge about 530 meters, generating a "gravity wave" that swept out of the bay. A fishing boat anchored in Anchorage Cove was carried in front of the largest wave crest, and those onboard estimated they cleared La Chaussee Spit (at the mouth of Lituya Bay) by 30 meters or more. Two people on another fishing boat disappeared after being caught in the huge wave
1962 Martin Luther King Jr arrested during demonstration in Georgia on this day in history.
1962 On July - 10 telstar, first geosynchronous communications satellite, launched
1962 On this day in history telstar, the first private communications satellite, launches
1963 John Sutton, actor (Of Human Bondage), dies of heart attack at 54 on this day in history.
1965 Beatles' "Beatles' "VI," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks on this day in history.
1965 Rolling Stones score their first #1, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction" on July - 10.
1965 On July - 10 jacques Audiberti, French poet (Le cavalier seul), dies at 66
1966 Orbiter 1 launched to Moon on this day in history.
1969 Chilean Association of Librarians created on this day in history.
1969 NL votes to split into 2 divisions on this day in history.
1971 Harry M O'Connor, dies of pneumonia at 98 on July - 10.
1972 On this day in history democratic convention opens in Miami Beach Florida (McGovern)
1972 Herd of stampeding elephants kills 24, Chandka Forest India on this day in history.
1973 Bahamas gain independence after 300 yrs of British rule (Nat'l Day) on this day in history.
1975 On July - 10 achiel H van Acker, Belgian premier (1945-46, 1954-58), dies at 77
1977 On July - 10 norman Paris orch leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41
1977 On this day in history norman Paris, orch leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41
1978 E F Helinand E Shoemaker discovers asteroid #3484 on July - 10.
1978 Military coup in Mauritania on July - 10.
1978 Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85 on July - 10.
1979 Arthur Fiedler the conductor of The Boston Pops Orchestra died on this day in history.
1979 On July - 10 arthur Fiedler, orch leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84