- This week in Louisiana history. July 9, 1706 Iberville died of Yellow Fever
- This week in New Orleans history. Smiley Lewis (July 5, 1913 – October 7, 1966) was an American New Orleans rhythm and blues musician.
- This week in Louisiana. July 10-13. San Fermin in Nueva Orleans. The main event of the four-day fete of food, music and entertainment is El Encierro, the New Orleanian homage to the bull running in Pamplona, Spain. Big Easy Roller Girls pursue runners with plastic bats and horned helmets through the streets of downtown New Orleans. Registration and packet pickup is at the Sugar Mill; other events take place in various venues.
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