On This Day: May 10th
This is 131st day of the year and 235 days remain in the year.
Confederate General Stonewall Jackson died after being accidentally shot by his own troops.
The United States’ first transcontinental railroad was completed with a ceremony in Promontory Summit, Utah.
May 10 BirthdaysJohn Wilkes BoothPronunciation: [wilks]
1838–65, American actor, the assassin of Abraham Lincoln, born near Bel Air, Md.
Sir Thomas Johnstone Liptonmerchant
David O. Selznickfilm producer