Historical Events for 10th October 2019

1695 – King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England
1839 – British troops under General Charles Napier occupy Beirut
1920 – 1st Grandslam in WS (Smith) and 1st unassisted triple play (Wambsganss)
1947 – Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “Allegro” premieres at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
1957 – Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
1957 – Braves’ Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series
1961 – “Milk and Honey” opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
1982 – US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
1985 – Sudan adopts interim constitution
2015 – Bombing at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey kills at least 95, injures 200

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