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Notable Historical Events for August 10th

1934Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

1981Pete Rose, 3,631 career hit, breaks Stan Musial's NL hit record

1585English Queen Elizabeth I signs Treaty of Nonsuch: Aid for Netherlands

1985Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle song) for $47 million

1941FDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland

1921FDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello

1950"Sunset Boulevard", starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson, premieres at Radio City Music Hall

1831Former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery

1943Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots

1943Gen Patton calls injured soldier "cowardly"

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Notable Birthdays on August 10th

1959Rosanna Arquette, NYC, actress (Desperately Seeking Susan, After Hour)

1874Herbert Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st US President (1929-1933), (d. 1964)

1898Jack Haley [John Joseph], Boston, Massachusetts, American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)

1967Riddick Bowe, Brooklyn New York, HW boxing champ (Olympic-silver-1988)

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Notable Weddings on August 10th

2002Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii

1946Playwright Moss Hart (41) weds singer and actress Kitty Carlisle (35)

1848Inventor Samuel Morse (57) weds Sarah Elizabeth Griswold in Utica, New York

1941Actor Jackie Coogan (26) weds actress Flower Parry in Gardnerville, Nevada

1912British literary figure (author of "To the Lighthouse") Virginia Woolf (30) weds political theorist Leonard Woolf (31)

2000Lead vocalist Dave Matthews (33) weds Jennifer Ashley Harper

1969Economist Robert F. Engle (26) weds psychologist Marianne Eger

1933Actress Hedy Lamarr (19) weds Hirtenberger Patronen-Fabrik chairman Friedrich Mandl (33)

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Notable Deaths on August 10th

1945Robert H. Goddard, American rocket pioneer, dies at 62

2002Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic) (b. 1962)

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