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    What happened on March 10

    • March 10, 0037 "Death - Tiberius Claudius Nero Roman emperor (14-37), dies at 78"

    • March 10, 0241 BC - First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands - The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet; end of First Punic War.

    • March 10, 0241 -BC- Battle of Aegusa: Roman fleet sinks 50 Carthagean ships

    • March 10, 0418 Jews are excluded from public office in the Roman Empire

    • March 10, 0483 "Death - Simplicius Italian Pope (468-83), dies"

    • March 10, 1452 "Birthday - Ferdinand II the Catholic, King of Aragon/Sicily (expelled Jews)"

    • March 10, 1503 Birthday - Ferdinand I German emperor (1558-64)

    • March 10, 1526 Emperor Charles V marries princess Isabella of Portugal

    • March 10, 1535 Bishop Tomás de Berlanga discovers Galápagos Islands

    • March 10, 1538 Birthday - Thomas Howard Duke of Norfolk; executed by Queen Elizabeth (1572)

    • March 10, 1546 "Death - Thomas Elyot English diplomat (Boke named the Governor), dies at 46"

    • March 10, 1578 "Queen Elizabeth I gives Johan Casimir £20,000 to aid Dutch rebellion"

    • March 10, 1585 "Death - Rembert Dodoens [Rembertus Dodonaeus], physician/botanist, dies at 67"

    • March 10, 1592 "Death - Michiel Coxcie Flemish (court)painter/carpet designer, dies"

    • March 10, 1597 "Death - Petrus Forestus Dutch physician (Willem of Orange), dies"

    • March 10, 1628 Birthday - Constantine Huygens Jr Dutch poet/painter/cartoonist

    • March 10, 1629 King Charles I dissolved Parliament; he called it back 11 years later

    • March 10, 1656 Birthday - Adolf H van Rechteren Dutch diplomat/politician

    • March 10, 1681 "English Quaker William Penn receives charter from Charles II, making him sole proprietor of colonial American territory Pennsylvania"

    • March 10, 1698 Birthday - Gaetano Maria Schiassi composer

    • March 10, 1700 "Death - Diogo Diaz Melgaz composer, dies at 61"

    • March 10, 1701 "Death - Johann Schelle composer, dies at 52"

    • March 10, 1713 Birthday - Christian Friedrich Schale composer

    • March 10, 1713 Birthday - Raphael Weiss composer

    • March 10, 1716 "Death - Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt composer, dies at 48"

    • March 10, 1734 Spanish army under Don Carlos (III) draws into Naples

    • March 10, 1735 An agreement between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia is signed near Ganja and the Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.

    • March 10, 1735 "Death - Dirk T van Cloon Dutch lawyer/Governor-General of E Indies, dies at about 46"

    • March 10, 1748 "Birthday - John Playfair Scotland, clergyman/geologist/mathematician"

    • March 10, 1755 Birthday - Philipp Christoph Kayser composer

    • March 10, 1771 Birthday - Georg F Creuzer German philological/historian (Idea und Probe)

    • March 10, 1772 "Birthday - Friedrich von Schlegel Germany, romantic writer/critic (Lucinde)"

    • March 10, 1776 Birthday - Luise queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III

    • March 10, 1780 Birthday - Juan Jose Landaeta composer

    • March 10, 1787 Birthday - William Etty English painter (nudes)

    • March 10, 1788 Birthday - Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff German poet (Das Marmorbild)

    • March 10, 1791 "John Stone, Concord MA, patents a pile driver"

    • March 10, 1791 Pope condemns France's Civil Constitution's treatment of the clergy

    • March 10, 1792 "Death - John Stuart 3rd earl of Bute/English premier (1760-63), dies at 78"

    • March 10, 1792 John Stone patented the pile driver on this day.

    • March 10, 1793 "Lt. Gov. John Graves Simcoe and his wife Elizabeth dine on boiled black squirrel, porcupine, roasted passenger pigeon, raccoon, fish, beef and veal"

    • March 10, 1801 "UK hist First census puts the population of England and Wales at 9,168,000 – population of Britain nearly 11 million (75% rural)"

    • March 10, 1804 "Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of Louisiana Territory from France to the United States."

