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Aug 10, 1948

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Events:


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History Facts:


10-08-1809 Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)
10-08-1821 Missouri becomes 24th state
10-08-1846 Smithsonian Institute established
10-08-1866 Transatlantic cable laid - Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria
10-08-1945 Robert Goddard father of American rocketry dies
10-08-1948 ABC enters network TV at 7 PM - WJZ NY
10-08-1960 Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned 1st object from space
10-08-1965 Joe Engle in X-15 reaches 82 km
10-08-1966 Lunar Orbiter 1 launched
10-08-1973 1st BART train travels thru transbay tube to Montgomery St Station
10-08-1981 Pete Rose tops Stan Musial's NL record of 3630 hits
10-08-1986 Billy Martin day Yanks retire #1

Famous Birthdays:


10-08-1874 Herbert Hoover, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933)
10-08-1900 Norma Shearer
10-08-1910 Angus Campbell, psychologist, sociologist
10-08-1916 Noah Beery Jr., Actor (Tugboat Annie)
10-08-1923 Rhonda Fleming, in Hollywood Calif
10-08-1924 Martha Hyer
10-08-1925 Mike Douglas, TV Host
10-08-1928 Eddie Fisher, singer
10-08-1933 Jerry Falwell, Evangelist
10-08-1938 Diana Muldaur
10-08-1942 Betsy Johnson
10-08-1943 Ronnie Spector, NYC

Date Format By Country

Afghanistan, Japan : 1948-08-10
Argentina, Bahrain, Barbados, Bolivia, Brunei, Cape Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Malta, Moldova, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Oman, Palau, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Qatar, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe : 10-08-1948
Federated States of Micronesia : 08-10-1948
Australia, Belize : 10-08-1948 or 08-10-1948
Macau, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom : 1948-08-10 or 10-08-1948
Albania : 1948-08-10 or 10/08/1948
Algeria, Brazil, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Thailand : 10/08/1948
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greenland, Iceland, Kyrgyzstan, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey : 10.08.1948
Austria : 10.8.1948 or 10.8.48 or 10. August 1948 or 10. August 48
Bangladesh : 10-08-48 or 48-08-10
Belgium : 10-08-1948
Turkmenistan : 10.08.1948 or 10.08.48
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia : 10. 8. 1948. or 10. August 1948.
Czech Republic : 10. 8. 1948 or 10. August 1948
Cambodia : 1948-08-10 or 10-08-1948
Canada : 10-08-1948 or 1948 08 10 or 10/08/48 or Aug/10/1948 or Aug 10, 1948 or August 10, 1948 or August-10-48 or 1948-08-10 or 10 August 1948
China, Lithuania, Taiwan - Republic of China : 1948-08-10
Denmark : 10-08-1948 or 10-08-48 or 1948-08-10 or 19480810 or 10. August 1948 or 10/8-48 or 10/8-1948
Estonia : 10.8.1948 or 10. August 1948
Finland, Serbia : 10.8.1948 or 10. August 1948
France, Ireland : 10/08/1948 or 10-08-1948
Germany : 10.08.48 or 10.8.48 or 10.08.1948 or 10.8.1948 or 1948-08-10 or 10. August 1948
Hong Kong : 10/08/48 or 10/8/48 or 10/08/1948 or 10/8/1948 or 1948/08/10
Hungary : 1948. 08. 10.
India : 10-08-1948 or 19480810 or 1948 08 10 or 1948-08-10
Iran : 1948/08/10 or 48/8/10 or 1948-08-10 or 10 August 1948
Kazakhstan : 1948.10.08 or 10.08.1948 or 10.08.48
Kenya : 48/08/10 or 10/08/1948 or 8/10/1948
Korea : 1948.08.10 or 1948/08/10
Latvia : 10.08.1948 or 1948.08.10
Luxembourg : 10/08/1948 or 10.8.1948
Maldives : th 1948f August, 1948 or 10.08.1948 or 10.08.48 or 10/08/48 or 10/08/1948 or 10-08-48 or 10-08-1948
Mongolia : 1948.08.10
Montenegro : 10.8.1948
Netherlands : 10-08-48 or 10-08-1948 or 10 August 48 or 10 August 1948
Nigeria : 10/08/48
Norway : 10.08.1948 or 100848 or 1948-08-10 or 10/8-48
Pakistan, Spain : 10/08/48 or 10/08/1948
Philippines : August 10, 1948 or 10-08-1948
Portugal : 10/08/1948 or 10-08-1948 or 1948-08-10
Poland : 10.08.1948
Romania : 10.08.1948 or 10-Aug-1948
Russia : 10.08.1948 or 10.08.48
Saudi Arabia : 10/08/1948 or 08/10/1948
Slovakia : 10. 08. 1948
Slovenia : 1948.08.10 or 10.8.1948 or 10. August 1948
South Africa : 1948-08-10 or 10/8/48
Sweden : 1948-08-10 or 10/8 1948 or 10/8 -48 or 10.08.1948
Ukraine : 10.08.48 or 10.08.1948 or 10/08/1948
United States of America : 08/10/48 or 08/10/1948 or 10 August 1948 or 10 Aug 1948 or 1948-08-10
Uzbekistan : 10.08.1948 or 10/08 1948

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