On This Day in History for September 10 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 115 of 115

  • 1994 Chong Hey swims female record 400m medley (4:01.67)/100m backstroke
  • 1997 Discovery buys Travel Channel for $20 million
  • 2002 Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations
  • 2007 Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
  • 2008 The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in the history of mankind is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2012 16 people are killed by a suicide bombing n Kunduz, Afghanistan
  • 2012 Teachers in Chicago strike effecting 350,000 students
  • 2012 10,000 miners demonstrate at Lonmin mines in Marikana, South Africa
  • 2012 29 people are killed by floods and heavy rain in Vietnam
  • 2012 A left over bazooka grenade in Cambodia explodes and kills three children
  • 2013 16 people are killed after a series of bomb attacks across Iraq
  • 2013 Three people are killed after a Canadian Coast Guard helicopter crashes in the Arctic Ocean
  • 2015 Floods and landslides in North East Japan, centered on Joso force 90,000 to evacuate their homes
  • 2015 New human-like species - Homo Naledi announced by Scientists and a team of female archaeologists, found deep in caves in South Africa
  • 2015 Northern Ireland's First Minister Peter Robinson resigns in wake of IRA supposed killing of Kevin McGuigan

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Weddings in History

Deaths in History