    • March 10, 1809 "Birthday - William David Porter Commander (Union Navy), died in 1864"

    • March 10, 1810 "Birthday - John McCloskey US, president of St John's College (Fordham University)"

    • March 10, 1812 Birthday - Victor Tesch Belgian lawyer/minister of Justice

    • March 10, 1813 "Six companies of the 104th Regiment of Foot, plus 4th New Brunswick Regiment, start 52-day march overland to the St. Lawrence in winter; travel on snowshoes, pulling supplies on toboggans, lose only one man, arriving in Kingston April 12"

    • March 10, 1814 Napoleon I of France is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.

    • March 10, 1818 "Birthday - George Wythe Randolph Secretary of War (Confederacy), died in 1867"

    • March 10, 1819 "Death - Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi writer, dies"

    • March 10, 1822 Birthday - Willem Roelofs Dutch painter/lithographer

    • March 10, 1824 "Birthday - Major General Thomas J Churchill Confederate Army/Fought at Wilson's Creek, Red River"

    • March 10, 1826 "Death - Johan VI M L J King of Portugal (1816-26), dies at 56"

    • March 10, 1830 The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.

    • March 10, 1831 The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria.

    • March 10, 1832 "Birthday - William Henry Penrose Brigadier General (Union volunteers), died in 1903"

    • March 10, 1832 "Death - Muzio Clementi Italian composer, dies at 79"

    • March 10, 1833 "Birthday - Pedro Antonio de Alarcn Spain, writer (Three-Cornered Hat)"

    • March 10, 1839 "Birthday - Dudley Buck Hartford CT, organist/church composer"

    • March 10, 1842 "Birthday - Ina Donna Coolbrith US, poet laureate of California"

    • March 10, 1844 Birthday - Pablo Martin M de Sarasate y Navascuez composer (Spanish Dancing)

    • March 10, 1845 Birthday - Alexander III [Romanov] Russian tsar (1881-94)

    • March 10, 1846 "Prince Osahito, fourth son of deceased Emperor Ninko of Japan, becomes Emperor Kmei."

    • March 10, 1847 The first money minted in Hawaii

    • March 10, 1848 "The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War."

    • March 10, 1849 Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent; only US President to do so

    • March 10, 1850 "Birthday - Mary Mills Patrick US, 1st president of Istanbul Women's College"

    • March 10, 1861 "Death - Josepf Franois Snel composer, dies at 67"

    • March 10, 1861 "El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Segou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali."

    • March 10, 1862 Great Britain & France recognizes independence of Zanzibar

    • March 10, 1862 "US issues paper money ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 & $1000)"

    • March 10, 1864 "Death - Maximilian II Jozef King of Bayern (1848-64), dies at 52"

    • March 10, 1864 Grant is named commander of the Union armies

    • March 10, 1864 Red River campaign Louisiana

    • March 10, 1865 "Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, North Carolina"

    • March 10, 1865 Birthday - Pim [Willem JH] Mulier Dutch journalist/writer/sport-organizer

    • March 10, 1865 "Death - William Henry ""Little Billy"" Chase Whiting Confederate General-Major, dies at 48"

    • March 10, 1866 "Death - Antonio Francesco Gaetano S Pacini composer, dies at 87"

    • March 10, 1867 "Birthday - Lillian D Wald US, sociologist/organizer (Visiting Nurses)"

    • March 10, 1870 Birthday - Alfred Kastner composer

    • March 10, 1870 "Death - Isaak-Ignaz Moscheles composer, dies at 75"

    • March 10, 1872 Birthday - Felix Borowski composer

    • March 10, 1872 "Death - Giuseppe Mazzini Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66"

    • March 10, 1873 "Birthday - Jakob Wassermann Germany, novelist (My Life as German & Jew)"

    • March 10, 1874 Purdue University (Indiana) admits its first student

    • March 10, 1875 Birthday - Alexander Borisovich Goldenweiser composer

    • March 10, 1875 "Death - Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul composer, dies at 84"

    • March 10, 1876 The first telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson)

    • March 10, 1877 "Birthday - David Mendes Chumaceiro Curaao, poet (Crislidas)"

    • March 10, 1878 Birthday - Karel van de Woestijne Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)

    • March 10, 1880 "Birthday - Michael Jacobs New York NY, boxing promoter"

    • March 10, 1880 Commissioner George Scott Railton and seven women officers of English ‘General’ William Booth’s army landed in New York on this day to officially put the Salvation Army to work in the United States.

    • March 10, 1880 General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria

    • March 10, 1880 Members of the Salvation Army land in the United States and begin operations.

