BONSERNEWS.com – Many important events occurred on July 10, some were recorded, some were not recorded. Some of what was recorded later became world history which is remembered and used as a lesson for future generations.
Here are seven important events that occurred on July 10:
1. July 10, 988
Vladimir I converts to Orthodox Christianity – On July 10, 988, Vladimir I, Prince of Kievan Rus’, converted to Byzantine Orthodox Christianity. This was an important moment in Russian history and marked the beginning of the spread of Christianity in the region.
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2. July 10, 1553
Lady Jane Gray crowned Queen of England – On July 10, 1553, Lady Jane Gray was crowned Queen of England following the death of King Edward VI. However, his reign was short lived, as he was deposed just 9 days later and then executed.
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3. July 10, 1913
Manuscript of the Codex Regius (Literary Edda) found – On July 10, 1913, the manuscript of the Codex Regius, which contains the Edda Sastra, one of the most important literary works in Norse mythology, was discovered in Iceland. This text provides valuable insight into the culture and beliefs of the Nordic peoples in the past.
4. July 10, 1925
Scopes Monkey Trial begins – On July 10, 1925, the Scopes Monkey Trial begins in Dayton, Tennessee, United States. The case involved biology teacher John T. Scopes who was accused of violating a state law against teaching evolution in the classroom. This trial attracted national attention and became an important debate between religion and science.
5. July 10, 1940
The Battle of Great Britain begins – On July 10, 1940, the Battle of Great Britain begins during World War II. The battle was a continuous air attack by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) against the United Kingdom, and was a key phase in the Battle of England.