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What Happened on October 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane. It kills 57 people in the United States, 45 in Florida, and causes an estimated $25.1 billion in damage.
2015 Twin bomb blasts in the Turkish capital Ankara kill 102 and injure 400.
2010 The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved as a country.
2009 Armenia and Turkey sign the Zurich Protocols, intended to normalize relations. However, they are never ratified by either side.
1998 A Lignes Aériennes Congolaises jetliner is shot down by rebels in Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing 41 people.
1997 Austral Líneas Aéreas Flight 2553 crashes and explodes in Uruguay, killing 74.
1986 A 5.7 Mw⿯ San Salvador earthquake shakes El Salvador, killing 1,500.
1985 US Navy aircraft intercept an Egyptian airliner carrying the perpetrators of the Achille Lauro hijacking, and force it to land in Italy.
1980 The 7.1 Mw⿯ El Asnam earthquake shakes northern Algeria, killing 2,633 and injuring 8,369.
1980 The Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front is founded in El Salvador.
1975 Papua New Guinea joins the United Nations.
1973 U.S. Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns after being charged with evasion of federal income tax.
1970 Fiji becomes independent.
1970 Canada's October Crisis escalates when Quebec's vice-premier is kidnapped by members of the FLQ.
1967 The Outer Space Treaty comes into force.
1966 The Beach Boys release one of their biggest singles, ranked the 6th greatest song by Rolling Stone, "Good Vibrations".
1964 The Tokyo Summer Olympics opening ceremony is the first to be relayed live by satellites.
1963 France cedes control of the Bizerte naval base to Tunisia.
1963 The Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty comes into effect.
1957 U.S. President Eisenhower apologizes to Ghanaian finance minister Gbedemah after he is refused service in a Delaware restaurant.
1957 The Windscale fire results in Britain's worst nuclear accident.
1945 The Double Tenth Agreement is signed by the Communist Party and the Kuomintang about the future of China.
1938 Abiding by the Munich Agreement, Czechoslovakia completes its withdrawal from the Sudetenland.
1935 In Greece, a coup d'état ends the Second Hellenic Republic.
1933 A United Airlines Boeing 247 is destroyed by sabotage, the first such proven case in the history of commercial aviation.
1928 Chiang Kai-shek becomes Chairman of the Republic of China.
1920 The Carinthian plebiscite determines that the larger part of the Duchy of Carinthia should remain part of Austria.
1918 RMS Leinster is torpedoed and sunk by UB-123, killing 564, the worst-ever on the Irish Sea.
1913 U.S. President Wilson triggers the explosion of the Gamboa Dike, completing major construction on the Panama Canal.
1911 The day after a bomb explodes prematurely, the Wuchang Uprising begins against the Chinese monarchy.
1903 The Women's Social and Political Union is founded in support of the enfranchisement of British women.
1871 Chicago burns after a barn accident. The fire lasts from October 8-10.
1868 The Ten Years' War begins against Spanish rule in Cuba.
1846 Triton, the largest moon of the planet Neptune, is discovered by English astronomer William Lassell.
1845 In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (later the United States Naval Academy) opens with 50 students.
1814 War of 1812: The United States Revenue Marine attempts to defend the cutter Eagle from the Royal Navy.
1780 The Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000-30,000 in the Caribbean.
1760 In a treaty with the Dutch colonial authorities, the Ndyuka people of Suriname ⿿ descended from escaped slaves ⿿ gain territorial autonomy.
1631 Thirty Years' War: An army of the Electorate of Saxony seizes Prague.
1580 Over 600 Papal troops land in Ireland to support the Second Desmond Rebellion.
1575 Roman Catholic forces under Henry I, Duke of Guise defeat the Protestants, capturing Philippe de Mornay among others.
1471 Sten Sture the Elder, the Regent of Sweden, with the help of farmers and miners, repels an attack by King Christian I of Denmark.
732 Charles Martel's forces defeat an Umayyad army near Tours, France.
680 The Battle of Karbala was fought.
Famous People Born on October 10

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Year Name
1975 Plácido Polanco, Dominican-American baseball player
1979 Joel Przybilla, American basketball player
1986 Andrew McCutchen, American baseball player
1966 Tony Adams, English footballer and manager
1965 Chris Penn, American actor (d. 2006)
1937 Peter Underwood, Australian lawyer and politician, 27th Governor of Tasmania (d. 2014)
1819 Heinrich Joseph Dominicus Denzinger, German theologian and author (d. 1883)
1969 Francis Escudero, Filipino lawyer and politician
1948 Cyril Neville, American R&B percussionist and singer
1984 Paul Posluszny, American football player
Famous People Deaths On October 10

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Date Name
1963 Roy Cazaly, Australian footballer and coach (b. 1893)
1973 Ludwig von Mises, Ukrainian-American economist and sociologist (b. 1881)
2013 Scott Carpenter, American commander, pilot, and astronaut (b. 1925)
2014 Pavel Landovský, Czech actor, director, and playwright (b. 1936)
1940 Berton Churchill, Canadian-American actor and singer (b. 1876)
680 Ali al-Asghar ibn Husayn, son of Al-Husayn
1876 Charles Joseph Sainte-Claire Deville, French geologist and meteorologist (b. 1814)
2008 Kazuyoshi Miura, Japanese businessman (b. 1947)
1963 ÿdith Piaf, French singer-songwriter and actress (b. 1915)
2004 Arthur H. Robinson, American geographer and cartographer (b. 1915)