    • March 10, 1880 Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare & religious activity

    • March 10, 1884 "Birthday - Stuart Holmes Chicago IL, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)"

    • March 10, 1888 "Birthday - Barry Fitzgerald Dublin Ireland, actor (Academy Award-Going My Way)"

    • March 10, 1888 Birthday - Krsto Odak composer

    • March 10, 1888 "Death - Ciro Pinsuti Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57"

    • March 10, 1888 Heavyweight Boxing champion John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds

    • March 10, 1891 "Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching."

    • March 10, 1891 Birthday - Jacob van Gelderen economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)

    • March 10, 1891 "Birthday - Sam Jaffe New York NY, actor (Gunga Din, Dr Zorba-Ben Casey)"

    • March 10, 1892 "Birthday - Arthur Oscar Honnegger Le Havre France, composer (King David)"

    • March 10, 1892 Birthday - Eva Turner British soprano

    • March 10, 1892 "Death - Otto van Raised Governor-General of Netherland Indies (1884-88), dies at 69"

    • March 10, 1893 Cte d'Ivoire becomes a French colony.

    • March 10, 1893 Ivory Coast becomes a French colony

    • March 10, 1893 "New Mexico State University cancels its first graduation ceremony, its only graduate Sam Steele was robbed & killed the night before"

    • March 10, 1896 "After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world HW championship he says, ""The bigger they are, the harder they fall"""

    • March 10, 1896 Birthday - Harry Krimer actor (Napoleon)

    • March 10, 1896 Birthday - Nancy Cunard writer

    • March 10, 1896 Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins first modern marathon in 3:18

    • March 10, 1897 "Death - Teodulo Mabellini composer, dies at 79"

    • March 10, 1898 "Birthday - Cy Kendall St Louis MO, actor (Mysteries of Chinatown)"

    • March 10, 1899 Birthday - Finn Hoffding composer

    • March 10, 1900 "Battle at Driefontein, South-Africa (Boers vs British army)"

    • March 10, 1900 "Birthday - Sherman Billingsley Enid OK, talk show host (Stork Club)"

    • March 10, 1900 "Death - Johann Peter Emilius Hartmann composer, dies at 94"

    • March 10, 1901 "Death - Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell composer, dies at 38"

    • March 10, 1902 A United States court of appeals rules that Thomas Edison did not invent the movie camera.

    • March 10, 1902 Earthquake destroys Turkish city of Tochangri

    • March 10, 1902 "Second Boer War: South African Boers win their last battle over British forces, with the capture of a British general and 200 of his men."

    • March 10, 1902 "Tochangri, Turkey, is completely destroyed by an earthquake."

    • March 10, 1903 Birthday - Bix Beiderbecke jazz cornet player (In a Mist)

    • March 10, 1903 "Harry Gammeter, Cleveland, patents multigraph duplicating machine"

    • March 10, 1905 Birthday - Rene Bernier composer

    • March 10, 1905 "Eleftherios Venizelos asks the independence of Crete and its union with Greece again, starting the Cretan Revolution in Theriso."

    • March 10, 1905 Japanese Army captures Mukden (Shenyang)

    • March 10, 1906 "Coal dust explosion kills 1,060 at Courrieres France"

    • March 10, 1906 "Death - Eugen Richter German MP (Liberal), dies at 67"

    • March 10, 1906 London Underground opens Bakeroo line (Baker Street to Waterloo Line)

    • March 10, 1906 "The Courrires mine disaster, Europe's worst ever, kills 1099 miners in Northern France."

    • March 10, 1907 Birthday - Robert de Roos composer

    • March 10, 1908 Birthday - Carl Albert US speaker of house (1971-77)

    • March 10, 1908 "Birthday - Kristian Palusalu Finland, heavyweight wrestler (Olympics-gold-1936)"

    • March 10, 1909 Birthday - Gerard Croiset Dutch clairvoyant

    • March 10, 1909 Jack Johnson fights Victor McLaglen to no decision in 6 for box title

    • March 10, 1910 China ends slavery

    • March 10, 1910 "Death - Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke composer, dies at 85"

    • March 10, 1910 "Death - Karl Lueger Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65"

    • March 10, 1910 "Pittsburgh Courier, begins publishing"

    • March 10, 1911 "Birthday - Warner Anderson Brooklyn NY, actor (Doctor, Lineup, Matthew-Peyton Place)"

    • March 10, 1912 Yuan Shikai is sworn in as the second Provisional President of the Republic of China.

