The Battle of Britain began 10 July 1940 http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-battle-of-britain-begins
1943 - The Allied invasion of Italy began with an attack on the island of Sicily.
July 10, 1973 - The Bahamas gained their independence after 250 years as a British Crown Colony.
July 10, 1991 - Boris Yeltsin took the oath of office, becoming the first popularly elected president in Russia's thousand-year history.
Birthday - Theologian and founder of Presbyterianism, John Calvin (1509-1564) was born in Noyon, France.
Tennis player Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) was born in Richmond, Virginia. He won a total of 33 titles including the U.S. men's singles championship and U.S. Open in 1968 and the men's singles at Wimbledon in 1975.
10 July Knowledge History - Science, Engineering and Management
Bahamas National Day