History April 10th

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  1. mscbkc070904

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    0837 - Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
    0847 - St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
    0879 - Louis III, crowned King of France
    1516 - 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
    1790 - Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth
    1790 - US Patent system forms
    1825 - 1st hotel in Hawaii opens
    1869 - Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9
    1878 - Calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service
    1887 - President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il
    1912 - RMS Titanic sets sail for its 1st and last voyage
    1923 - Hitler demands "hatred and more hatred" in Berlin
    1925 - Czarina re-christened Stalingrad (now Volgograd)
    1930 - Synthetic rubber 1st produced
    1932 - Paul von Hindenburg elected 1st German president (Hitler is 2nd)
    1938 - Austria becomes a state of Germany
    1938 - NY makes syphilis test mandatory in order to get a marriage license
    1944 - Soviet forces liberate Odessa from Nazis
    1945 - Allies liberate 1st #@!&% concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
    1945 - US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
    1945 - US troops liberate #@!&% concentration camp at Buchenwald, Germany
    1953 - "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC)
    1957 - Suez canal reopens for all traffic
    1957 - USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
    1961 - Adolf Eichmann tried as a war criminal in Israel
    1963 - Thresher, US atomic-powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston
    1972 - 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
    1972 - US, USSR and 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
    1979 - Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian and a Bulgarian
    1984 - US Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors
    1989 - Intel corp announces shipment of 80-486 chip
    1989 - H J Heinz, Van Camp Seafood and Bumble Bee Seafood say they would not buy tuna caught in nets that also trap dolphins
    1995 - NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more