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 This day in History - January 10
432 Historic Events for January 10
1973

Gas tank on Staten Island explodes, 40 die

Event
1973

Travis Davis, NFL strong safety (NO Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars)

Birth
1973

Berry Radstraat, Dutch soccer player (NEC, SCH)

Birth
1973

Glenn Robinson, Gary In, NBA forward (Milw, Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1974

Hollis Thomas, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagles)

Birth
1974

Andre Kirwan, CFL receiver (Toronto Argonauts)

Birth
1975

Shannon Kavanaugh, Boston Mass, rocker (Ivory Soul)

Birth
1976

Chester Arthur Burnett, US blues pianist/harmonica player, dies at 65

Death
1976

Howlin' Wolf, singer/guitarist, dies following brain surgery at 65

Death
1977

20th hat trick in Islander history - Bobby Nystrom

Event
1978

Don Gillis, US composer (Symphony #5«), dies at 65

Death
1978

John D Rockefeller III, US billionaire/philanthropist, dies at 71

Death
1978

Pedro Joaqu¡n Chamorro, of La Prensa, assassinated in Managua

Death
1978

Soyuz 27 carring 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station, launched

Event
1978

Zeb Turner, country-rock performer (Chew Tobacco Rag), dies at 62

Death
1979

Chris H E Smith, [Daddy Mack], Atlanta, rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up)

Birth
1979

Entertainer of the Year Awards

Event
1979

1st brother Billy Carter makes allegedly anti-Semitic remarks

Event
1980

Last broadcast of "Rockford Files" on NBC

Event
1980

Jim Stewart, Bruin's rookie goalie allows 3 goals in his 1st 4 mins and a total of 5 in 1st period; he never again plays in NHL

Event
1980

George Meany, labor leader, dies at 86

Death
1981

Richard Boone, actor (Paladin-Have Gun Will Travel), dies at 63

Death
1981

John Severin sets 100-mi unicycle speed record, 9 h 21 m

Event
1981

El Salvador guerrilla group FMLN opens "general offensive"

Event
1982

Petra Schneider swims world record 1500 m freestyle (15:43.31)

Event