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Monday, January 10, 2011

Universities and schools in Tunisia are closed following unrest, as President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali says a further 300,000 jobs would be created. //www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE7091ZB20110110 (Reuters) //www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hB-pk_CIvDDEAuGDd7cWeWpH5tAg?docId=CNG.a7256a3419e3e3b03b8d1b50e17ae892.c81 (AFP) //english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2011/01/201111016239214548.html (Al Jazeera)

Saturday, January 10, 2009

A boat carrying eight Somali pirates from the freed supertanker MV "Sirius Star" capsizes in the Gulf of Aden, causing the deaths of five and the loss of their portion of US$3 million in ransom. //www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/piracy/4213168/Somali-pirates-drown-with-ransom-after-freeing-Saudi-supertanker.html (Telegraph)

Friday, January 10, 2003

The INS registration deadline for males in the United States aged 16 and older from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Eritrea, Lebanon, Morocco, North Korea, Oman, Qatar, Somalia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen. A controversial Bush administration policy designed to capture terrorists requires all such men to submit to special registration procedures consisting of fingerprinting, photographing, and lengthy interviews concerning their whereabouts, associations, and activities.
North Korea formally withdraws from the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Enrique Bolaños begins his 5-year term as President of the Republic of Nicaragua.

Monday, January 10, 2000

America Online announces an agreement to purchase Time Warner for $162 billion (the largest-ever corporate merger).
The trawler "Solway Harvester" sinks off the Isle of Man.//news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/603558.stm BBC News | SCOTLAND | Solway Harvester: A tale of tragedy. Retrieved 19 November 2007.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closes at 11,722.98 (at the peak of the Dot-com bubble).
America On-line announces an agreement to buy Time Warner for $162 billion. This is the largest-ever corporate merger.
A United Nations tribunal sentences 5 Bosnian Croats to up to 25 years in prison for the 1993 killing of over 100 Bosnian Muslims in a Bosnian village.//edition.cnn.com/2000/WORLD/europe/03/03/war.crimes.bosnia.02 CNN.com ndash World ndash War crimes tribunal hands Croat general lengthy sentence ndash March 3, 2000. Retrieved 19 November 2007.
The armed wing of the Islamic Salvation Front concludes its negotiations with the government for an amnesty and disbands in Algeria (see Algerian Civil War#GIA destroyed, GSPC discontinues)

Wednesday, January 10, 1990

Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.

Tuesday, January 10, 1989

In accordance with United Nations Security Council Resolution 626 and the New York Accords, Cuban troops begin withdrawing from Angola.

Thursday, January 10, 1985

Kenya recognizes the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR).

Sunday, January 10, 1982

The lowest ever United Kingdom temperature of is recorded at Braemar, in Aberdeenshire. This equals the record set in the same place in 1895 (the record is equalled again at Altnaharra in 1995).

Saturday, January 10, 1981

Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments.

Tuesday, January 10, 1978

Pedro Joaquín Chamorro Cardenal, a critic of the Nicaraguan government, is assassinated. Riots erupt against Somoza's government.

Monday, January 10, 1972

Tuesday, January 10, 1967

Segregationist Lester Maddox is sworn in as Governor of Georgia.

Friday, January 10, 1964

"Introducing...the Beatles" is released by Chicago's Vee-Jay Records to get the jump on Capitol Records' release of "Meet the Beatles!", scheduled for January 20. The two record companies fight over Vee-Jay's release of this album in court.

Wednesday, January 10, 1962

An avalanche on Nevado Huascarán in Peru causes 4,000 deaths.

Sunday, January 10, 1960

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan makes the Wind of Change speech for the first time (see February 3).

Thursday, January 10, 1957

Sunday, January 10, 1954

British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) Flight 781, a de Havilland Comet jet plane, disintegrates in mid-air due to metal fatigue and crashes in the Mediterranean Sea near Elba. All 35 people on board are killed.

Friday, January 10, 1947

The United Nations takes control of the free city of Trieste.

Saturday, January 10, 1942

WWII: The last German air-raid on Liverpool destroys the home of William Patrick Hitler, Adolf Hitler's nephew. William Hitler is at this time in the United States where he later joins the navy to fight against his uncle.

Friday, January 10, 1941

Lend-Lease is introduced into the U.S. Congress.

Wednesday, January 10, 1940

WWII: Mechelen Incident: A German plane carrying secret plans for the invasion of western Europe makes a forced landing in Belgium, leading to mobilization of defense forces in the Low Countries.

Wednesday, January 10, 1934

Thursday, January 10, 1929

First appearance of Hergé's Belgiancomic book hero Tintin as "Tintin in the Land of the Soviets" ("Les Aventures de Tintin, reporter..., au pays des Soviets"), begins serialization in children's newspaper supplement "Le Petit Vingtième".

