Cool crap that happened on my birthday

My Birthday is April 10th, 1980. Lots of cool crap happened on April 10th, down through the ages, and here is some of it...

0879 - Louis III, crowned King of France.
1790 - The U.S. patent system was formed.
1829 - William Booth is born. Founder of the Salvation Army. Died: 1912
1841 - Horace Greely starts the New York Tribune.
1847 - Joseph Pulitzer is born. He was a famous publisher. Died: 1911.
1849 - The safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in New York.
1865 - The day after surrendering, General Robert E. Lee addresses his army for a farewell.
1866 - The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was organized.
1872 - 1st National black convention meets in New Orleans.
1872 - Arbor Day is first observed (Nebraska).
1896 - Greek runner Spiridon Loues wins 1st modern Olympic marathon in Athens.
1906 - O. Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" is published.
1912 - The Titanic departed on its fateful voyage.
1916 - The first PGA (Professional Golfers Association) tournament is held (Bronxville, NY).
1925 - F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, is published.
1930 - Synthetic rubber is first produced.
1936 - John Earl Madden the famous football player and sports caster is born.
1939 - Hit radio quiz show "Dr. I.Q., the Mental Banker" premieres.
1941 - Croatia declares it's independence.
1941 - The author Paul Edward Theroux is born.
1947 - Jackie Robinson became the 1st African American in major league baseball.
1950 - Ken Griffey Sr., the baseball player was born.
1951 - The "sort of" actor, Steven Seagal, is born.
1953 - "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC).
1960 - Brian Setzer (Musician, Singer, Songwriter) is born.
1970 - Paul McCartney announced the official split of the Beatles.
1980 - Another Brick in the Wall (Part II) by Pink Floyd was the #1 album in the US.
1980 - Angels sing, and the world rejoices! At long last, TheAlmightyGuru is born!
1984 - The teen-idol, Mandy Moore is born.
1984 - Zoe of Melbourne Australia becomes the 1st frozen-embryo child.
1988 - Child actor, Haley Joel Osment, is born.
1989 - Intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip.

Would you like to know what cool crap happened on your birthday?
www.scopesys.com/anyday
www.historychannel.com/tdih
www.famousbirthdays.com
www.onmybirthday.com

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