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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1976

Chemical factory in Milan explodes (dioxane cloud)

Event
1976

105th British Golf Open: Johnny Miller shoots a 279 at Royal Birkdale

Event
1977

Norman Paris, orch leader (For Your Pleasure), dies at 41

Death
1977

Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

Event
1977

"Happy End" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 75 performances

Event
1978

Michel Gusikoff, composer, dies at 85

Death
1978

Military coup in Mauritania, president Moktar flees

Event
1978

Bloodless military coup in Mauritania

Event
1979

Arthur Fiedler, orch leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84

Death
1979

Chuck Berry sentenced to 4 months for $200,000 in tax evasion

Event
1980

Thomas Ian Nicholas, actor (Radio Flyer, Rookie of the Year)

Birth
1980

Willie Jones hospitalized for heat stroke with record 46.5øC temp

Event
1980

Ayatollah Khomeini releases Iran hostage Richard I Queen

Event
1980

Jessica Simpson, singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever," "I Think I'm In Love," and "Where You Are.") born in Dallas, Texas

Birth
1981

CERN achieves 1st proton-antiproton beam collision (570 GeV)

Event
1981

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1982

Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies

Death
1982

Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79

Death
1982

Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

Event
1982

Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze

Event
1982

Samuel Morses "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

Event
1982

Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy

Event
1983

Werner Egk, German composer (Die Zaubergeige), dies at 82

Death
1985

Coca-Cola Co announces it will resume selling old formula Coke

Event
1985

French agents sink Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior in NZ

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