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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1983

Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80

Death
1983

Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM

Event
1985

Sudan adopts interim constitution

Event
1985

US fighter jets force Egyptian plane carrying hijackers of Italian ship Achille Lauro to land in Italy, gunmen are placed in custody

Event
1985

Yul Brynner, [Taidje Khan], actor (King and I), dies of cancer at 65

Death
1985

Orson Welles, actor/dir (Citizen Kane), dies of heart attack at 70

Death
1986

Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres resigns

Event
1986

7.5 Earthquake strikes San Salvador, El Salvador

Event
1987

Garfield Park Nature Center opens, latest in Cleveland Metroparks

Event
1987

Bruce Springsteen releases his 9th album "Tunnel of Love"

Event
1987

Giant's Jeffrey Leonard hits playoff record HR in his 4th cons game

Event
1988

Royals announce that Dick Howser, who underwent surgery for a brain tumor in July, will return to manage the club in 1989

Event
1988

22nd Country Music Assn Award: Highway 101, K T Oslin win

Event
1990

Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67

Death
1990

Oakland A's sweep Red Sox in 4 games to win ALCS

Event
1990

Michael A Salcido, dies at 39

Death
1990

US 67th manned space mission STS 41 (Discovery 11) returns from space

Event
1990

Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56

Death
1991

Ex-postal worker Joseph Harris kills 4 postal workers

Event
1991

Greyhound Bus ends bankruptcy

Event
1991

Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford and Sons), dies of heart attack at 68

Death
1991

Stephen J Falat, dies after long illness at 34

Death
1991

US cuts all foreign aid to Haiti

Event
1992

Actress Ally Sheedy weds actor David Lansbury

Event
1992

Actress Heather Thomas weds entertainment lawyer Skip Brittenham

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