Historical Events In May - 10
Monday, 20 March 2023
1944 On this day in history chinese offensive in West-Yunnan
1944 On May - 10 smith v Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal
1945 On May - 10 allies capture Rangoon from the Japanese
1945 On this day in history russian troops occupy Prague
1946 Umberto II succeeds Victor Emmanuel III as king of Italy on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history the first attack by Egyptian irregular forces at Kfar Darom Israel
1948 Winston Churchill visits The Hague on May - 10.
1950 On this day in history the first Netherlands-US telex sent
1950 John G Fletcher, US poet (Burning Mountain), dies on this day in history.
1954 Bolshoi-ballet does not appear in Paris France on May - 10.
1954 George Hirst, cricketer (36,323 1st-class runs, 2739 wickets), dies on this day in history.
1956 French Government sends 50,000 reservists to Algeria on May - 10.
1959 Soviet forces arrive in Afghánistán on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history john F Kennedy wins primary in West Virginia
1960 US atomic sub USS Triton completes first circumnavigation of globe under water on May - 10.
1960 On this day in history juri Olescha, writer, dies at 61
1961 On this day in history "Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London
1963 On this day in history decca signs the Rolling Stones on advice of Beatle George Harrison
1964 On this day in history carol Haney, dancer (Pantomime Quiz), dies at 35
1965 On this day in history hubertus J van Mook, Dutch min of Colonization (1942-45), dies at 70
1966 On May - 10 25ºF lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in May
1967 Keith Richards, Brian Jones & Mick Jagger arrested on drug charges on May - 10.
1967 On May - 10 stockholm Vietnam-Tribunal declares US aggression in Vietnam/Cambodia
1967 On this day in history uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1968 Viet Nam peace talks begin in Paris, albeit on a preliminary level on May - 10.
1968 On this day in history vietnam peace talks began in Paris between the US & North Vietnam
1968 On this day in history maurie Sievers, cricket medium-pacer (Austral v England 1936-37), dies
1969 On May - 10 apollo 10 transmit first color pictures of Earth from space
1969 On May - 10 turtles play the White House, Mark Volman falls off stage 5 times
1969 On May - 10 uS troops begin attack on Hill 937/Hamburger Hill
1970 Stanley Cup Boston Bruins sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games on this day in history.
1970 Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins sweep St Louis Blues in 4 games on May - 10.
1971 US special delivery rates go from 45¢ to 60¢ on this day in history.
1971 On May - 10 mihail Jora, composer, dies at 79
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