2020 Daily Holidays that fall on July 10, include:
Collector Car Appreciation Day - July 10, 2020 (Second Friday in July)
Don't Step on a Bee Day
Global Energy Independence Day
International Nikola Tesla Day
National Motorcycle Day - July 10, 2020 (Second Friday in July)
National Pina Colada Day
Pick Blueberries Day
Statehood Day in Wyoming
Teddy Bears' Picnic Day
U.S. Energy Independence Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include July 10, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Be Nice to New Jersey Week - July 5-11, 2020 (First Full Week in July)
Creative Maladjustment Week - July 7-14
Freedom Week - July 4-10
National Body Piercing Week - July 5-10, 2020
National Farriers Week - July 5-11, 2020
Nude Recreation Weekend - July 5-12, 2020
Summer - June 20 - September 22, 2020
World Body Painting Day - July 9-11, 2020
2020 Monthly Holidays that include July 10, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Tour de France - June 27- July 19, 2020 - this is the world's most high profile bicycle race
Wimbledon - June 29 - July 12, 2020 held at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Southwest London, England
The Astrological Sign for July 10 is Cancer.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:
Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
The Birthstone(s) for July is:
Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love
1451 - James III of Scotland (d. 1488)
1509 - John Calvin - French pastor and theologian (d. 1564)
1792 - George M. Dallas - American lawyer and politician who became the 11th Vice President of the United States (d. 1864)
1804 - Emma Smith - American religious leader (d. 1879)
1839 - Adolphus Busch - German brewer who co-founded Anheuser-Busch (d. 1913)
1980 - Jessica Simpson - American singer, songwriter, actress, and fashion designer
1989 - Mel Blanc, American voice actor who was the voice behind bugs bunny, daffy duck, tweety bird, sylvester the cat and more (b. 1908)
2015 - Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor who was in Lawrence of Arabia and Doctor Zhivago (b. 1932)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1937 - Actress Ingrid Bergman marries dentist Petter Aron Lindström
2010 - Country singer and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood marries ice hockey player Mike Fischer
2010 - Actor John Krasinski (The Office) marries actress Emily Blunt
Quote of the Day
What does ENJOY THE LITTLE THINGS mean? It means learning to practice gratitude for the small everyday things that are easy to take for granted, or miss. It focuses on what is positive in your life!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Fiber is known, in many circles, as the miracle nutrient for losing weight and keeping it off. Intrigued yet? You should be! “Fiber is the indigestible part of fruits, seeds, vegetables, whole grains and other edible plants”. This is a quote from Brenda Watson, author of “The Fiber35 Diet.”
It can help regulate blood sugar, control your hunger, and help you to feel full. It does sound like a miracle nutrient! An interesting fact also, is that lean people eat more fiber.
Find out more about fiber, including 10 Reasons for upping your fiber intake from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1212 - The most several of fires of London burns most of the city to the ground
1553 - Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of England
1850 - A day after U.S. President Zachary Taylor's death, U.S. Vice President Millard Fillmore is sworn in as the new President
1890 - Wyoming becomes the 44th U.S. State
1913 - The temperature in Death Valley, CA hits 134 degrees and becomes the highest temperature ever recorded on Earth
1921 - During rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 16 people are killed, and 161 houses destroyed
1938 - Howard Hughes sets a new record with a 91 hour airplane flight around the world
1962 - The world's first communications satellite, Telstar is launched into orbit
1966 - 60,000 people attend a rally of the Chicago Freedom Movement, led by Martin Luther King, Jr.
1991 - Boris Yeltsin takes office as the first elected President of Russia
2005 - Hurricane Dennis hits the Florida Panhandle and causes billions of dollars in damage
2019 - The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the line in Puebla, Mexico
This Day in Music
1936 - Summertime is recorded by Billie Holiday
1981 - Super Freak is released by Rick James
1985 - Tina Turner stars in the film Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome and sings two hit songs for the move - One of the Living and We Don't Need Another Hero (video below)
1989 - The Monkees get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2004 - I Believe by Fantasia hits #1 on the US singles chart
This Day in Sports
1968 - US Major League baseball announces it will be splitting into 2 divisions for 1969
1991 - Following the end of Apartheid, the South African cricket team is readmitted into the International Cricket Council
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. Playful raillery; banter.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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