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  • Eastern Siberia, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jul 10, 1898

    Vladimir Lenin

    Marriage

    Eastern Siberia, Russian Empire
    Sunday Jul 10, 1898

    In May 1898, Nadya joined him in exile, having been arrested in August 1896 for organising a strike. She was initially posted to Ufa, but persuaded the authorities to move her to Shushenskoye, claiming that she and Lenin were engaged; they married in a church on 10 July 1898.




  • Longview, Texas, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1919

    Red Summer

    Longview race riot

    Longview, Texas, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1919

    A white race riot in Longview, Texas led to the deaths of at least 4 men and destroyed the African-American housing district in the town.




  • Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921

    Irish War of Independence

    The IRA ambushed British forces

    Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Sunday Jul 10, 1921

    On 10 July 1921, the IRA ambushed British forces in Raglan street in Belfast.




  • United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 10, 1940

    World War II

    Britain is under attack

    United Kingdom
    Wednesday Jul 10, 1940

    The Battle of Britain began in early July with Luftwaffe attacks on shipping and harbors. The United Kingdom rejected Hitler's ultimatum, and the German air superiority campaign started in August but failed to defeat RAF Fighter Command, forcing the indefinite postponement of the proposed German invasion of Britain. The Battle lasted from 10 July to 31 October.




  • Smolensk, U.S.S.R.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1941

    World War II

    First Battle of Smolensk

    Smolensk, U.S.S.R.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1941

    During the summer, the Axis made significant gains into Soviet territory, inflicting immense losses in both personnel and materiel. By mid-August, however, the German Army High Command decided to suspend the offensive of a considerably depleted Army Group Centre, and to divert the 2nd Panzer Group to reinforce troops advancing towards central Ukraine and Leningrad. The First Battle of Smolensk was fought around the city of Smolensk between 10 July and 10 September 1941, about 400 km (250 mi) west of Moscow.




  • Sicily, Italy
    Saturday Jul 10, 1943

    World War II

    Operation Husky

    Sicily, Italy
    Saturday Jul 10, 1943

    The Allied invasion of Sicily, code named Operation Husky, the operation begun 9 July and ended 17 August 1943.




  • Tajikistan
    Sunday Jul 10, 1949

    Disasters with highest death tolls

    Khait landslide

    Tajikistan
    Sunday Jul 10, 1949

    The Khait or Hoit landslide occurred on July 10, 1949 in the Hoit district in the Gharm Oblast in the Tajikistan, then part of the Soviet Union. The landslide was triggered by the 1949 Khait earthquake and buried 33 villages and has by some estimates killed 28,000 people.


  • India
    Monday Jul 10, 1950

    Mother Teresa

    A Vatican permission

    India
    Monday Jul 10, 1950

    On 7 October 1950, Teresa received Vatican permission for the diocesan congregation, which would become the Missionaries of Charity. In her words, it would care for "the hungry, the naked, the homeless, the crippled, the blind, the lepers, all those people who feel unwanted, unloved, uncared for throughout society, people that have become a burden to the society and are shunned by everyone".


  • Kaesong, North Korea
    Tuesday Jul 10, 1951

    Korean War

    Protracted Armistice Negotiations

    Kaesong, North Korea
    Tuesday Jul 10, 1951

    For the remainder of the war the UN and the PVA/KPA fought but exchanged little territory, as the stalemate held. Large-scale bombing of North Korea continued, and protracted armistice negotiations began on 10 July 1951 at Kaesong, an ancient capital of North Korea located in PVA/KPA held territory.


  • Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
    Friday Jul 10, 1953

    Françoise Bettencourt Meyers

    Birth

    Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
    Friday Jul 10, 1953

    Françoise Bettencourt Meyers was born in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France on July 10, 1953.


  • New York, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1975

    Pelé

    To New York Cosmos

    New York, U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 1975

    Pelé retired from Brazilian club football although he continued to occasionally play for Santos in official competitive matches. Two years later, he came out of semi-retirement to sign with the New York Cosmos of the North American Soccer League (NASL) for the 1975 season.


  • Uchkuduk, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
    Wednesday Jul 10, 1985

    Plane Accidents

    Tupolev Tu-154B-2, Aeroflot Flight 7425

    Uchkuduk, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
    Wednesday Jul 10, 1985

    Tupolev Tu-154B-2, Aeroflot Flight 7425, on a domestic Karshi–Ufa–Leningrad route on July 10, 1985, crashed near Uchkuduk, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union, on the second leg of its route. All 191 passengers and 9 crew were killed. An investigation concluded that the plane went down due to pilot error. The aircrew used an inappropriately low airspeed, causing vibrations that they incorrectly interpreted as engine surges. As a result, they further reduced engine power, causing the aircraft to stall and crash


  • France
    Friday Jul 10, 1998

    FIFA World Cup

    A 32 teams World Cup

    France
    Friday Jul 10, 1998

    The 1998 World Cup was held in France, and had an expanded format featuring 32 teams.


