Wednesday, July 10, 2024

History for July 10

History for July 10 -  
Nikola Tesla 1856
  • 1821 - U.S. troops took possession of Florida. The territory was sold by Spain.
  • 1913 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the U.S. was 134 degrees in Death Valley, CA.
  • 1925 - The official news agency of the Soviet Union, TASS, was established.
  • 1940 - The 114-day Battle of Britain began during World War II.
  • 1985 - Coca-Cola resumed selling the old formula of Coke, it was renamed "Coca-Cola Classic." It was also announced that they would continue to sell "New" Coke.
  • 1998 - The U.S. military delivered the remains of Air Force 1st Lt. Michael Blassie to his family in St. Louis. He had been placed in Arlington Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown in 1984. His identity had been confirmed with DNA tests.

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