- 1993 "The X-Files", created by Chris Carter and starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson debuts on Fox
- 1972 American long distance runner Frank Shorter scores a famous win in the men's marathon in 2:12:19.8 at the Munich Olympics
London taxi driver George Smith is the first to be fined for drunk driving
On September 10, 1894
Mike the Headless Chicken is decapitated in Fruita, Colorado; he survives for another 18 months before choking to death.
On September 10, 1945