  • Madrid, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2001

    Zinedine Zidane

    Moving To Real Madrid

    Madrid, Spain
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2001

    In 2001, Zidane joined Real Madrid for a world record fee of 150 billion Italian lire, (about €77.5 million by fixed exchange rate; a reported 12.8 billion pesetas) in instalments, and signed a four-year contract.


  • U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2001

    September 11 (9/11) Attacks

    Meeting with Condoleezza Rice

    U.S.
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2001

    In July 2001, J. Cofer Black, CIA's couterterrorism chief and George Tenet, CIA's director, met with Condoleezza Rice, the National Security Advisor, to inform her about communications intercepts and other top-secret intelligence showing the increasing likelihood that al-Qaeda would soon attack the United States. Rice listened but was unconvinced, having other priorities on which to focus. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld questioned the information suggesting it was a deception meant to gauge the U.S. response.


  • Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 10, 2004

    Papa John's Pizza

    Papa John's State in The market

    Jeffersontown, Kentucky, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 10, 2004

    On July 10, 2004, Papa John's controlled an estimated 6.6% of the market, according to Technomic.


  • Mumbai, India
    Monday Jul 10, 2006

    Narendra Damodardas Modi

    2006 Mumbai train bombings

    Mumbai, India
    Monday Jul 10, 2006

    In July 2006, Modi criticised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh " for his reluctance to revive anti-terror legislation" such as the 2002 Prevention of Terrorism Act. He asked the national government to allow states to invoke tougher laws in the wake of the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.


  • U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 2008

    iOS

    iOS App Store

    U.S.
    Thursday Jul 10, 2008

    The iOS App Store was opened on July 10, 2008, with an initial 500 applications available.


  • Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Jul 10, 2010

    Johan Cruyff

    Stripped of this title

    Barcelona, Spain
    Saturday Jul 10, 2010

    In July 2010, however, he was stripped of this title by new president Sandro Rosell.


  • Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 10, 2010

    LeBron James

    To Heat Officially

    Miami, Florida, U.S.
    Saturday Jul 10, 2010

    James officially signed with the Heat on July 10, 2010.


  • U.S.
    Friday Jul 10, 2015

    Eminem

    Kings Never Die

    U.S.
    Friday Jul 10, 2015

    "Kings Never Die" by Eminem featuring Gwen Stefani, was released on July 10, 2015 on YouTube via Eminem's Vevo account.


  • Kyoto, Japan
    Friday Jul 10, 2015

    Nintendo

    Iwata death

    Kyoto, Japan
    Friday Jul 10, 2015

    On 11 July 2015, Iwata died from a bile duct tumor at the age of 55. Following his death, representative directors Genyo Takeda and Shigeru Miyamoto jointly led the company on an interim basis until the appointment of Tatsumi Kimishima as Iwata's successor on 16 September 2015. In addition to Kimishima's appointment, the company's management organization was also restructured—Miyamoto was named "Creative Fellow" and Takeda was named "Technology Fellow".


  • The Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France
    Sunday Jul 10, 2016

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    UEFA Euro Final

    The Stade de France in Saint-Denis, France
    Sunday Jul 10, 2016

    In the final against hosts France, Ronaldo was forced off after just 25 minutes following a challenge from Dimitri Payet. After multiple treatments and attempts to play on, he was stretchered off the pitch and replaced by Quaresma. During extra time, substitute Eder scored in the 109th minute to earn Portugal a 1–0 victory. As team captain, Ronaldo later lifted the trophy in celebration of his country's first-ever triumph in a major tournament. He was awarded the Silver Boot as the joint second-highest goalscorer, with three goals and three assists, and was named to the team of the tournament for the third time in his career.


  • Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    Cristiano Ronaldo

    To the Bianconeri

    Turin, Italy
    Tuesday Jul 10, 2018

    After eight days of transfer speculation concerning Italian club Juventus, on 10 July 2018, Ronaldo signed a four-year contract with them after completing a €100 million transfer, which included an additional €12 million in other fees and solidarity contributions to Ronaldo's youth clubs. The transfer was the highest ever for a player over 30 years old, and the highest ever paid by an Italian club.


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