Historical Events for 10th October 2018

1471 – Battle of Brunkeberg: Swedish regent Sten Sture defeats forces led by Danish King Christian I
1930 – Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years
1945 – Detroit Tigers beat Chicago Cubs, 4 games to 3 in 42nd World Series
1958 – US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1962 – Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack
1970 – Fiji gains independence from Britain (National Day)
1971 – Rain washes out Game 2, 1st World Series postponement since 1962
1974 – Labour Party led by Harold Wilson wins UK general election
1979 – Recorded trace of snow in Central Park NYC
2014 – Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi win the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

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