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This Day in History for July 10

1850 – Millard Fillmore sworn in as President of US (replacing Taylor)

1890 – Wyoming becomes 44th state of US (1st with female suffrage)

1892 – 1st concrete-paved street built (Bellefountaine, Ohio)

1911 – 105 degrees F at North Bridgton, Maine (state record)

1917 – Emma Goldman imprisoned for obstructing draft.

1919 – US President Woodrow Wilson personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate.

1926 – Lake Denmark, New Jersey arsenal explodes, kills 21, $75m damage.

1929 – US issues newer, smaller-sized paper currency.

1938 – Howard Hughes flies around the world in 91 hours.

1947 – Cleveland Indian Don Black no-hits Philadelphia A’s 3-0.

1949 – 1st practical rectangular TV tube announced in Toledo, Ohio.

1956 – 650,000 US steel workers go on strike.

1964 – Jesus Alou is 1st Giant in 40 years to get 6 hits in a game.

1967 – Bobbie Gentry records “Ode to Billie Joe” – single goes on to win 4 Grammys.

1979 – Chuck Berry sentenced to 4 months for $200,000 in tax evasion.

1985 – Coca-Cola Co. announces it will resume selling old formula Coke.

1991 – L’Express Airlines Beechcraft C-99 crashes in Alabama, killing 13.

1997 – RJR Nabisco announces it will replace Joe Camel in new ads.

2005 – Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle causing billions of dollars in damage.

2012 – The American Episcopal Church becomes the first to approve a rite for gay marriages.

2018 – The final 4 boys and their coach are rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand after being trapped there for 18 days by monsoon flooding.

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