Monday, July 10, 2017
History for July 10 - On-This-Day.com
John Calvin 1509, James Whistler 1834, Aldolphus Busch 1842
Nikola Tesla 1856, Marcel Proust 1871, Arthur Ashe 1943
1900 - ‘His Master’s Voice’, was registered with the U.S. Patent Office. The logo of the Victor Recording Company, and later, RCA Victor, shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone machine.
1913 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the U.S. was 134 degrees in Death Valley, CA.
1925 - The official news agency of the Soviet Union, TASS, was established.
1940 - The 114-day Battle of Britain began during World War II.
1949 - The first practical rectangular television was presented. The picture tube measured 12 by 16 and sold for $12.
1953 - American forces withdraw from Pork Chop Hill in Korea after heavy fighting.
1962 - The Telstar Communications satellite was launched. The satellite relayed TV and telephone signals between Europe and the U.S.
1985 - Coca-Cola resumed selling the old formula of Coke, it was renamed "Coca-Cola Classic." It was also announced that they would continue to sell "New" Coke.