The Daily News | July 10

First practical rectangular TV tube announced (Toledo), 1949
Mel Blanc died, 1989
Ferdinand “Jelly Roll” Morton, jazz musician, died, 1941
Rainbow Warrior sunk, 1985
Julia Gardiner Tyler, second wife of John Gardiner, died, 1889
BSD Unix 4.1 released, 1981
Millard Fillmore became president following Taylor’s death, 1850
Scopes Monkey Trial began, 1925
First public quadruple somersault on trapeze (Miguel Vasquez), 1982
First race run at Suffolk Downs, 1885
Telstar (US), first private telecommunications satellite, launched, 1962
Wyoming became the 44th US state, 1890
Howard Hughes (and a crew of four) flew around the world (91 hours), 1938
US Navy outlawed beards on officers, 1981
Clement Clarke Moore, US author (“A visit from St. Nicholas”), died, 1873
Bahamas gained independence from Britain, 1973
Coca Cola Co. announced the reintroduction of “old” coke in “Classic Coke”, 1985
Chilean Association of Librarians created, 1969
Paul Verlaine, French poet, shot Arthur Rimbaud, French poet, wounding him slightly, 1873
Alice Paul, women’s rights leader, died, 1977
First non-Separatist Congregational Church in America founded (Salem, Massachusetts), 1629
Boris Yeltsin inaugurated as Russian president, 1991
Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, French inventor of the Dagerrotype photographic process, died, 1851
Blacks excluded from serving in the Continental Army, 1775