On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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"

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift
Singer-songwriter
Taylor Swift

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Bouton, American baseball pitcher, author, broadcaster (NY Yankees, MLB All Star 1968, "Ball Four"), dies of cerebral amyloid angiopathy at 80
  • Walt Michaels, American NFL linebacker, coach (5-time Pro Bowl; Cleveland Browns; head coach NY Jets 1977-82), dies at 89