On This Day: July 10th

This is 192nd day of the year and 174 days remain in the year.

in history
Wyoming became the 44th state in the United States.
Armistice talks to end the Korean War began at Kaesong.
The Bahamas became independent from Great Britain.
The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was bringing back the original Coke and calling it Coca-Cola Classic.
Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” including such cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, died in Los Angeles.
Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as Russia's first elected president.
President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa.
Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi was released after six years of house arrest.
Spain opened its first mosque (in Granada) since the Moors were expelled in 1492.
July 10 Birthdays
Arthur Ashe1943–1993, American tennis player, born in Richmond, Virginia.
John Calvintheologian
David Brinkleybroadcaster
Mary McLeod Bethuneeducator
Marcel Proustnovelist
Camille Pissarroimpressionist painter
Saul Bellownovelist
Alice Munrowriter

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