On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1945

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Admiral Marc Mitscher named chief of US Navy staff

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Marie PoirĂ©, French film director, born in Paris
  • John Motson, British sports (football) commentator, born in Salford, Lancashire, England
  • Peter Michalica, Slovak violinist, born in Kremnica, Slovakia
  • Ron Glass, American actor (Barney Miller, Frank's Place), born in Evansville, Indiana (d. 2016)

Person of interestVirginia Wade

Virginia Wade, English tennis player (US Open 1968, Australian Open 1972, Wimbledon 1977), born in Bournemouth, England

Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion Virginia Wade
Tennis Player and Three-Time Major Champion
Virginia Wade