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    • September 10, 0506 The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.

    • September 10, 0954 "France's Louis IV dies September 10 at age 33 and is succeeded by his son Lothair, 13, who will reign until 986
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    • September 10, 1349 Jews who survived a massacre in Constance Germany are burned to death

    • September 10, 1419 "John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France."

    • September 10, 1543 DeSoto's expedition returns to Mexico.

    • September 10, 1608 "John Smith elected president of Jamestown colony council, Va"

    • September 10, 1776 "George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers"

    • September 10, 1798 "At the Battle of St. George's Caye, British Honduras defeats Spain."

    • September 10, 1798 British Hondurus beats Spain in battle of St George

    • September 10, 1810 "The British secretary of state for foreign affairs George Canning, 40, resigns September 9, saying that the War Office is hampering progress in the Peninsular War
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    • September 10, 1813 Comm Oliver H Perry defeats the British in the Battle of Lake Erie

    • September 10, 1813 The Americans defeat the British naval forces in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.

    • September 10, 1813 The U.S. defeats the British Fleet at the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.

    • September 10, 1823 Simn Bolvar is named President of Peru.

    • September 10, 1846 Elias Howe receives a US patent for his hand-crank sewing machine.

    • September 10, 1847 The first theater opens in Hawaii

    • September 10, 1849 "Edwin Booth, later to assassinate president Abraham Lincoln, makes his acting debut."

    • September 10, 1858 George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora.

    • September 10, 1869 "Baptist minister invents the rickshaw in Yokohama, Japan"

    • September 10, 1897 "Lattimer Massacre - a sheriff's posse kills twenty unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States."

    • September 10, 1898 Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.

    • September 10, 1899 2nd quake in 7 days hits Yakutat Bay Alaska

    • September 10, 1899 "In the Yakutat Bay, Alaska area, one of the 15 Largest Earthquakes in the United States, measured at 8.2"

    • September 10, 1910 Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber

    • September 10, 1913 Cleveland Call & Post established

    • September 10, 1913 "George W Buckner, named minister to Liberia"

    • September 10, 1913 Lincoln Highway opens as 1st paved coast-to-coast highway

    • September 10, 1916 "The suspension span ofQuebec Bridge over the St. Lawrence which was being lifted, buckled and fell into the river killing 10 - 12 workmen."

    • September 10, 1919 "Austria and the Allies sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain recognizing the independence of Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia."

    • September 10, 1919 "NYC welcomes home Gen John J Pershing & 25,000 WW I soldiers"

    • September 10, 1924 Leopold & Loeb found guilty of murder

    • September 10, 1927 "France had its first Davis Cup win, though it had competed since 1905."

    • September 10, 1930 "Charles E Mitchell, named minister to Liberia"

    • September 10, 1932 "The New York City Subway's third competing subway system, the municipally-owned IND, is opened."

    • September 10, 1939 "Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining France, the UK, New Zealand and Australia in the Allies."

    • September 10, 1939 "HMS OXLEY, sunk by ""friendly fire "" off Norwegian coast, south of Stavanger in North Sea torpedoed in error by RN submarine 'Triton'."

    • September 10, 1939 World War II: The submarine HMAS Oxley is mistakenly sunk by the submarine HMS Triton near Norway and becomes the Royal Navy's first loss.

    • September 10, 1943 "Tottori, Japan a 7.4 quake resulted in 1,190 deaths. One of the world's deadliest earthquakes."

    • September 10, 1945 Vidkun Quisling sentenced to death for collaborating with Nazis

    • September 10, 1951 United Kingdom began an economic boycott of Iran.

    • September 10, 1953 "Swanson sells its 1st ""TV dinner"""

    • September 10, 1954 "12 second shock kills 1,460 in Orleansville Algeria"

    • September 10, 1955 """Gunsmoke"" premiers on CBS TV"

    • September 10, 1955 The western series Gunsmoke debuts on CBS-TV for the first of 20 seasons (whew!).

