Aidansonlinebooks

Real books delivered to you

On This Day - July 10


Literary and Innovative People
A celebration of writers and writing on this day through history.

1931

Picture of Julian May

Julian May

Julian May was born on July 10,1931 in Chicago and died on October 17, 2017 in Washington. May was an author of Fantasy novels and Fantasy series of books. Her best known series of books is the Pliocene Exiles series of which The Many Coloured Land is the first installment.

Authors to have made their mark on July 10

Born

1967 John Yoo, South Korean-American lawyer, author, and educator
1967 Gillian Tett, English journalist and author
1949 Anna Czerwińska, Polish mountaineer and author
1941 David G. Hartwell, American anthologist, author, and critic (d. 2016)
1930 Janette Sherman, American physician, author, and pioneer in occupational and environmental health (d. 2019)
1929 George Clayton Johnson, American author and screenwriter (d. 2015)
1923 G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (d. 1987)
1922 Jean Kerr, American author and playwright (d. 2003)
1919 Pierre Gamarra, French author, poet, and critic (d. 2009)
1918 James Aldridge, Australian-English journalist and author (d. 2015)
1913 Salvador Espriu, Spanish author, poet, and playwright (d. 1985)
1905 Mildred Benson, American journalist and author (d. 2002)
1903 John Wyndham, English soldier and author (d. 1969)
1888 Toyohiko Kagawa, Japanese evangelist, author, and activist (d. 1960) 1871 Marcel Proust, French novelist and essayist. (d. 1922)

Died

2018 Clive King, author of children's book Stig of the Dump. (b. 1924) 2018 Henry Morgenthau III, American author and television producer (b. 1917)
2013 Gokulananda Mahapatra, Indian author and academic (b. 1922)
2012 Berthe Meijer, German-Dutch journalist and author (b. 1938)
2007 Doug Marlette, American cartoonist and author (b. 1949)
2005 A. J. Quinnell, English author (b. 1940)
2003 Winston Graham, English author (b. 1908)
2002 Laurence Janifer, American author (b. 1933)
1996 Eno Raud, Estonian author (b. 1928)
1993 Ruth Krauss, American author and poet (b. 1901)
1986 Tadeusz Piotrowski, Polish mountaineer and author (b. 1940)
1980 Joseph Krumgold, American author and screenwriteramous for his 'Poldark' series of novels (b. 1908)
1863 Clement Clarke Moore, American author and educator (b. 1779)
1683 – François Eudes de Mézeray, French historian and author (b. 1610)

Other events through the years on July 10

2019

The last Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the line in Puebla, Mexico. The last of 5,961 "Special Edition" cars will be exhibited in a museum.

1997

In London, scientists report the findings of the DNA analysis of a Neanderthal skeleton which supports the "out of Africa theory" of human evolution, placing an "African Eve" at 100,000 to 200,000 years ago.

1962

Telstar, the world's first communications satellite, is launched into orbit.

1921

Belfast's Bloody Sunday: Sixteen people are killed and 161 houses destroyed during rioting and gun battles in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

988

The Norse King Glúniairn recognises Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill, High King of Ireland, and agrees to pay taxes and accept Brehon Law. The event is considered to be the founding of the city of Dublin.

Literary and other important events that occurred on this day in July



 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
 08 09 10 11 12 13 14
 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
 29 30 31

Site Map

Top