Historical Events for 10th May 2019

1291 – Scottish nobles recognize authority of English King Edward I
1796 – Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge
1823 – 1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Fort Snelling
1864 – Skirmish at Ny River, Virginia
1872 – Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US presidency by Equal Rights Party at Apollo Hall, NYC
1932 – Senate chairman Albert Lebrun becomes President of France
1969 – In an interview with the ‘Belfast Telegraph’ former Northern Ireland Prime Minister Terence O’Neill states: “if you give Roman Catholics a good job and a good house, they will live like Protestants, … They will refuse to have 18 children”
1978 – “Angel” opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
1996 – 2 US Marine helicopters collided during joint US and British war games
2002 – Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season

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