Here’s what happened on the 10th of July in history. We always remember the news, events and people who shaped the course of history.
This day: July 10
2011 | The Russian cruise ship Bulgaria sank in the Volga River near Syukeyevo, Tatarstan, recording 122 deaths.
Year 2008 | Former Macedonian Interior Minister Ljube Boškoski has been acquitted of all war crimes charges by a UN tribunal.
2005 | Hurricane Dennis hits the Florida Panhandle, causing billions of dollars in damage.
year 2002 | Peter Paul Rubens’ painting “The Massacre of the Innocents” sold for £49.5 million ($76.2 million) to Lord Thomson at Sotheby’s.
2000 | EADS is the second largest airline group in the world, formed by the merger of Aérospatiale-Matra, DASA and CASA.
1992 | In Miami, former Panama leader Manuel Noriega was sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug violations and racketeering.
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1980 | Brazilian singer-songwriter Claudia Wright.
1937 | Swedish politician Gun Svensson.
1971 | Barbados football player and coach Gregory Goodrich.
1932 | German athlete Manfred Preuÿger.
On this day: death
Year 2003 | British author, 95-year-old Winston Graham.
2014 | American ecologist and scholar, Paul G. Risser, 75.
2007 | American cartoonist and author Doug Mallett, 58.
2014 | Indian actress, dancer and choreographer, Zohra Sehgal, 102.
Year 2008 | Japanese-American wrestler and businessman, founder of Safflower, Hiroaki Aoki, 70.
1989 | On this day, the transfer news that grabbed the headlines was Nick Bumby’s move from Everton to Liverpool.
2020 | on this day “Palm Springs” Released in the US.
Mount Kenya initially looked very similar to Mount Fuji, a mountain in Japan.