This Day in History: January 10, 2023
Thomas Paine's Common Sense, which greatly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, was published.
The first underground passenger railway, the Metropolitan, opened in London.
The League of Nations came into existence.
The first General Assembly of the United Nations met in London.
The first African-American senator elected by popular vote, Edward Brooke of Massachusetts, took his seat.
The U.S. and the Vatican reestablished diplomatic relations after a 117-year break.
North Korea announced that it was withdrawing from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
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