Today in History

Listings for Friday, July 10, 2020.

Birthdays:


Events:
  • 1890 Wyoming becomes the 44th state.
  • 1925 USSR's official news agency TASS established.
  • 1925 The Scopes "Monkey Trial" on evolution, starts.
  • 1940 Battle of Britain begins as Nazi forces attack by air.
  • 1962 Telstar, 1st communications satelite launched.
  • 1966 Orbiter 1 Launched to moon.
  • 1980 Ayatollah Khomeini releases Iran hostage Richard I. Queen
  • 1985 French agents sink Greenpeace "Rainbow Warrior" in New Zealand.

That's all for today.



Today In History