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On This Day: July 10th

This is 191st day of the year and 174 days remain in the year.

in history
1890
Wyoming became the 44th state in the United States.
1940
1951
Armistice talks to end the Korean War began at Kaesong.
1973
The Bahamas became independent from Great Britain.
1985
The Coca-Cola Company announced that it was bringing back the original Coke and calling it Coca-Cola Classic.
1989
Mel Blanc, the “man of a thousand voices,” including such cartoon characters as Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Porky Pig, died in Los Angeles.
1991
Boris Yeltsin was sworn in as Russia's first elected president.
1991
President Bush lifted economic sanctions against South Africa.
1995
Myanmar activist Aung San Suu Kyi was released after six years of house arrest.
2003
Spain opened its first mosque (in Granada) since the Moors were expelled in 1492.
July 10 BirthdaysArthur 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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