What Happened on July 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 100th British Golf Open: Lee Trevino shoots a 278 at Royal Birkdale
  • Failed assassination attempt on King Hassan II of Morocco, 101 killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Foote, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche, Team Canada), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Brent Alexander, NFL defensive back (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Gregory Goodridge, Barbadian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Harry M O'Connor, dies of pneumonia at 98
  • Mohamed Madbouh, Moroccan general/putschist, shot to death