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Notable Historical Events for July 10th

1991Boris Yeltsin sworn in as 1st elected president of Russian Federation

1762Roubiliac's monument for Handel unveiled at Westminster Abbey London

1796Carl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers.

1520King Charles V France & King Henry VIII of England sign treaty of Calais

1850Millard Fillmore sworn in as president of US (replacing Taylor)

1944"Father of Medicare" Tommy Douglas becomes the 7th Premier of Saskatchewan

1977Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

1990Last day of Test Cricket for Richard Hadlee

1919US President Woodrow Wilson personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate

19341st sitting US president to visit South America, FDR in Colombia

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Notable Birthdays on July 10th

1830Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism)

1856Nikola Tesla, Serbian-American physicist, electrical engineer and inventor, developed alternating current and the Tesla Coil

1954Andre Dawson, Miami Florida, MLB outfielder (Expos, Cubs, 1987 NL MVP)

1945[Sarah] Virginia Wade, Bournemouth England, tennis star (Wimbledon 1977)

1980Jessica Simpson, Abilene, Texas, singer and popstar ("I Wanna Love You Forever," "I Think I'm In Love," and "Where You Are.")

1723William Blackstone, London England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries)

1943Arthur Ashe, tennis pro (1968 US Open, 1975 Wimbledon)

1921Jake LaMotta, Bronx New York, middleweight boxing champ (1949-51) (Raging Bull)

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Notable Weddings on July 10th

1926Cuban president Fulgencio Batista (25) weds Elisa Godínez y Gómez (25)

1919Author Aldous Huxley (25) weds epidemiologist Maria Nys in Bellem, Belgium

1937Actress Ingrid Bergman (21) weds dentist Petter Aron Lindström

2010"Big Momma's House" actor Martin Lawrence (45) weds longtime girlfriend Shamicka Gibbs (35) on an intimate wedding in Beverly Hills

1898Russian revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Lenin marries fellow revolutionary Nadezhda "Nadya" Krupskaya in Shushenskoye.

1994Fred Norris (from the Howard Stern Show) marries Allison Furman

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Notable Deaths on July 10th

138Hadrian, Roman emperor (117-138), dies at 62

1559Henry II, King of France (1547-59), dies

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