Historical Events In January - 10
Monday, 25 September 2023
1967 Dutch Princess Margret marries Pieter van Vollenhoven on this day in history.
1967 On January - 10 lester Maddox inaugurated as Governor of Georgia
1967 On this day in history pBS (the National Educational TV) begins as a 70 station network
1967 On this day in history emerson Treacy, actor (Prowler), dies after surgery at 66
1968 US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho on this day in history.
1968 Basil Sydney, actor (Hamlet, Simba), dies of pleurisy at 73 on this day in history.
1969 Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland on this day in history.
1969 On January - 10 sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam
1969 USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44
1971 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Richard Wilbur
1971 Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87 on January - 10.
1972 Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan on this day in history.
1972 Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK on January - 10.
1972 Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81 on January - 10.
1973 Gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die on this day in history.
1976 On this day in history chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65
1977 Canada expels four Cubans, two of them diplomats, after RCMP spy investigation on January - 10.
1978 Soyuz 27 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
1978 On January - 10 the USSR sends two cosmonauts into orbit to rendezvous with the Salyut Six space laboratory.
1978 On this day in history john D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71
1979 On this day in history entertainer of the Year Awards
1980 On January - 10 former AFL-CIO president George Meany dies in Washington, DC at age 85.
1980 Last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history el Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"
1982 On this day in history -17ºF (27.2ºC) in Braemar Grampian (equals UK record)
1983 On January - 10 in Los Angeles, the Fraggle Rock children's show debuts on HBO; partly produced in Toronto by Jim Henson
1984 On this day in history argentine ex-president/General Bignone arrested
1984 On January - 10 bulgarian Tupolev 134 crashes at Sofia airport in Bulgaria, 50 die
1984 Clara Peller first asks, "Where's the Beef?" on this day in history.
1984 The U.S. and the Vatican establish diplomatic relations for the first time since 1867 on this day in history.
1984 US establishes full diplomatic relations with Vatican after 117 years on January - 10.
1985 On January - 10 daniel Ortega Saavedra inaugurated as President of Nicaragua
1986 On January - 10 palau signs Compact of Free Association with US