On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1979

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Chuck Berry sentenced to 4 months for $200,000 in tax evasion

Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter Chuck Berry
Rock Guitarist and Singer-Songwriter
Chuck Berry

Famous Birthdays

  • Mvondo Atangana, Cameroon footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Fiedler, orchestra leader (Boston Pops), dies at 84
1979 Highlights

About July 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 42 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer