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What Happened on March 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX, crashes, leading to all 737 MAX aircraft being grounded worldwide.
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 Dot-com bubble peaks with the NASDAQ Composite stock market index reaching 5,048.62.
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 Thuột 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.
1966 Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyễn Cao Kỳ sacks rival General Nguyễn 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.
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 Long Beach earthquake affects the Greater Los Angeles Area, leaving around 108 people dead.
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.
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 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, is performed by Hassan-bey Zardabi and dramatist and Najaf-bey Vezirov.[16]
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.
1831 The French Foreign Legion is created by Louis Philippe, the King of France, from the foreign regiments of the Kingdom of France.
1830 The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
1814 Emperor Napoleon I is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.
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 occupied territories.
1661 French "Sun King" Louis XIV begins his personal rule of France after the death of his premier, the Cardinal Mazarin.
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.
1535 Spaniard Fray Tomás de Berlanga, the fourth Bishop of Panama, discovers the Galápagos Islands by chance on his way to Peru.
1496 After establishing the city of Santo Domingo, Christopher Columbus departs for Spain, leaving his brother in command.
947 The Later Han is founded by Liu Zhiyuan. He declares himself emperor.
298 Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
241 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
1939 Irina Press, Ukrainian-Russian hurdler and pentathlete (d. 2004)
1653 John Benbow, Royal Navy admiral (d. 1702)
1956 Larry Myricks, American long jumper and sprinter
1943 Peter Berresford Ellis, English historian and author
1503 Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1564)
1973 Chris Sutton, English footballer
1932 Marcia Falkender, Baroness Falkender, English politician (d. 2019)
1965 Jillian Richardson, Canadian sprinter
1968 Pavel Srníček, Czech footballer and coach (d. 2015)
1964 Neneh Cherry, Swedish singer-songwriter
Famous People Deaths On March 10

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Date Name
1985 Konstantin Chernenko, Russian soldier and politician, Head of State of The Soviet Union (b. 1911)
1910 Karl Lueger, Austrian lawyer and politician Mayor of Vienna (b. 1844)
2010 Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy, Egyptian scholar and academic (b. 1928)
2013 Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, British born Swedish Princess (b.1915)
2005 Dave Allen, Irish-English comedian, actor, and screenwriter (b. 1936)
1897 Savitribai Phule, Indian poet and activist (b. 1831)
483 Pope Simplicius
1925 Myer Prinstein, Polish-American jumper (b. 1878)
2007 Ernie Ladd, American football player and wrestler (b. 1938)
1861 Taras Shevchenko, Ukrainian poet, playwright, and ethnographer (b. 1814)