July 17, 2024

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July 10, the Battle of Britain begins in World War II

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Today is Wednesday, July 10, the 192nd day of 2024. There are 174 days left in the year.

Today’s Highlight in History:

On July 10, 1940, during World War II, the Battle of Britain began as the German Luftwaffe launched attacks on southern England. (The Royal Air Force was ultimately victorious.)

Also on this date:

In 1509, theologian John Calvin, a key figure of the Protestant Reformation, was born in Noyon, Picardy, France.

In 1890, Wyoming was admitted as the 44th US state.

The Associated Press

2024-07-10 02:00:53

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