What Happened on July 10, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Jedwabne Pogrom: massacre of Jewish people living in and near the village of Jedwabne, Poland

Famous Birthdays

  • David G. Hartwell, American editor and anthologist
  • Ian Whitcomb, England, rocker (You Turn Me On)
  • Jake Eberts, film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2012)
  • Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk, Polish cosmonaut (Soyuz 13, 18B, 30)
  • Robert Pine, actor (Joe Getraer-CHiPs), born in Scarsdale, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton, pioneer jazz pianist, dies in LA at 56