Historical Events on May 10 (Part 2)

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  • 1995 Britain lifts a 23-year ban on ministerial talks with Sinn Fein
  • 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" disaster film written by Michael Crichton starring Helen Hunt and Bill Paxton premieres

Actress Helen Hunt
Actress
Helen Hunt
Novelist Michael Crichton
Novelist
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)
  • 2000 India's population reaches 1 billion, baby girl Aastha born at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital chosen as symbolic billionth
  • 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 thrown by Vladimir Arutyunian lands about 65 feet (20 metres) from U.S. President George W. Bush while giving a speech to a crowd in Tbilisi, Georgia, it malfunctions and does not detonate

43rd US President George W. Bush
43rd US President
George W. Bush
  • 2006 Giogio Napolitano is elected President of Italy, first former communist to become President

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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 Politician Imelda Marcos
First Lady and Politician
Imelda Marcos

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2010 Flavor Flav guest hosts the wrestling show WWE Raw

Rapper & TV star Flavor Flav
Rapper & TV star
Flavor Flav

Music releaseAlbum Release

2011 Christina Perri releases her debut studio album, "lovestrong"

Singer-Songwriter Christina Perri
Singer-Songwriter
Christina Perri
  • 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

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2015 61st British Academy Television Awards: "The Graham Norton Show" Best Comedy, "Happy Valley" Best Drama

TV Host and Comedian Graham Norton
TV Host and Comedian
Graham Norton
  • 2016 Indian fertility clinic announces that a 70 year old woman has successfully gave birth to a baby boy

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2017 USGS releases a report saying that some glaciers in Montana have receded by 85% in the last 50 years
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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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017 Apple becomes the first company to be worth more than $800 billion

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2018 Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record for successive set wins on a single surface (49 on carpet) with 6-3, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman at the Madrid Open (clay)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • 2018 Israel fires missiles at 70 Iranian targets inside Syria after Iran fires missiles into the Golan Heights, with claims Israel struck first in attack on Baath

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2018 New record auction price for a Latin American artwork of $9.76 million for Diego Rivera's "The Rivals"

Painter Diego Rivera
Painter
Diego Rivera
  • 2018 R Kelly's songs removed from Spotify playlists after sexual abuse allegations
  • 2018 China announces plans for the world's largest weather-control mechanism, rain-inducing machines for the Tibetan Plateau (area the size of Alaska)

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2018 Mahathir Mohamad is sworn in as the seventh Prime Minister of Malaysia, the world's oldest leader at 92

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir bin Mohamad
Malaysian Prime Minister
Mahathir bin Mohamad