    • March 10, 1913 "Death - Harriet Tubman abolitionist, conductor on Underground RR, dies in New York"

    • March 10, 1913 "Death of Harriet Tubman, Underground Railroad conductor who rescued more than 300 of her people from slavery."

    • March 10, 1914 Birthday - Chandler Harper golfer (1950 PGA champion)

    • March 10, 1914 Suffragettes in London damages painter Rokeby's Venus of Velasquez

    • March 10, 1915 British expedition Army in Belgium captures Neuve Chapelle

    • March 10, 1915 Canadians see action in Battle of Neuve Chapellein France

    • March 10, 1916 "Birthday - James Herriot Scotland, writer (All Creatures Great & Small)"

    • March 10, 1916 "Birthday - Manuel A ""Manny"" Greenhill record producer"

    • March 10, 1917 Batangas was formally founded as one of the Philippines's earliest encomiendas.

    • March 10, 1918 Birthday - Heywood Hale Broun journalist

    • March 10, 1918 Warner Bros. releases its first major film My Four Years in Germany.

    • March 10, 1920 Birthday - Jethro Burns country singer (Homer & Jethro)

    • March 10, 1921 "Birthday - Cec Linder Galica Poland, actor (Goldfinger)"

    • March 10, 1921 "Birthday - Paul Coates New York NY, columnist (Tonight! America After Dark)"

    • March 10, 1922 "Birthday - Adam Kennedy Lafayette IN, actor (Dion-Californian)"

    • March 10, 1922 "Birthday - Pamela Mason London, actress (Navy vs Night Monsters)"

    • March 10, 1922 "Death - Arthur Hervey composer, dies at 67"

    • March 10, 1922 "Death - Horace Wadham Nicholl composer, dies at 73"

    • March 10, 1923 "Birthday - [Kenneth C] ""Jethro"" Burns Conasauga TN, mandolinist/country singer (Homer & Jethro)"

    • March 10, 1923 "Birthday - Ara Parseghian football coach (Northwestern, Notre Dame)"

    • March 10, 1925 Birthday - Ed van der Elsken movie photographer (Een liefdesgeschiedenis)

    • March 10, 1925 Birthday - M J J A [Sef] Imkamp Dutch politician (D66)

    • March 10, 1925 Olympiacos is founded in Piraeus.

    • March 10, 1925 "Walter Mittelholzer is first to flies over Demawend mountain, Iran"

    • March 10, 1926 Birthday - Marques Haynes NBA hall of famer (Harlem Globetrotters)

    • March 10, 1926 Run on Belgian banks

    • March 10, 1927 "Albania mobilize by threat of Serbian, Croatian & Slovenes"

    • March 10, 1927 Bavaria lifts ban on Hitler's speeches

    • March 10, 1927 Birthday - Claude Laydu actress (Diary of a Country Priest)

    • March 10, 1927 "Birthday - Donn Trenner New Haven CT, orchestra leader (ABC's Nightlife)"

    • March 10, 1927 Birthday - Paul Wunderlich German lithographer/painter/sculptor

    • March 10, 1928 Birthday - Arthur Milton cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's)

    • March 10, 1928 Birthday - James Earl Ray assassin (Martin Luther King Jr)

    • March 10, 1930 Birthday - Raymond Rasberry pianist/singer

    • March 10, 1930 Birthday - Sandor Iharos athlete

    • March 10, 1931 British Labour party removes fascist sir Oswald Mosley

    • March 10, 1932 "Birthday - Anatoliy Roschin USSR, super heavyweight wrestler (Olympics-gold-1972)"

    • March 10, 1933 "An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 120 people."

    • March 10, 1933 Birthday - Bernadetta Matuszczak composer

    • March 10, 1933 Major earthquake in Long Beach CA

    • March 10, 1933 Nevada becomes first US state to regulate narcotics

    • March 10, 1934 Birthday - Judith Jamison artistic director (Alvin Ailey Dance Theater)

    • March 10, 1935 Birthday - Gary Owens announcer (Laugh-in)

    • March 10, 1935 "Death - Barend Barendse actor/director (Broken Lives), dies at 82"

    • March 10, 1936 Birthday - Juda Bar-Norwegian Israeli/Dutch mime/actor (King)

    • March 10, 1937 "An audience of 21,000 jitterbuggers jammed the Paramount Theatre in New York City to see Benny Goodman whom they would crown, ‘King of Swing’ on this night. The popular musician was ."

