Historical Events on May 10 (Part 2)

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  • 1995 In South Africa, 104 miners killed in an elevator accident
  • 1995 Real Zaragoza of Spain win 35th European Cup Winner's Cup against Arsenal of England 2-1 in Paris

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1996 "Twister" written by Michael Crichton starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton premieres

Actress Helen Hunt
Helen Hunt
Novelist Michael Crichton
Michael Crichton
  • 1996 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US & British war games
  • 1996 Excel Communications, Inc. becomes the youngest company ever to join the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), trading under the symbol (ECI).
  • 1997 Chicago Cubs turn baseballs 68th triple play (vs SF Giants)
  • 2001 In Ghana, a stampede at a football game kills over 120 spectators.
  • 2002 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season
  • 2003 The May 2003 tornado outbreak sequence takes place.

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2005 A hand grenade which was thrown by Vladimir Arutyunian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while he was giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, but it malfunctions and does not detonate.

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush

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2008 Philippine court acquits Imelda Marcos in a 17-year-old case of 32 counts of illegal transfer of wealth totaling $863 million in Swiss bank accounts.

First Lady and Politican Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politican
Imelda Marcos
  • 2012 The Red Cross suspends all humanitarian work in Pakistan after a worker was kidnapped and killed
  • 2012 Two bombings in Damascus, Syria, kill 55 people and injure 370

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2013 Joe Sakic is hired by his former team, the Colorado Avalanche, as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations

NHL Legend Joe Sakic
NHL Legend
Joe Sakic

Music releaseAlbum Release

2013 Agnetha Faltskog releases a new album called "A"

  • 2014 The African National Congress wins the 2014 South African General Election
  • 2014 59th Eurovision Song Contest: Conchita Wurst for Austria wins singing "Rise Like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen
  • 2015 61st British Academy Television Awards: "The Graham Norton Show" Best Comedy, "Happy Valley" Best Drama
  • 2016 Indian fertility clinic announces that a 70 year old woman has successfully gave birth to a baby boy
  • 2017 US President Donald Trump shares classified information about ISIS plot with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in the Oval Office
  • 2017 Apple becomes the first company to be worth more than $800 million