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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1940

William Cash, MP

Birth
1940

French marines stationed on Aruba

Event
1940

Dutch-Indies Gov Van Starkenborch proclaims end to state of siege

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1940

Dutch torpedo boat Johan van Galen sinks

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1940

British Local Defense Volunteers (Home Guard) forms

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1940

Euphemia "Phemia" Molkenboer, Dutch author/poster artist, dies at 56

Death
1941

Danny Rapp, Phila, rocker (Danny and Juniors)

Birth
1941

Ken Berry, baseball player (White Sox, Angels, Brewers, Indians)

Birth
1941

Win Bischoff, CEO (Schroders)

Birth
1941

Queen Wilhelmina on Radio Orange warns against treason

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1941

England's House of Commons and Holborn Theater destroyed in a blitz

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1941

Adolph Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland

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1941

67th Preakness: Eddie Arcaro aboard Whirlaway wins in 1:58.8

Event
1942

Ingram Douglas Marshall, composer

Birth
1942

Bill Coday, US singer (You're Gonna Then Me)

Birth
1942

Joseph M Weber, comedian/singer (Weber and Lewis Fields), dies at 74

Death
1943

James Earl Chaney, US civil rights activist

Birth
1943

Donovan, [Leitch], Scotland, guitarist/folk singer (Mellow Yellow)

Birth
1943

Maurice-Albert Raskin, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

Death
1943

Arnaud/Armand Fraiteur, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

Death
1943

Andr‚ Bertulot, Belgian resistance fighter, hanged

Death
1943

Bruce Raymond, jockey

Birth
1944

Smith v Allwright (excluding Blacks from primary voting) is illegal

Event
1944

Kathy Farrer, LPGA golfer

Birth
1944

Jim Abrahams, Shorewood WI, director (Hot Shots, Top Secret)

Birth