    • March 10, 1937 Birthday - Oscar Abrams community organizer

    • March 10, 1937 "Birthday - Tamara Press USSR, shot putter (Olympics-gold-1960, 64)"

    • March 10, 1938 Birthday - Ijaz Butt cricketer (Pakistani opening batsman in 8 Tests 1958-60)

    • March 10, 1938 "Birthday - Marina Vlady Clichy France, actress (Conjugal Bed, The Hunt)"

    • March 10, 1938 "Birthday - Ron Mix NFL tackle (San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders)"

    • March 10, 1939 17 villages damaged by hailstones in Hyderabad India

    • March 10, 1939 "Birthday - Irina Press USSR, 80 meter hurdles/Pentathlete (Olympics-gold-1960, 64)"

    • March 10, 1940 "Birthday - Chuck [Carlos Ray] Norris Ryan OK, martial arts actor (Walker Texas Ranger, Missing in Action)"

    • March 10, 1940 "Birthday - David Rabe Dubuque IA, playwright (Streamers)"

    • March 10, 1940 "Birthday - Dean Torrence Los Angeles CA, surf music singer (Jan & Dean-Little Old Lady from Pasadena)"

    • March 10, 1940 Birthday - Francis Schwartz composer

    • March 10, 1940 Birthday - Wayne Dyer psychologist (Universe Within You)

    • March 10, 1940 "Death - Louis de Vries Dutch actor (Merchant of Venice), dies at 68"

    • March 10, 1941 Birthday - Daniel Kirkland Lentz composer

    • March 10, 1941 Birthday - Piotr Warzecha composer

    • March 10, 1941 "Birthday - Sandra Palmer Fort Worth TX, LPGA golfer (1986 Mayflower Classic)"

    • March 10, 1943 Birthday - Alfred Whitford Lerdahl composer

    • March 10, 1943 "Birthday - Angelique Pettyjohn Los Angeles CA, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek)"

    • March 10, 1943 Birthday - Stephen Montague composer

    • March 10, 1943 "Death - Tully Marshall actor (Let's Go, Red Dust), dies at 78"

    • March 10, 1943 "In northern Bulgaria, farmers threaten to lie down on the tracks to prevent the deportation of Jews. Government rescinds the order to deport Northern Bulgarian Jews."

    • March 10, 1944 "Death - David Vogel Ukrainian author, dies in Auschwitz at 52"

    • March 10, 1945 "Birthday - Katharine Houghton Hartford, actress (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner)"

    • March 10, 1945 Germany blows-up Wessel Bridge on Rhine

    • March 10, 1945 Japan declares Vietnam Independence

    • March 10, 1945 Patton's 3rd Army makes contact with Hodge's first Army

    • March 10, 1945 "The Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians."

    • March 10, 1945 Tokyo on fire after night time B-29 bombing

    • March 10, 1945 US troops lands on Mindanao

    • March 10, 1946 "Birthday - Gaylord Birch drummer (Reconstruction, Honey Dripper)"

    • March 10, 1946 Train derailment kills 185 near Aracaju Brazil

    • March 10, 1947 "Birthday - Avril ""Kim"" Campbell Canada's 1st female Prime Minister/19th Prime Minister (June 25, 1993-November 4, 1993)"

    • March 10, 1947 Birthday - Laurie Langenbach Dutch author

    • March 10, 1947 Birthday - Tom Scholz rock guitarist/keyboardist (Boston-More Than a Feeling)

    • March 10, 1948 Birthday - Austin Carr NBA star (Cleveland Cavaliers)

    • March 10, 1948 Birthday - Eddie Grundy rocker

    • March 10, 1948 "Death - Jan Masaryk Czechoslovakian Foreign minister, commits suicide or is murdered"

    • March 10, 1948 "The Indian Union Muslim League is founded, by remnants of the old Muslim League."

    • March 10, 1950 Birthday - Ted McKenna rocker (Alex Harvey Band)

    • March 10, 1951 FBI director J Edgar Hoover declines post of baseball commissioner

    • March 10, 1952 Birthday - Oupa J Gqozo South African warden/army commandant (Ciskei)

    • March 10, 1952 Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba.

