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Today In History - October 10th
YearHistoric Event
1845US Naval academy opens at Annapolis Maryland
1846Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
18861st dinner jacket worn to autumn ball at Tuxedo Park NY (the tuxedo)
1904Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader. Also 41 game winner Chesbro loses the 1st game & chance at pennent
1911China Revolutionaries under Sun Yat-sen overthrew Manchu dynasty
1913Pacific & Atl mix as engineers blow Gamboa Dam opening Panama Canal
1920Bill Wambsganns unassisted world series triple play
19331st synthetic detergent for home use marketed
1935George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess opens in NY
1937Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 1 in the world series
1938Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.
1943Chiang Kai-shek took the oath of office as president of China.
1951Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in the world series
1956On Skowron's grand slammer Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7
1957Pres Eisenhower apologized to finance minister of Ghana Komla Agbeli Gbdemah after he was refused service in a Dover Del. restaurant
1957Braves Lew Burdette beats Yankees 3 times in 1 world series
1960Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards.
1963treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests signed by US UK USSR.
196418th Summer Olympic Games opened in Tokyo.
1970Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day).
1973VP Spiro T. Agnew pleads no contest to tax evasion & resigns.
1973Vice-Pres. Agnew resigns after conviction for income-tax evasion.
1975Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt
1976NJ Meadowlands' Giant's Stadium opens
1978Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75
1978Pres Carter signs a bill authorizing the Susan B. Anthony dollar.
19804 500 people die when a pair of earthquakes struck NW Algeria
1980Yanks lost 4-2 & are swept by Royals in the AL Championship series
1980Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope network dedicated
1982Pope John Paul II proclaimed Rev. M Kolbe who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp a saint
1985US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy gunmen were placed in custody

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