What happened on July 10th?World News 

What happened on July 10th?

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.

africa facts

Mount Kenya initially looked very similar to Mount Fuji, a mountain in Japan.

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