THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Monday, July 10, the 191st day of 2017. There are 174 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1890: Wyoming became the 44th
1999: The United States women’s soccer team won the World Cup, beating China 5-4 on penalty kicks after 120 minutes of scoreless play at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. IN THE WORLD
1973: The Bahamas became fully independent after three centuries of British colonial rule.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Former boxer Jake LaMotta is 96. Singer Mavis Staples is 78. International Tennis Hall of Famer Virginia Wade is 72. Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is 70. Rock singer Neil Tennant (Pet Shop Boys) is 63. Banjo player Bela Fleck is 59. Actress Sofia Vergara is 45. Rockabilly singer Imelda May is 43. Actor Adrian Grenier is 41. Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is 40. Singer-actress Jessica Simpson is 37.