Sunday, March 11, 2012
MARCH 10th THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Famous Quote Said On March 10
Who looks in the sun will see no light else; but also he will see no shadow.
Henry David Thoreau, 1841
Mar 10 Birthdays
Osama bin Laden
James Earl Ray
Mar 10 In History
Warner Bros. releases its first major film My Four Years in Germany.
US issues paper money ($5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 & $1000)
The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria.
Louisiana Purchase: In St. Louis, Missouri, a formal ceremony is conducted to transfer ownership of the Louisiana Territory from France to the United States.
Daniel Boone begins his exploration of Kentucky
This Day in Business
The NASDAC Composite stock market index peaks (5132.52) - starting the downward trend of the dot.com era.
This Day in Entertainment
Prince Charles and British royal party members are caught in an avalanche while skiing.
This Day in Geography
U.S. Senate signs the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ending the Mexican American war
This Day in Sports
Brooklyn Dodgers announced their players are required to wear batting helmets
March 10th Holiday
Tibetan Uprising Day - Commemorates the 1959 Tibetan Uprising against the Chinese government in Tibet.
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