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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1988

Arias Arnulfo, 3 time president of Panama, dies at 86

Death
1988

Matt Biondi swims world record 100m free style (48.42 sec)

Event
1988

UN estimates Asia's population hits 3 billion

Event
1988

Rodrigo Borja installed as president of Ecuador

Event
1989

A's bat out of order against White Sox in 3rd inning

Event
1989

Australia 0-301 at end of day one, 5th Test Cricket at Trent Bridge

Event
1990

Richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies

Death
1990

US's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus

Event
1991

NFL sportscaster Paul Maquire suffers a heart attack at 53

Event
1991

"Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 7 perfs

Event
1991

Josef Lipski, Polish politician, dies

Death
1992

Soyuz TM-15 lands

Event
1992

Satellite TOPEX/Poseidon launched

Event
1993

Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82

Death
1993

Charlotte Anne Lopez, 16, of Vermont, crowned 11th Miss Teen USA

Event
1994

Last British troops leave Hong Kong (been there since Sept 1841)

Event
1994

Kay Petre, early racing driver, dies at 91

Death
1994

Bill Baker, singer, dies at 58

Death
1994

Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Cura‡ao, murdered at 58

Death
1995

Dodgers leading 2-1 in 9th forfeit game to Cards, fans become unruly

Event
1995

Fay Honey Knopp, activist, dies at 76

Death
1995

Peter Lancelot Williams, dance journalist, dies at 81

Death
1996

Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24

Event
1996

Bob Dole picks Jack Kemp as his Republican VP running mate

Event
1996

Dare and Go ends Cigars record tying victory streak at 16

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