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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1949

Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricket player (opener, 10122 Test runs)

Birth
1949

1st practical rectangular TV tube announced-Toledo, Oh

Event
1949

Wally Bryson, NC, rock guitarist/vocalist (Fotomaker, Raspberries)

Birth
1949

WJAR TV channel 10 in Providence, RI (NBC) begins broadcasting

Event
1950

Willie Ford, US RandB-singer (Dramatics-Me and Mrs Jones)

Birth
1950

"Your Hit Parade" premieres on NBC (later CBS) TV

Event
1951

18th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 8-3 at Briggs Stadium, Detroit

Event
1951

Armistice talks to end Korean conflict began at Kaesong

Event
1952

Rued Immanuel Langgaard, composer, dies at 58

Death
1953

Sidney Homer, composer, dies at 88

Death
1953

Rik "The Rocket" Emmett, Toronto, rock vocalist (Triumph)

Birth
1953

82nd British Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 282 at Carnoustie Dai Rees

Event
1953

Pravda reports arrest of Beria [affiliate of imperialist]

Event
1954

Neil Francis Tennant, rocker (Pet Shop Boys-Left to My Own Devices)

Birth
1954

Gene Holder, rocker

Birth
1954

Andre Dawson, Miami Fla, outfielder (Expos, Cubs, 1987 NL MVP)

Birth
1955

Pamela Theresa Jiles, NO LA, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976)

Birth
1955

Henry W Methorst, Dutch director (Central Bureau of Statistic), dies

Death
1956

650,000 US steel workers go on strike

Event
1956

23rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-3 at Griffith Stadium, Wash DC

Event
1956

US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Bikini Island

Event
1957

Sholem Asch, Polish/Israeli writer (East River), dies at 77

Death
1958

1st parking meter installed in England (625 installed)

Event
1958

Ex-king Norodom Sihanoek appointed premier of Cambodia

Event
1960

Roger Craig, NFL reciever (SF 49ers)

Birth