/ 10 July 2024

10 July 2024

2024 Australia Wind Energy Conference – Melbourne

Tennis: Wimbledon quarterfinal, Alex de Minaur v Novak Djokovic – London, and watch on 9Now

Independence Day in the Bahamas

Birthday of Modern Family star Sofia Vergara (1972) 

Anniversary of:

  • Lady Godiva riding naked on horseback through Coventry to force her husband, the Earl of Mercia, to lower taxes. According to the legend, anyway… (1040)
  • the beginning of the Battle of Britain during WWII (1940)
  • the Rolling Stones scoring their 1st US #1 single with (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction (1965)
  • the swearing-in of Boris Yeltsin as the first elected President of the Russian Federation (1991)
  • the release of Coldplay’s debut album Parachutes (2000)
  • British tabloid News of the World publishing its last edition after 168 years in the wake of a phone-hacking scandal (2011)
  • German automaker Volkswagen ending production of the Beetle, the first model of which had been introduced in 1938 (2019)

Thursday
5.00am (AEST) – Soccer: Euro 24 Semi final, England v Netherlands – Dortmund, Germany

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