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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1909

Flooi Du Toit, cricket leg-spinner (Test for South Africa 1892), dies

Death
1910

Johann G Galle, German discoverer of Neptune by telescope, dies

Death
1910

Chicago White Sox Comiskey Park opens, visiting Browns win 2-0

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1910

Ronald Fletcher, broadcaster

Birth
1911

Djuanda Kartawidjaja, premier of Indonesia

Birth
1911

105øF (41øC) at North Bridgton, Maine (state record)

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1912

Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record 5000m (14:36.6)

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1912

Francis Showering, brewer

Birth
1913

Ljuba Welitsch, Borisovo, Bulgaria, opera soprano (Nedda-Pagliacci)

Birth
1913

134øF (57øC), Greenland Ranch, Calif (US record)

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1913

Romania declares war on Bulgaria

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1914

Boston Red Sox purchase Babe Ruth from Baltimore Orioles

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1914

Saul Bellow, Quebec, novelist (Nobel 1976-Mr Samler's Planet)

Birth
1915

British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa

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1915

Hendrik W Mesdag, painter (Panorama Mesdag), dies

Death
1916

Dick Cary, jazz Musician

Birth
1917

Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft

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1917

Don Herbert, Waconia Minn, scientist/TV host (Watch Mr Wizard)

Birth
1917

Reg Smyth, English cartoonist (Andy Capp)

Birth
1918

Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic forms

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1919

Rusty Gill, St Louis Mo, singer (Polka Time)

Birth
1919

Pres Wilson personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate

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1919

Dutch 1st Chamber approves woman suffrage

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1920

John A "Jacky" Kilverston, adm/designer (dreadnought), dies at 79

Death
1920

Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary

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