On This Day: January 10th
This is 10th day of the year and 356 days remain in the year.
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.
North Korea announced that it was withdrawing from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
January 10 BirthdaysGeorge Foreman1949–, American boxer
Donald Fagenpop musician
Dame Barbara Hepworthsculptor
Donald Knuthmathematician and computer scientist
Shawn Colvinfolk singer