    • March 10, 1952 Military coup by General Fulgencio Batista in Cuba

    • March 10, 1953 "Birthday - Caroline H ""Carolien"" van de Berg actress (Havinck)"

    • March 10, 1953 "Death - Charles Gordon Curtis inventor of (Curtis-steam turbine), dies at 92"

    • March 10, 1955 "Birthday - Bunny DeBarge Grand Rapids MI, rocker (Debarge)"

    • March 10, 1955 "Birthday - Juliusz Machulski Poland, director/writer/actor (Do It Yourself)"

    • March 10, 1956 "Birthday - Janet Anderson West Sunbury PA, LPGA golfer (1982 US Women's Open)"

    • March 10, 1956 General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios

    • March 10, 1956 "Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph)"

    • March 10, 1957 "Birthday - Adolfo Horta Camaguey Cuba, heavyweight boxer (Olympics-silver-1980)"

    • March 10, 1957 "Birthday - Shannon Lee Tweed St Johns Newfoundland, playmate (November 1981) actress (Meatballs 3)"

    • March 10, 1957 "Shannon Lee Tweed model, actress, born at St John's Newfoundland in 1957. Tweed was Playboy Playmate, Nov 1981 and Playmate of the Year; actress, Meatballs 3, ws born"

    • March 10, 1957 Thousands of soccer fans riot in Italy

    • March 10, 1958 "Birthday - Sharon Stone Meadville PA, actress (Basic Instinct, Sliver, Casino)"

    • March 10, 1959 Tibet leads an unsuccessful uprising against ten years of Chinese occupation in Lhasa. Thousands massacred by the occupying Chinese army.

    • March 10, 1959 Uprising against Chinese occupation force in Lhasa Tibet

    • March 10, 1960 "Birthday - Linda Jezek California, backstroke swimmer (Pan Am Gold-1979)"

    • March 10, 1960 Number one hit on UK music charts - Adam Faith - Poor Me

    • March 10, 1960 USSR agrees to stop nuclear testing

    • March 10, 1961 Birthday - Jesse Sapolu NFL guard (San Francisco 49ers)

    • March 10, 1961 "Birthday - Laurel B Clark Ames IA, Lieutenant Commander USN/astronaut"

    • March 10, 1961 "Birthday - Mitch Gaylord Van Nuys CA, gymnast (Olympics 1984)/actor (American Anthem)"

    • March 10, 1962 Birthday - Andre Waters NFL safety (Arizona Cardinals)

    • March 10, 1962 Birthday - Gary Clark rocker (Danny Wilson-Mary's Prayer)

    • March 10, 1963 "Birthday - Jasmine Guy Boston MA, actress (Whitley-Different World)"

    • March 10, 1963 "Birthday - John Cangelosi Brooklyn NY, outfielder (Houston Astros)"

    • March 10, 1963 Pete Rose debuts with hits in his two first at bats in spring training

    • March 10, 1964 "Birthday - Cynthia Brimhall Ogden UT, playmate (October 1985)"

    • March 10, 1964 Birthday - Greg Campbell cricketer (Aussie pace-bowler 1989-90)

    • March 10, 1964 "Birthday - Neneh Cherry Stockholm Sweden, Swedish pop singer (Buffalo Stance)"

    • March 10, 1964 Birthday - Prince Edward Anthony Richard Louis of Britain

    • March 10, 1964 US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany

    • March 10, 1965 Birthday - Paul Masotti CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)

    • March 10, 1965 "Birthday - Rod Woodson NFL cornerback/kick returner (Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers)"

    • March 10, 1965 "Dutch Princess Margriet & Pieter van Vollenhoven, get engaged"

    • March 10, 1966 "5 time Horse of the Year, Kelso, retires"

    • March 10, 1966 Birthday - Edie Brickell Mrs Paul Simon/rocker (& New Bohemians)

    • March 10, 1966 "Birthday - Michael Timlin Midland TX, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)"

    • March 10, 1966 "Birthday - Stephen Mailer New York NY, actor (Red Meat, League of Their Own, War & Love)"

    • March 10, 1966 "Death - Frederik ""Frits"" Zernike Dutch physicist (Nobel 1953), dies at 77"

    • March 10, 1966 "Death - Mari Sandoz US author (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 64"

    • March 10, 1966 Dutch crown princess Beatrix marries Claus von Amsberg

    • March 10, 1966 North Vietnamese capture US Green Beret Camp at Ashau Valley

    • March 10, 1967 Birthday - Derrick Graham guard (Seattle Seahawks)

