Historical Events for 10th August 2018

1585 – English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Netherlands
1678 – Netherlands and France sign peace treaty in Nijmegen
1809 – Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)
1893 – Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
1904 – Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli (future Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest
1911 – Parliament Act reduces power of UK’s House of Lords
1934 – Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player
1979 – Ecuador adopts its 17th constitution, extending citizenship and suffrage to all Ecuadorians over 18
1986 – Betsy King wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
2013 – 6 people are killed after Paluweh volcano erupts in Indonesia

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