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On This Day: January 10th

This is 10th day of the year and 355 days remain in the year.

in history
1776

Thomas Paine's Common Sense, which greatly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, was published.

1863
The first underground passenger railway, the Metropolitan, opened in London.
1920
The League of Nations came into existence.
1946
The first General Assembly of the United Nations met in London.
1946
The first General Assembly of the United Nations convened in London.
1967
The first African-American senator elected by popular vote, Edward Brooke of Massachusetts, took his seat.
1984
The U.S. and the Vatican reestablished diplomatic relations after a 117-year break.
2003
North Korea announced that it was withdrawing from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
January 10 BirthdaysGeorge Foreman

1949–, 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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