    • March 10, 1968 "Death - Helen Walker actress (Brewster's Million), dies of cancer at 47"

    • March 10, 1968 Ferry boat sinks in harbor of Wellington New Zealand (200 killed)

    • March 10, 1969 Birthday - Jay Hillmann WLAF running back (Rhein Fire)

    • March 10, 1969 Birthday - Ricky Seagall rocker (Partridge Family)

    • March 10, 1969 "Birthday - Stephen Leaney Australia, Canadian Tour golfer (1993 Infinit TPC-7th)"

    • March 10, 1969 "In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He would later retract his guilty plea."

    • March 10, 1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty in murder of Martin Luther King Jr

    • March 10, 1970 "Barbra Streisand records ""The Singer"" & ""I Can Do It"""

    • March 10, 1970 Birthday - Antonio Edwards NFL defensive end (Seattle Seahawks)

    • March 10, 1970 South Africa complete 4-0 series drubbing of Australia

    • March 10, 1970 Vietnam War: Capt. Ernest Medina is charged with My Lai war crimes.

    • March 10, 1971 Birthday - Frank Habermann WLAF defensive linebacker (Rhein Fire)

    • March 10, 1971 Birthday - Morris Unutoa corner (Philadelphia Eagles)

    • March 10, 1971 "Birthday - Shad Williams Fresno CA, pitcher (California Angels)"

    • March 10, 1971 "Death - Mabel Wheeler Daniels composer, dies at 92"

    • March 10, 1971 Senate approves amendment lowering voting age to 18

    • March 10, 1972 Birthday - Jack Kellogg WLAF CB (Frankfurt Galaxy)

    • March 10, 1972 General Lon Nol becomes President & prince Sirik Matak premier of Cambodia

    • March 10, 1973 "Birthday - Eva Herzigova Litvinov Czechoslovakia, model (Guess Jeans, Wonderbra)"

    • March 10, 1973 "Death - Sir Richard Sharples Governor of Bermuda, is assassinated"

    • March 10, 1973 Morocco adopts constitution

    • March 10, 1974 Christian Democrats win Belgium parliamentary election

    • March 10, 1974 "Death - June Harrison actress (Land of the Lawless), dies at 48"

    • March 10, 1974 "Death - Quinto Maganini composer, dies at 76"

    • March 10, 1974 "Lawrence Rowe completes 302 vs England Bridgetown, 36 fours 1 six"

    • March 10, 1975 """Rocky Horror Picture Show"" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances"

    • March 10, 1975 "Birthday - Stefan Bergkvist Leksand Sweden, NHL defenseman (Pittsburgh Penguins)"

    • March 10, 1975 "Death - Leopold Samuel composer, dies at 91"

    • March 10, 1975 Dog spectacles patented in England

    • March 10, 1975 Sanyo Shinkansen open between Osaka and Fukuoka.

    • March 10, 1976 "Birthday - Barbara Schett Innsbruck Austria, tennis star"

    • March 10, 1977 "Birthday - Shannon Miller Rolla MO, gymnast (Olympics-2 gold/2 silver/3 bronze-92, 96)"

    • March 10, 1977 "Death - E Power Biggs English organist/composer (CBS), dies at 70"

    • March 10, 1977 "Death - Pieter Jan Bouman Dutch sociologist/historian, dies at 74"

    • March 10, 1977 "Death - Willem Schermerhorn Dutch premier (1945-46), dies at 82"

    • March 10, 1977 Rings of Uranus discovered during occultation of SAO

    • March 10, 1977 Rings of Uranus: Astronomers discover rings around Uranus.

    • March 10, 1978 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth

    • March 10, 1980 Death - Doctor Tarnoff Jean Harris kills Scarsdale diet doctor

    • March 10, 1980 "Death - Herman Tarnower doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris"

    • March 10, 1980 Willard Scott becomes the weather forecaster on the Today Show

    • March 10, 1981 In the North West Territories Panarctic Oils Ltd. finds oil in offshore exploratory well in the eastern Arctic

    • March 10, 1982 President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya

    • March 10, 1982 Salim Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)

    • March 10, 1982 Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun

    • March 10, 1982 Syzygy: all 9 planets align on the same side of the Sun. See also Jupiter effect.

