This day in history: 1st color pics of Earth from space
What happened on this date in history…May 10th?
1752 – Benjamin Franklins 1st tests the lightning rod
1752 – Ben Franklin’s performs his kite-flying experiment
1908 – 1st Mother’s Day observed (Phila)
1910 – Comet Halley’s closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass
1924 – J. Edgar Hoover appointed head of FBI
1969 – Apollo 10 transmit 1st color pictures of Earth from space
1899 –Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)
1902 – David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind)
1986 – Tommy Lee drummer of Motley Crue marries Heather Locklear
1977 – Joan Crawford, actress (Mildred Pierce), dies at 69
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