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What Happened on March 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, Operated by a Boeing 737 MAX 8 from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with 157 souls onboard, crashed en route to Nairobi, Kenya. This was the second crash of the plane type (Lion Air Flight 610), resulting in the Boeing 737 MAX groundings.
2017 The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye of South Korea in response to a major political scandal is unanimously upheld by the country's Constitutional Court, ending her presidency.
2006 The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
2000 The Nasdaq Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.
1990 In Haiti, Prosper Avril is ousted 18 months after seizing power in a coup.
1977 Astronomers discover the rings of Uranus.
1975 Vietnam War: Ho Chi Minh Campaign: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Mê Thuỿt in the South on their way to capturing Saigon in the final push for victory over South Vietnam.
1970 Vietnam War: Captain Ernest Medina is charged by the U.S. military with My Lai war crimes.
1969 In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King, Jr. He later unsuccessfully attempts to recant.
1968 Vietnam War: Battle of Lima Site 85, concluding the 11th with largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members (12) during that war.
1966 Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyỿn Cao Kỳ sacked rival General Nguyỿn Chánh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation.
1959 Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, thousands of Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama's palace to prevent his removal.
1952 Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba and appoints himself as the "provisional president".
1949 Mildred Gillars ("Axis Sally") is convicted of treason.
1945 World War II: The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting conflagration kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.
1944 Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front.
1933 The 6.4 Mw⿯ Long Beach earthquake affects the Greater Los Angeles Area with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), leaving 115-120 people dead, and causing an estimated $40 million in damage.
1922 Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation.
1917 Some provinces and cities in the Philippines are incorporated due to the ratification of Act No. 2711 or the Administrative Code of the Philippines.
1916 The McMahon-Hussein Correspondence between Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca and the British official Henry McMahon concerning the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire ends.
1915 World War I: The Battle of Neuve Chapelle begins. This is the first large-scale operation by the British Army in the war.
1909 By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
1906 The Courrières mine disaster, Europe's worst ever, kills 1099 miners in northern France.
1891 Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
1876 The first successful test of a telephone is made by Alexander Graham Bell.
1873 The first Azerbaijani play "The Adventures of the Vizier of the Khan of Lenkaran" prepared by Akhundov was performed by Hassan-bey Zardabi and dramatist and Najaf-bey Vezirov.
1865 Amy Spain, American slave, is executed for stealing from her owner; believed to have been the last legal execution of a female slave in America.
1861 El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Ségou, destroying the Bamana Empire of Mali.
1848 The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War.
1830 The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
1816 Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts are captured during the Action of Juncalito.
1814 Emperor Napoleon I is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.
1804 Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States.
1762 French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
1735 An agreement between Nader Shah and Russia is signed near Ganja, Azerbaijan and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.
1629 Charles I dissolves the Parliament of England, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule.
1607 Susenyos I defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.
947 The Later Han is founded by Liu Zhiyuan. He declares himself emperor and establishes the capital in Bian, present-day Kaifeng.
298 Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
241 BC First Punic War: Battle of the Aegates: The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end.
Famous People Born on March 10

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Year Name
1947 Kim Campbell, Canadian lawyer and politician, 19th Prime Minister of Canada
1928 Sara Montiel, Spanish actress (d. 2013)
1876 Anna Hyatt Huntington, American sculptor (d. 1973)
1956 Robert Llewellyn, English actor, producer, and screenwriter
1653 John Benbow, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1702)
1939 Hugh Johnson, English author and critic
1985 Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter and pianist
1876 Edvard Eriksen, Danish-Icelandic sculptor and woodcarver (d. 1959)
1988 Josh Hoffman, Australian-New Zealand rugby league player
1900 Violet Brown, Jamaican supercentenarian, oldest Jamaican ever (d. 2017)
Famous People Deaths On March 10

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Date Name
1222 Johan Sverkersson, king of Sweden since 1216 (b. 1201)
1823 George Elphinstone, 1st Viscount Keith, Scottish admiral and politician (b. 1746)
1985 Bob Nieman, American baseball player and scout (b. 1927)
1966 Frits Zernike, Dutch physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1888)
1910 Karl Lueger, Austrian lawyer and politician Mayor of Vienna (b. 1844)
2007 Ernie Ladd, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
1682 Jacob van Ruisdael, Dutch painter and etcher (b. 1628)
1995 Agepê, Brazilian singer/composer (b. 1942)
2006 Anna Moffo, American soprano (b. 1932)
1826 John Pinkerton, Scottish antiquarian, cartographer, author, numismatist and historian (b. 1758)