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?