Historical Events in July 2010

  • Jul 2 Oil tanker truck explosion in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kills at least 230 people
  • Jul 2 FIFA World Cup: Ghana's Black Stars, the only African team standing in the Quarter Finals of the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa, are defeated by Uruguay

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 117th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Serena Williams beats Vera Zvonareva (6-3 6-2)

Tennis Player Serena Williams
Tennis Player
Serena Williams

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 124th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Rafael Nadal beats Tomáš Berdych (6-3 7-5 6-4)

Tennis Player Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player
Rafael Nadal

Film release premierFilm Premier

Jul 8 "Inception", directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, premieres in London, UK

  • Jul 11 FIFA World Cup: Spain beats the Netherlands 1-0 for football's 19th World Cup in Johannesburg (Spain's 1st title)
  • Jul 13 81st All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 3-1 at Angel Stadium, Anaheim
  • Jul 14 18th ESPY Awards: Drew Brees, Lindsey Vonn win
  • Jul 18 139th British Golf Open: Louis Oosthuizen shoots a 272 at St Andrews
  • Jul 22 43rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Jul 25 97th Tour de France won by Andy Schleck of Luxembourg