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10 January

49BCE – Roman Republic – Caesar’s Civil War began. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caesar%27s_Civil_War

236 – Rome – Fabian became Pope. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Fabian

314 – Rome – Pope Miltiades died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Miltiades

681 – Rome – Pope Agatho died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Agatho

1276 – Rome – Pope Gregory X died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Gregory_X

1475 – Moldavia – Battle of Vaslui (Moldavian-Ottoman Wars). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Vaslui

1645 – England – Archbishop William Laud beheaded at Tower of London. http://bcw-project.org/biography/archbishop-william-laud

1791 – USA – Siege of Dunlap’s Station began (Northwest Indian War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Dunlap%27s_Station

1863 – UK – London Underground opened between Paddington and Farringdon stations. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/londonunderground/history/1606.aspx     http://www.engineering-timelines.com/scripts/engineeringItem.asp?id=1054


1901 – USA – Oil gusher discovered in Spindletop, Beaumont, Texas. https://youtu.be/X-lYdxp-g-A http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gusher-signals-start-of-us-oil-industry

1916 – Ottoman Empire – Ezurum Offensive began (WWI). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erzurum_Offensive

1938 – USA – Northwest Airlines Flight 2 crashed near Bozeman, Montana, 10 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19380110-0

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Wilhelmshaven (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1942 – Indonesia – MLD plane missing off Kema, 6 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420110-1

1943 – Bermuda – US Navy plane crashed, 8 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430110-0

1944 – Germany – RAF attacked Berlin, Solingen & Kelfeld (WWII). http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1945 – USA – American Airlines plane crashed near Burbank- Hollywood, CA, 24 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450110-0

1945 – Bosnia & Herzegovina – Deutsche Lufthansa plane crashed at Prnjavor, 7 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450110-4

1946 – UK – First General Assembly of the United Nations opened in London. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-meeting-of-the-united-nations


1946 – USA – Project Diana. https://youtu.be/uAiC6J89Tr0  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Project_Diana

1949 – China – Huaihai Campaign ended (Chinese Civil War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huaihai_Campaign

1952 – UK – Aer Lingus plane crashed at Cwm Edno, Wales, 23 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520110-0

1954 – USA – Union Producing Comp plane crashed near Shreveport, LA, 12 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540110-0


1954 – Italy – BOAC Flight 781 crashed near Elba, 35 killed. https://youtu.be/hMeGK8lKRrU WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540110-1

1957 – UK – Harold Macmillan became Prime Minister (Conservative). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/harold-macmillan

1966 – USSR – Tashkent Declaration signed (Indo-Pakistan War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tashkent_Declaration

1984 – Bulgaria – Balkan Bulgarian Airlines plane crashed near Sofia-Vrazhdebna Airport, 50 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19840110-0

1985 – Nicaragua – Daniel Ortega became President. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Ortega


2000 – Switzerland – Crossair Flight 498 crashed near Nassenwil, 10 killed. https://youtu.be/LZ26UdDg4S4 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20000110-0

2001 – USA – Earthquake measuring 7.0Mw, epicentre in Kodiak Island, Alaska.


2005 – USA – Mudslide in La Conchita, California, 10 killed. https://youtu.be/MJMnxYDSwYs WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressinghttp://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1067/508of05-1067.html


2011 – Australia – Flooding in Lockyer Valley, South East Queensland, 9 killed. http://youtu.be/XMAXduRq_Sc WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010%E2%80%9311_Queensland_floods

2012 – Pakistan – Khyber Agency bombing. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2012_Khyber_Agency_bombing

2012 – Indonesia – Earthquake measuring 7.2Mw, epicentre off coast of northern Sumatra. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eqinthenews/2012/usc0007ir5/

2013 – Pakistan – Bomb explosions in Quetta, 100+ killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20969443

2015 – Mozambique – Mass poisoning at a funeral in Tete Province, 75 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-30777316

2015 – Pakistan – Karachi traffic accident, 62 killed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-30766412

York

1952 – York Art Society headquarters opened in Marygate Tower