On This Day: January 10th

This is 10th day of the year and 356 days remain in the year.

in history
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 General Assembly of the United Nations convened 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.
January 10 Birthdays
George Foreman1949–, American boxer
Rod Stewartsinger
Donald Fagenpop musician
Robinson Jefferspoet
Dame Barbara Hepworthsculptor
Donald Knuthmathematician and computer scientist
John Rootarchitect
Shawn Colvinfolk singer

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