    • March 10, 1982 The United States places an embargo on Libyan petroleum imports because of their support of terrorist groups.

    • March 10, 1984 "Death - June Marlowe actress (Pardon US), dies at 81"

    • March 10, 1984 Heavyweight Tim Witherspoon KOs Greg Page

    • March 10, 1985 "Death - Konstantin Chernenko party leader/President of USSR (1984-85), dies at 73"

    • March 10, 1985 French socialists lose election (National Front 9%)

    • March 10, 1985 "India beat Pakistan to win ""World Championship of Cricket"""

    • March 10, 1986 "Death - Ray Milland actor (Lost Weekend-Academy Award 1945), dies at 81"

    • March 10, 1987 "The Holy See condemns the practice of surrogate motherhood, along with test-tube babies and artificial insemination."

    • March 10, 1987 Vatican formal opposition to test-tube fertilization & embryo transfer

    • March 10, 1988 "Avalanche at Swiss Ski resort ""Klosters"" nearly kills Prince Charles"

    • March 10, 1988 "Death - Andy Gibb singer, dies in Oxford England of an inflammatory heart virus at 30"

    • March 10, 1988 "Death - Glenn Cunningham US world record miler, dies at 78"

    • March 10, 1988 "Death - William Brocklesby Wordsworth composer, dies at 79"

    • March 10, 1989 "An Air Ontario jet crashes after take off from Dryden, killing 24, injuring 45; inquiry later blames wing icing for the crash."

    • March 10, 1989 "In Malawi a 6.2 earthquake occured, at least 9 people killed, 100 injured and damage in the Salima-Dedza-Mchinji area. About 50,000 left homeless in Malawi"

    • March 10, 1990 4th American Comedy Awards: When Harry Met Sally

    • March 10, 1990 "Death - Michael Stewart UK Secretary of State (1965-66, 68-70), dies"

    • March 10, 1990 "In Haiti, Prosper Avril is ousted 18 months after seizing power in a coup."

    • March 10, 1990 Lieutenant General Avril resigns as President of Haiti

    • March 10, 1991 Laura Davies wins LPGA Inamori Golf Classic

    • March 10, 1991 Marc Girardelli of Luxembourg clinches his 4th slalom World Cup

    • March 10, 1992 6th Soul Train Music Awards: Natalie Cole & Color Me Badd win

    • March 10, 1992 Death - Roy Holmer Wallack dies of pneumonia at 64

    • March 10, 1993 "Death - C Northcote Parkinson English historian/sociologist (Law of P), dies"

    • March 10, 1993 "Death - David Gunn abortion doctor, killed by Michael Griffin at 47"

    • March 10, 1994 1 million Greeks attend Melina Mercouri's funeral

    • March 10, 1994 "Death - Cecil Rolph Hewitt journalist/policeman, dies at 92"

    • March 10, 1994 "Death - Charles Bukowski German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73"

    • March 10, 1994 "Death - Robert Shea author, dies of cancer"

    • March 10, 1995 "Car bomb explodes in Karachi at shiite mosque, 17+ killed"

    • March 10, 1995 "Death - Alexander Hyatt-King Mozart scholar, dies at 84"

    • March 10, 1995 "Death - Carel Birnie ballet producer, dies at 69"

    • March 10, 1995 "Death - Hendrik W van Leeuwen Dutch musician, dies at 79"

    • March 10, 1995 "Death - Richard Baerlein racing writer, dies at 84"

    • March 10, 1996 "22nd People's Choice Awards: Apollo 13, Tom Hanks win"

    • March 10, 1996 "Death - Lucius E Burch Jr US civil rights leader, dies at 84"

    • March 10, 1996 "Death - Ross Hunter US producer (Airport, Madame X, Pillow Talk), dies at 75"

    • March 10, 1996 NYC Mayor Guiliani visits Israel

    • March 10, 1998 4th Blockbuster Entertainment Awards

    • March 10, 2000 "The NASDAQ stock market index peaks at 5048.62, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom."

    • March 10, 2004 DC Shoes is acquired by Quicksilver.

    • March 10, 2006 Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.

    • March 10, 2006 Mass unrest by the PCC started in So Paulo (the biggest city in Brazil) which would eventually kill more than 152 people

    • March 10, 2008 Market rumours say Bear Stearns may not have enough cash to do business. There is absolutely no truth to the rumours of liquidity problems that circulate today in the market. The company says







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