July 2010 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 2 Oil tanker truck explosion in South Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, kills at least 230 people
  • Jul 14 18th ESPY Awards: Drew Brees, Lindsey Vonn win

Weddings in History

  • Jul 4 "Survivor: Thailand" star Tanya Vance weds Joseph Luczaj in Maui, Hawaii
  • Jul 31 Daughter of former US President Bill Clinton Chelsea Clinton (30) weds investment banker Marc Mezvinsky (32) at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, New York

Deaths in History

  • Jul 2 Beryl Bainbridge, Author (b. 1932)
  • Jul 4 Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah, Iraqi-born Lebanese Shiite Muslim cleric and Hezbollah mentor (b. 1935)
  • Jul 9 Jessica Anderson, Australian novelist (b. 1916)
  • Jul 9 Vonetta McGee, American actress, dies from cardiac arrest at 65
  • Jul 12 Harvey Pekar, American comic book writer (b. 1939)
  • Jul 14 Mădălina Manole, Romanian pop recording artist (b. 1967)
  • Jul 15 James E. Akins, American diplomat and advisor to Richard Nixon (b. 1926)
  • Jul 21 Luis Corvalán, Chilean communist leader (b. 1916)
  • Jul 23 Daniel Schorr, American journalist (b. 1916)
  • Jul 24 Alex Higgins, Northern Irish snooker player (b. 1949)
  • Jul 26 Sivakant Tiwari, senior legal officer of the Singapore Legal Service (b. 1945)
  • Jul 28 Ivy Bean, English internet celebrity (b. 1905)