What Happened on March 10

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Historical Events

1830 – The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created
1849 – Abraham Lincoln applies for a patent (only US President to do so) for a device to lift a boat over shoals and obstructions
1948 – 5th Golden Globes: “Gentleman’s Agreement”, Ronald Colman, and Rosalind Russell win
1962 – Due to its no black policy, Phillies leave Jack Tar Harrison Hotel and move to Rocky Point Motel, 20 miles outside Clearwater, Florida
1963 – MLB infielder Pete Rose debuts with Cincinnati at spring training in Tampa, Florida; hits in his first 2 at bats
2015 – “See You Again” released by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth commissioned by film “Furious 7” as tribute to Paul Walker (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)

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Famous Birthdays

1771 – Georg Friedrich Creuzer, German classical scholar (Idea und Probe), born in Marburg an der Lahn, Hesse (d. 1858)
1943 – Sandra Palmer, American golfer (Titleholders Championship 1972, US Open 1975), born in Fort Worth, Texas
1945 – Katharine Houghton, American actress (Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner), born in Hartford, Connecticut
1961 – Mitch Gaylord, American gymnast (Olympics 1984), actor (American Anthem), born in Van Nuys, California
1968 – Thio Li-ann, Singaporean law academic and Nominated Member of Parliament
1998 – Justin Herbert, American NFL player (LA Chargers), born in Eugene, Oregon

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Famous Deaths

1872 – Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Giovane Italy), dies at 66
1897 – Teodulo Mabellini, Italian composer, dies at 79
1940 – Louis de Vries, Dutch actor (Blokkade, Ghetto, Merchant of Venice), dies at 68
1982 – Minoru Shirota, Japanese microbiologist and founder of the Yakult Honsha beverage company, dies at 82
2003 – Barry Sheene, British motorcycle racer, dies at 52
2021 – Stephen Scott, American composer (Bowed Piano Ensemble; Vikings of Sunrise), and educator (Colorado College), dies from complications of dementia at 76

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