Thursday, January 10, 1924

The British submarine "L-24" sinks in the English Channel 43 are killed.

Wednesday, January 10, 1923

Poland annexes the Republic of Central Lithuania

Tuesday, January 10, 1922

Saturday, January 10, 1920

League of Nations Covenant enters into force.

Friday, January 10, 1919

January 12 ndash The Freikorps attacks Spartacist supporters around Berlin, Germany.

Saturday, January 10, 1914

Mexican Revolution: Pancho Villa's troops take Ojinaga in the Mexican state of Chihuahua.

Monday, January 10, 1910

Tuesday, January 10, 1899

Wednesday, January 10, 1883

A fire at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee kills 73 people.

Monday, January 10, 1870

Friday, January 10, 1868

Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu declares the emperor's declaration illegal and prepares to attack Kyoto.

Saturday, January 10, 1863

In the Swiss Canton Ticino, the roof of the church of Sant'Antonio in Locarno collapses under the weight of snow, killing 47.ref name=Resoconto/
The first section of the London Underground Railway (Paddington to Farringdon Street) opens.
American Civil War ndash Battle of Arkansas Post: General John McClernand and Admiral David Dixon Porter capture the Arkansas River for the Union.

Friday, January 10, 1862

Thursday, January 10, 1861

American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.

Tuesday, January 10, 1860

The Pemberton Mill collapses in Lawrence, Massachusetts, killing 145 workers.
Ezequiel Zamora, leader of the Federalist Army in Venezuela, was assassinated.

Friday, January 10, 1840

Uniform Penny Post is introduced in the United Kingdom.

Wednesday, January 10, 1838

A fire destroys Lloyd's Coffee House and the Royal Exchange in London.
A fire destroys Lloyd\'s Coffee House and the Royal Exchange in London.

Tuesday, January 10, 1809

Peninsular War: French Marshal Jean Lannes begins the Siege of Zaragoza.

Friday, January 10, 1806

The Dutch in Cape Town surrender to the British.

Tuesday, January 10, 1786

The Treaty of Hopewell is signed between the United States of America and the Chickasaw Nation.

Thursday, January 10, 1709

February ndash In America, Mardi Gras is celebrated one more time with "Masque de la Mobile" in the capital of French Louisianne, Mobile (Alabama), before Mobile is moved 27 miles (43 km) down the Mobile River to Mobile Bay in 1711.

Wednesday, January 10, 1663

The Royal African Company is granted a Royal Charter by Charles II of England.ref name=Cassell's Chronology

Tuesday, January 10, 1645

Sunday, January 10, 1616

Sir Thomas Roe, emissary from the court of King James I of England, presents his credentials to the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, in Ajmer Fort, thus opening the door to the British presence in India.Jehângïr's period of stay at Ajmer was from 5 Shawwäl 1022 to 1 Zil-qä'da 1025 equivalent to November 8, 1613 to October 31, 1616. Roe sailed in the "Lyon" under the command of captain Christopher Newport, best known for his role in the Virginia colonies.

Sunday, January 1, 1475 (Julianian calendar)

Battle of Vaslui: Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire, which was led at that time by Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople.

Sunday, January 1, 1430 (Julianian calendar)

Thursday, January 1, 1422 (Julianian calendar)

Hussite Wars: Battle of Deutschbrod: The Hussites defeat 2,000 Royalist Crusaders.

Wednesday, January 4, 1072 (Julianian calendar)

The Normans conquer Palermo in Sicily.

Wednesday, January 5, 976 (Julianian calendar)

Basil II becomes Eastern Roman Emperor (see Byzantine Emperors).
Brian Boru is inaugurated as King of Munster.
Samuil of Bulgaria starts his reign as Tsar.
Leopold of Babenberg is appointed as Margrave of Austria. The Babenberg family rules Austria until 1246.
The Yuelu Academy is founded during the early Song Dynasty of China.
Zhang Sixun, a Chinese astronomer and engineer, employs the use of liquid mercury in order for the escapement mechanism of his astronomicalclock to function and for metal parts not to rust by using hydraulics (water) or to freeze in winter.

Thursday, January 7, 684 (Julianian calendar)

K\'inich Kan B\'alam II accedes to the rulership of the Maya polity of Palenque.

Sunday, January 10, 236

Pope Fabian succeeds Pope Anterus as the twentieth pope.
Fabian separates Rome into seven deaconships.
Fabian sends seven missionaries to Gaul to evangelize in the large cities.

Thursday, January 12, 69 (Julianian calendar)

Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is adopted by Galba and appointed to deputy Roman Emperor.
Source: Wikipedia