- July 10
- 1869 – Kálmán Kandó (pictured), Hungarian engineer who designed the world's first AC traction electric railway in Italy in 1902, is born (d. 1931).
- 1893 – The Toronto and Mimico Creek Railway, purchased by William Mackenzie on July 1, is extended to Mimico Creek.
- 1911 – Six construction workers die in an accident while working on the Western Maryland Railway's Salisbury Viaduct.
- 1951 – Charles E. Johnston, president of Kansas City Southern Railway 1928-1938, dies (b. 1881).