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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