Mike Corthell

Mike Corthell
Editor & Publisher at Fryeburg Free Press MEDIA

Thursday, January 10, 2013

On This Day, January 10

















Gusher signals start of U.S. oil industry 


AMERICAN REVOLUTION
North Carolina governor calls on Loyalists to combat rebels1776
AUTOMOTIVE
World's cheapest car debuts in India2008
CIVIL WAR
William Seward is named secretary of state1861
COLD WAR
Cuban troops begin withdrawal from Angola,1989
CRIME
Green Beret indicted for murder1994
DISASTER
Avalanche kills thousands in Peru1962
GENERAL INTEREST
League of Nations instituted1920
Griffith elected president of Irish Free State1922
U.S. troops depart Germany1923
First meeting of the United Nations1946
HOLLYWOOD
AOL-Time Warner formed2000
LITERARY
Dashiell Hammett dies,1961
MUSIC
"Convoy," by C.W. McCall, is the #1 song on the U.S. pop charts1976
OLD WEST
Outlaw Frank James born in Missouri1843
PRESIDENTIAL
FDR introduces the lend-lease program1941
Johnson asks for more funding for Vietnam War,1967
SPORTS
Dwight Clark makes The Catch1982
VIETNAM WAR
Johnson asks for surcharge to pay for the war1967
Hubert Humphrey criticizes President Nixon1972
WORLD WAR I
Harding orders U.S. troops home from Germany1923
WORLD WAR II
Lend-Lease introduced into Congress1941

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