10 July 2007

July 10th

July 10 is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 174 days remaining.

48 BC - Battle of Dyrrhachium, Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia.
1871: Marcel Proust, French psychological novelist born.
1913 - Death Valley, California hits 134 °F (~56.7 °C), which is the highest temperature recorded in the United States (as of 2003).
1938 - Howard Hughes sets a new record by completing a 91 hour airplane flight around the world.
1967 - New Zealand adopts decimal currency.
1985 - Greenpeace vessel Rainbow Warrior is bombed and sunk in Auckland, New Zealand Harbor by French DGSE agents.
1976 - Adrian Grenier, American actor born (Yay for 'Entourage'!!).
1979 - Little Old Me born

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