On this day July 04-10, 2021 (week 27) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day July 04-10, 2021 (week 27)

July 4, 2021 - July 10, 2021 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the Statue of Liberty, the bikini, jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, bull running in Spain, tennis star Venus Williams, the Republic of South Sudan and English football legend Jack Charlton

July 4, 1986: The Statue of Liberty was reopened after being given a centenary facelift; the New York City landmark had been closed for two years of renovation work

July 5, 1946: The bikini, designed by former Renault engineer Louis Reard and named after the Pacific atoll where atom bombs were then being tested, was first modelled in Paris

July 6, 1971: Eminent jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong died. His bands, the Hot Five and Hot Seven, made a revolutionary impact on jazz in the mid 1920s

July 7, 1591: The week-long festival of San Fermin, famous for the “encierro”, or running of the bulls, was established in the Spanish city of Pamplona

July 8, 2000: Venus Williams became the first black woman to win Wimbledon since 1957. She and her younger sister Serena have 12 Wimbledon singles titles between them

July 9, 2011: After more than 50 years of struggle, the Republic of South Sudan declared its independence, becoming Africa’s 54th state and the world’s newest nation

July 10, 2020: Football star Jack Charlton died aged 85. He won the World Cup with England in 1966 (above, front) and later managed the Republic of Ireland team for 10 years

PUBLISHED: 14/06/2021; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press