On This Day..... July 10

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JULY 9TH

  • TODAY IS COW APPRECIATION DAY
  • TODAY IS NATIONAL PINA COLADA DAY
  • TODAY IS PICK BLUEBERRIES DAY
  • TODAY IS TEDDY BEAR PICNIC DAY

BIRTHDAYS:

  • ADOLPHUS BUSCH (1839-1913)

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  • NIKOLA TESLA (1856-1943)
 
  • IMA HOGG (1882-1975)
  • EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER (1921-2009)
  • ARLO GUTHRIE (1947, 71)
 
  • GREG KIHN (1949, 69)
 
  • CHERYL WHEELER (1951, 67)
 
  • URBAN MEYER (1964, 54) 

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 1832, U.S. PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON VETOES A BILL THAT WOULD RE-CHARTER THE SECOND BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
  • IN 1850, U.S. PRESIDENT MILLARD FILLMORE IS SWORN IN, A DAY AFTER ZACHARY TAYLOR'S DEATH
  • IN 1890, WYOMING BECOMES THE 44TH STATE
  • IN 1913, DEATH VALLEY, CA HITS 134 DEGREES - THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED ON EARTH 
  • IN 1938, HOWARD HUGHES BEGINS HIS 91 HOUR FLIGHT AROUND THE WORLD
  • IN 1978, "ABC WORLD NEWS TONIGHT" PREMIERES 
 
  • IN 1979, ARTHUR FIEDLER DIES
 
  • IN 1991, BORIS YELTSIN TAKES OFFICE AS RUSSIA'S FIRST ELECTED PRESIDENT
  • IN 1992, MANUEL NORIEGA IS SENTENCED TO 40 YEARS IN PRISON FOR RACKETEERING AND DRUG VIOLATIONS
  • IN 2005, HURRICANE DENNIS HITS THE FLORIDA PANHANDLE, RESULTING IN BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN DAMAGE
  • IN 2017, MOSUL IS DECLARED FULLY LIBERATED FROM ISLAMIC STATE OF IRAQ AND THE LEVANT

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