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Notable Historical Events for July 10th

1977Pat Bradley wins LPGA Bankers Trust Golf Classic

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

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

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

48 BCBattle of Dyrrhachium: Julius Caesar barely avoids a catastrophic defeat to Pompey in Macedonia.

1994Kelly Robbins wins Jamie Farr Toledo Golf Classic by Owens-Corning

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

1873French poet Paul Verlaine wounds Arthur Rimbaud with pistol

200210th ESPY Awards: Tiger Woods, Venus Williams win

1962Martin Luther King Jr. arrested during demonstration in Georgia

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Notable Birthdays on July 10th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Notable Weddings on July 10th

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

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

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

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

2010Actress and fourth season American Idol winner Carrie Underwood (29) weds Nashville Predators ice hockey player Mike Fisher (32) at Ritz Carlton Lodge in Greensboro, Georgia

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Notable Deaths on July 10th

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

1851Louis Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (b. 1787)

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