What Happened on July 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • A Neoplan bus, owned by Kowloon Motor Bus, collides with a truck, falls off a bridge on Tuen Mun Road, Hong Kong, and plunges into the underlying valley, killing 21 people. This is the deadliest traffic accident to date in Hong Kong.

Famous Deaths

  • Bishnu Maden, Nepalese politician
  • Hartley Shawcross, British prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials (b. 1902)
  • Winston Graham, English writer (b. 1908)