January 10 in History
1776January 10, 1776:
“Common Sense”, a pamphlet on the need to fight for American independence by Thomas Paine is published.
1901January 10, 1901:
Texas’ first major oil field is discovered.
1920January 10, 1920:
The first intergovernmental organization with a worldwide reach, the League of Nations, is formed.
1946January 10, 1946:
The UN General Assembly’s first session is held at the Methodist Central Hall in London.
1962January 10, 1962:
More than 4000 people are killed in an avalanche in Peru.
1964January 10, 1964:
“Introducing the Beatles”, an album by the Beatles is released, becoming the group’s first United States release.
1971January 10, 1971:
The drama anthology television series, “Masterpiece” makes its debut on the Public Broadcasting Service.
1990January 10, 1990:
“The Sopranos” television classic makes its premiere on HBO.
2008January 10, 2008:
The Tata Nano debuts at the New Delhi Auto Expo in India, becoming the world’s cheapest car at the time.
2019January 10, 2019:
Following the release of the documentary series, “Surviving R. Kelly”, Lady Gaga issues an apology on Twitter for collaborating with the R&B superstar.