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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1973

9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4

Event
1973

27th NBA Championship: NY Knicks beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 1

Event
1973

Jerome Williams, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)

Birth
1974

Janet Reasons, Port Orchard Washington, Miss America-Washington (1997)

Birth
1974

7th ABA championship: NY Nets beats Utah Stars, 4 games to 1

Event
1974

Grant Williams, NFL tackle (Seattle Seahawks)

Birth
1975

Adam Deadmarsh, Trail BC, NHL center (Colorado Avalanche, Oly-98)

Birth
1975

Brian Oldfield of US put shot 75', an unofficial record

Event
1976

George Curzon, dies at 77

Death
1977

Amanda Borden, Cincinnati Ohio, gymnast (World-silv-94, Oly-gold-96)

Birth
1977

Joan Crawford, actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 69

Death
1978

Liverpool wins 23rd Europe Cup

Event
1978

"Angel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances

Event
1979

Federated States of Micronesia becomes self-governing

Event
1979

Louis Paul Boon, Flemish writer (Eros and the Lonely Man), dies at 67

Death
1979

John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Morton, satirist (Beachcomber), dies

Death
1979

Vivekananda (Sri Lanka) completes nonstop cycle ride of 187 hrs, 28 min, around Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo, Sri Lanka [From May 2]

Event
1979

John McMullen becomes CEO of Houston Astros

Event
1980

"Happy New Year" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 17 performances

Event
1981

Montreal Expo Charlie Lee no-hits SF Giants, 4-0

Event
1981

Francois Mitterrand defeats Valery Giscard d'Estang for Pres of France

Event
1981

Amy Alcott wins LPGA Lady Michelob Golf Tournament

Event
1982

Peter Weiss, German playwright (Marat-Sade), dies at 65

Death
1982

Jean C M Picart le Doux, French designer, dies

Death
1982

WABC joins ABC's All Talk radio network

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