    • September 10, 1956 Louisville Ky public schools integrate

    • September 10, 1960 "Running barefoot, Ethiopian Abebe Bikila wins Rome Olympic marathon"

    • September 10, 1961 "Italian Grand Prix, a crash causes the death of German driver Wolfgang von Trips and 13 spectators hit by his Ferrari."

    • September 10, 1962 Rod Laver wins the Grand Slam of tennis

    • September 10, 1963 20 African-American students enter public schools in Alabama.

    • September 10, 1964 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Kinks - You Really Got Me

    • September 10, 1966 "Beatles' ""Revolver,"" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks"

    • September 10, 1967 Residents of Gibraltar vote to remain British and not return to Spain.

    • September 10, 1967 The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.

    • September 10, 1971 "Shoe-slapping statesman Nikita Krushchev, former Premier of Russia, dies."

    • September 10, 1972 Chicago Bears running back Gayle Sayers retires from pro football.

    • September 10, 1972 Emerson Fittipaldi is youngest to win an auto race World Championship

    • September 10, 1972 "Heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton, redeeming his loss to Norton in their previous encounter."

    • September 10, 1972 "US Men's olympic basketball teams 1st lose, 51-50 to USSR (disputed)"

    • September 10, 1973 Muhammad Ali defeats Ken Norton

    • September 10, 1974 Guinea-Bissau gains independence from Portugal.

    • September 10, 1974 Teuvo Louhivouri sets cycling distance record of 515.8 mi in 24 hrs

    • September 10, 1976 "2 airliners collide over Yugoslavia, kills all 176 aboard"

    • September 10, 1976 "A British Airways Hawker Siddeley Trident and an Inex-Adria DC-9 collide near Zagreb, Yugoslavia, killing 176."

    • September 10, 1977 "Last execution by Guillotine in France. Hamida Djandoubi, convicted for torture and murder."

    • September 10, 1979 3 Puerto Rican nationalists who attempted to kill Truman are freed

    • September 10, 1982 "Decca releases Beatle audition ""The Complete Silver Beatles"" album"

    • September 10, 1982 "Pete Rose breaks Hank Aarons's National League record by playing in his 3,077th baseball game."

    • September 10, 1983 "John Vorster, former prime minister of South Africa, dies in Cape Town at age 67."

    • September 10, 1984 "Discovery returns to Kennedy Space Center via Altus AFB, Okla"

    • September 10, 1984 Sean O'Keefe (11) is youngest to cycle across US (24 days)

    • September 10, 1986 Bryan O'Connor named chairman of Space Flight Safety Panel

    • September 10, 1988 Number one hit on UK music charts - Phil Collins - A Groovy Kind Of Love

    • September 10, 1988 "Steffi Graf wins US Open, 1st woman Grand Slam since Court (1970)"

    • September 10, 1989 Boris Becker beats Yvan Lendl for the US Open championship

    • September 10, 1989 East Germans begin their flight to the west (via Hungary & Czech)

    • September 10, 1990 19 year old Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi to win the US Open

    • September 10, 1990 Hard Rock Cafe opens in Las Vegas Nevada

    • September 10, 1990 Iran and Iraq agree to resume full diplomatic ties with one another.

    • September 10, 1990 "The Basilica of Our Lady of Peace in Yamoussoukro, Cte d'Ivoire the largest church in Africa is consecrated by Pope John Paul II."

    • September 10, 1993 "Near Coast of Chiapas, Mexico a 7.3 quake resulted in 1 person killed, 3 injured and considerable damage in southwestern Guatemala"

    • September 10, 2002 "Switzerland, known for its neutrality, joins the United Nations."

    • September 10, 2003 "Anna Lindh, the foreign minister of Sweden, is stabbed fatally while shopping, and dies of her wounds on September 11."

    • September 10, 2006 Michael Schumacher announced his retirement as a driver.

    • September 10, 2007 "Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999."

    • September 10, 2007 "The Premier of the Australian state of Queensland, Peter Beattie, announced he would resign from the top job on September 13."

    • September 10, 2008 Lehman puts itself up for sale after reports a $4 billion loss says it will spin off the troubled commercial real estate assets







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