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10 March

241BC – Roman Republic – Battle of the Egadi Islands (First Punic War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Egadi_Islands

483 – Rome – Pope Simplicius died. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Simplicius

1045 – Rome – Pope Benedict IX forces Pope Sylvester III’s expulsion. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Sylvester_III

1629 – England – Charles I dissolved Parliament, beginning Personal Rule. http://bcw-project.org/church-and-state/the-kings-peace/personal-rule

1800 – UK – George Hudson born in Howsham (Railwayman/Politician). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Hudson

1814 – France – Battle of Laon ended (War of Sixth Coalition). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Laon

1816 – Argentina – Action of Juncalito (Argentine War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Action_of_Juncalito

1830 – Dutch East Indies – Royal Netherlands East Indies Army created (officially). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Netherlands_East_Indies_Army

1831 – France – Foreign Legion established by King Louis-Philippe.  http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/french-foreign-legion-founded


1864 – USA – Red River Campaign began (American Civil War). https://youtu.be/vZA9VHYZVYk  http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/mansfield/mansfield-history-articles/redriverjoiner.html


1876 – USA – Alexander Graham Bell made first successful telephone call in Boston. https://youtu.be/0Ts3SdqEjBk  http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2008/03/dayintech_0310

1896 – Italy – Prime Minister Francesco Crispi resigned. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Crispi

1906 – France – Explosion at Courrières mine, 1,099 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courri%C3%A8res_mine_disaster

1909 – Siam – Anglo-Siamese Treaty signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anglo-Siamese_Treaty_of_1909


1915 – France – Battle of Neuve Chapelle began (WWI). https://youtu.be/Hl2pevdTAN8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Neuve_Chapelle

1922 – USA – Earthquake measuring 6.1Mw, epicentre in Parkfield, California. http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/parkfield/1922.php

1922 – India – Mahatma Gandhi arrested. http://www.nationalgeographic.org/thisday/mar10/gandhi-arrested-sedition/


1933 – USA – Earthquake measuring 6.4 MW, epicentre in Long Beach, California, 115 killed. https://youtu.be/Fki1HJ5tSO8 WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://nisee.berkeley.edu/long_beach/long_beach.html

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

1943 – USA – US Navy plane crashed near Lake Becharof, AK, 8 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19430310-0

1945 – USA – US Navy plane crashed near Kodiak NAS, AK, 8 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450310-0

1945 – Philippines – USAAF plane crashed near Tanauan Airfield, 37 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19450310-1

1946 – Australia – Australian National Airways plane crashed at Derwent River Estuary, Tasmania, 25 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19460310-0

1948 – USA – Delta Air Lines Flight 705 crashed at Chicago, IL, 12 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19480310-1

1949 – Palestine/Egypt/Lebanon – First Arab-Israeli War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1948_Arab%E2%80%93Israeli_War

1949 – Australia – Queensland Airlines plane crashed at Coolangatta Airpiort, 21 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19490310-0

1950 – Vietnam – Société Indochinoise de Transport Aériens plane crashed near Saigon, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500310-0

1952 – Cuba – Fulgencio Batista appointed himself Provisional President, after coup. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgencio_Batista

1952 – Philippines – Philippines Air Lines plane crashed near Cebu-Lahug Airport, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19520310-0

1953 – Argentina – Plane crashed near San Pedro de Colalao, 4 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19530310-0


1959 – Tibet – Tibetan Uprising began. https://youtu.be/bu-rCthcSxU https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1959_Tibetan_uprising

1968 – Laos – Battle of Lima Site 85 began (Vietnam War). https://youtu.be/UC3mqwVuLgU  WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Lima_Site_85

1975 – Vietnam – Battle of Ban Me Thuo began (Vietnam War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ban_Me_Thuot


1989 – Canada – Air Ontario Flight 1363 crashed at Dryden Municipal Airport, Ontario, 24 killed. https://youtu.be/g2o5EIWNxrY WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19890310-1

1994 – Norway – Paralympic VI Winter Games Opening Ceremony in Lillehammer. http://www.paralympic.org/lillehammer-1994

2011 – China – Earthquake measuring 5.4Mw, epicentre in Yunnan, 26 killed. http://earthquake-report.com/yingjiang-yunnan-china-earthquake-march-10-2011/

2017 – South Korea – Hwang Kyo-ahn became President. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hwang_Kyo-ahn

York

1787 – William Etty born (Artist). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Etty