What Happened on July 10, 2019

Historical Events

  • British ambassador to the US Sir Kim Darroch resigns after his secret cables calling the US president "inept" were published
  • Earliest evidence of modern humans outside Africa found with 210,000 year old skull from Apidima Cave, southern Greece published in "Nature"

Music History

Taylor Swift named the world's highest paid entertainer by Forbes earning $185 million in 2018

2019 History

Famous Deaths

  • Jerry Lawson, American a cappella singer and arranger (Persuasions - "Under the Boardwalk"), dies of Guillain–BarrĂ© syndrome at 75

Jim Bouton (1939-2019)

American baseball pitcher, 1962-70 and 1978 (New York Yankees and 3 other teams; All-Star, 1969), author ("Ball Four"), and broadcaster, dies of cerebral amyloid angiopathy at 80

  • Valentina Cortesa, Italian actress (Day for Night, Kidnap Syndicate), dies at 96
  • Walt Michaels, American NFL linebacker, coach (5-time Pro Bowl; Cleveland Browns; head coach NY Jets 1977-82), dies at 89

About July 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer

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