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Notable Historical Events for May 10th

1964Mickey Wright wins LPGA Squirt Ladies' Golf Open Invitational

1953Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Sacramento Golf Open

1970Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open

192964th British Golf Open: Walter Hagen shoots a 292 at Muirfield Gullane

1948Winston Churchill visits The Hague

1865Jefferson Davis captured at Irwinsville Georgia

1941Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland

1993Bill Walton is inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

2013Joe Sakic is hired by his former team, the Colorado Avalanche, as Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations

1503Columbus discovers Cayman Islands

May 10th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on May 10th

1838John Wilkes Booth, American stage actor and assassin (President Lincoln)

1909Maybelle Carter, Nickelsville Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)

1957Sid Vicious, [John Simon Ritchie], London England, bassist (Sex Pistols)

1930Pat Summerall, Lake City Florida, NFL player (NY Giants)/sportscaster (CBS)

1960Bono [Paul Hewson], Dublin, Ireland, rocker (U2-Joshua Tree)

1899Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)

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Notable Weddings on May 10th

2005Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) weds British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) in Costa Careyes, Mexico

19271954 Nobel Prize winner in Literature Ernest Hemingway (27) weds journalist Pauline Pfeiffer (31)

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Notable Deaths on May 10th

1863Thomas Jackson, ["Stonewall"], Confederate general (Civil War), dies at 39

1818Paul Revere, American patriot, dies

1955Tommy Burns, Canadian boxer, dies of a heart attack at 73

1994John Wayne Gacy, mass murderer, executed in Illinois at 52

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