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Today In History - April 10th

Posted By : Michael Phillips  |   Posted On:April 10, 2017  |   Views: 228

What happened on this day in history?

1790 - The U.S. patent system is established.

1866 - The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to animals (ASCPA) is formed.

1912 - The Titanic begins her maiden voyage which ends in disaster.

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1925 - F. Scott Fitzgerald publishes The Great Gatsby.

1930 - First synthetic rubber is produced.

1947 - Jackie Robinson becomes the first black Major League Baseball player.

1971 - American table tennis team arrives in China for the first time.

1974 - Yitzhak Rabin replaces Israeli Prime Minister, Golda Meir.

 

If today is your birthday, you share it with the following people:

1915 - Harry Morgan, American actor.

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1921 - Chuck Connors, American actor.

1923 - "Alvin" Junior Samples of Hee Haw fame.

1927 - Marshall Warren Nirenberg, Nobel Laureate.

1932 - Omar Sharif (Michael Shalhoub), Egyptian actor.

1936 - John Madden, football coach and broadcaster.

1951 - Steven Seagal, American actor.

1988 - Haley Joel Osment, American actor.

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