Historical Events on January 10, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on January 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 A 13-year-old American girl, Jayme Closs, is found alive in Gordon, Wisconsin, having been kidnapped 88 days earlier from her parents' home whilst they were murdered.
2015 A traffic accident between an oil tanker truck and passenger coach en route to Shikarpur from Karachi on the Pakistan National Highway Link Road near Gulshan-e-Hadeed, Karachi, killing at least 62 people.
2013 More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in the Quetta area of Pakistan.
2012 A bombing at Jamrud in Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and injures 78 others.
2007 A general strike begins in Guinea in an attempt to get President Lansana Conté to resign.
2000 Crossair Flight 498, a Saab 340 aircraft, crashes in Niederhasli, Switzerland, after taking off from Zurich Airport, killing 13 people.
1990 Time Warner is formed by the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications.
1985 Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.
1984 Holy See–United States relations: The United States and Holy See (Vatican City) re-establish full diplomatic relations after almost 117 years, overturning the United States Congress's 1867 ban on public funding for such a diplomatic envoy.
1981 Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments
1980 The New England Journal of Medicine publishes the letter Addiction Rare in Patients Treated with Narcotics, which is later misused to downplay the general risk of addiction to opioids.[26]
1972 Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
1966 Tashkent Declaration, a peace agreement between India and Pakistan signed that resolved the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
1954 BOAC Flight 781, a de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1, explodes and falls into the Tyrrhenian Sea, killing 35 people.
1946 The first General Assembly of the United Nations assembles in the Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. Fifty-one nations are represented.
1946 The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the Moon and receiving the reflected signals.
1941 World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
1927 Fritz Lang's futuristic film Metropolis is released in Germany.
1920 The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I for all combatant nations except the United States.
1920 League of Nations Covenant automatically enters into force after the Treaty of Versailles is ratified by Germany.
1916 World War I: Imperial Russia begins the Erzurum Offensive, leading to the defeat of the Ottoman Empire's Third Army.
1901 present
1901 The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
1901 New York: Automobile Club of America installs signs on major highways.
1870 John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
1863 The Metropolitan Railway, the world's oldest underground railway, opens between Paddington and Farringdon, marking the beginning of the London Underground.
1861 American Civil War: Florida becomes the third state to secede from the Union.
1812 The first steamboat on the Ohio River or the Mississippi River arrives in New Orleans, 82 days after departing from Pittsburgh.
1791 The Siege of Dunlap's Station begins near Cincinnati during the Northwest Indian War.
1776 American Revolution: Thomas Paine publishes his pamphlet Common Sense.
1645 Archbishop William Laud is beheaded for treason at the Tower of London.
1601 1900
1475 Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1430 Philip the Good, the Duke of Burgundy, establishes the Order of the Golden Fleece, the most prestigious, exclusive, and expensive order of chivalry in the world.
1072 Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo in Sicily for the Normans.
236 Pope Fabian succeeds Anterus to become the twentieth pope of Rome.
69 Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba as deputy Roman Emperor.
49 Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signalling the start of civil war.
9 The Western Han dynasty ends when Wang Mang claims that the divine Mandate of Heaven called for the end of the dynasty and the beginning of his own, the Xin dynasty.
Famous People Born on January 10

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Year Name
1948 Bernard Thévenet, French cyclist and sportscaster
1914 Yu Kuo-hwa, Chinese politician, 23rd Premier of the Republic of China (d. 2000)
1920 Rosella Hightower, American ballerina (d. 2008)
1892 Dumas Malone, American historian and author (d. 1986)
1982 Tomasz Brzyski, Polish footballer
1922 Billy Liddell, Scottish-English footballer (d. 2001)
1936 Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist and astronomer, Nobel Prize laureate
1848 Reinhold Sadler, American merchant and politician, 9th Governor of Nevada (d. 1906)
1898 Katharine Burr Blodgett, American physicist and engineer (d. 1979)
1924 Ludmilla Chiriaeff, Canadian ballerina, choreographer, and director (d. 1996)
Famous People Deaths On January 10

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Date Name
1645 William Laud, English archbishop and academic (b. 1573)
2022 Joyce Eliason, American television personality (b. 1934)
1322 Petrus Aureolus, scholastic philosopher
2020 Qaboos bin Said, ruler of Oman (b. 1940)
1967 Charles E. Burchfield, American painter (b. 1893)
987 Pietro I Orseolo, doge of Venice (b. 928)
1968 Ali Fuat Cebesoy, Turkish general and politician, 6th Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey (b. 1882)
1959 Şükrü Kaya, Turkish jurist and politician, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs (b. 1883)
1094 Al-Mustansir Billah, Egyptian caliph (b. 1029)
2012 Jean Pigott, Canadian businesswoman and politician (b. 1924)