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10 July

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In 1407, the final act in the foundation of the medieval Carthusian monastery Pleterje is represented by the foundation charter of Count Herman II. of Celje.

In 1509, in the South of France, the French-Swiss religious reformer and theologian Jean Calvin, who founded the Calvin Protestant church, is born.

In 1856, the Serbian American inventor Nikola Tesla is born. He is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system.

In 1925, the Soviet press agency TASS is founded.

In 1943 in Sicily operation Husky begins. It was the landing of U. S. and British troops under the command of Dwight D. Eisenhower.

In 1962, the Americans launched into orbit the first telecommunications satellite, Telstar. With the help of this satellite the transfer of intercontinental radio and television broadcasts was enabled.

In 1985, the French agents in Auckland, New Zealand sank the ship Rainbow Warrior, with which members of Greenpeace wanted to protest against French Nuclear Tests in the South Pacific.

MUSIC HISTORY

1961 - Bobby Lewis is No. 1 on the American charts with 'Tossin' and Turnin'.

1965 - The Rolling Stones are at the top of the British charts with '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'.

1965 - Wilson Pickett's In The Midnight Hour is released.

1976 - Rod Stewart is at the top of the British albums chart with 'A Night On The Town'.

BORN ON THIS DAY

1947 - Arlo Guthrie, American folk singer (1972 'The City Of New Orleans').

1950 - Greg Kihn, American singer (1983 'Jeopardy').

1954 - Neil Tennant, singer in Pet Shop Boys (1986 'West End Girls').

1980 - Jessica Simpson, American singer (2000 'I Wanna Love You Forever').

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NA DANAŠNJI DAN

Leta 1407 je bila z listino celjskega grofa Hermana II. ustanovljena kartuzija Pleterje.

Leta 1509 se je rodil francosko-švicarski verski reformator Jean Calvin, ki je ustanovil kalvinsko protestantsko cerkev.

Leta 1851 je umrl francoski slikar Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre, izumitelj dagerotipije, prvega uporabnega fotografskega postopka.

Leta 1856 se je rodil srbsko ameriški znanstvenik Nikola Tesla. Njegova raziskovanja veljajo za temelj sodobne uporabe električne energije. Patentiral je več kot 700 izumov. Najznamenitejši je večfazni indukcijski elektromotor, ki ga je tudi sam izdelal.

Leta 1925 je bila ustanovljena sovjetska tiskovna agencija TASS.

Leta 1943 se je na Siciliji začela operacija Husky. Šlo je za izkrcanje ameriških in britanskih enot pod poveljstvom Dwighta D. Eisenhowerja.

Leta 1962 so Američani v orbito izstrelili prvi telekomunikacijski satelit Telstar. S pomočjo tega satelita so omogočili prenos medcelinskih radijskih in televizijskih oddaj.

Leta 1985 so francoski agenti v Aucklandu, v Novi Zelandiji potopili ladjo Rainbow Warrior, s katero so pripadniki Greenpeaca hoteli protestirati proti francoskim jedrskim poskusom v južnem Tihem oceanu.

GLASBENA ZGODOVINA

1961 - Bobby Lewis je na vrhu ameriške lestvice s pesmijo 'Tossin' and Turnin'.

1965 - The Rolling Stones so na vrhu britanske lestvice z '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'.

1965 - Wilson Pickett posname pesem In The Midnight Hour.

1976 - Rod Stewart je na vrhu britanske lestvice albumov z 'A Night On The Town'.

ROJENI NA DANAŠNJI DAN

1947 - Arlo Guthrie, ameriški folk pevec (1972 'The City Of New Orleans').

1950 - Greg Kihn, ameriški pevec (1983 'Jeopardy').

1954 - Neil Tennant, pevec v Pet Shop Boys (1986 'West End Girls').

1980 - Jessica Simpson, ameriška pevka (2000 'I Wanna Love You Forever').

Vesna Danilovič Novak