Lost and Found – October 10th Edition

What to remember about October 10th…

  • 0732  Coalition of Christian forces defeats Moorish army at Battle of Tours; ends Muslim expansion into Western Europe
  • 1845  United States Naval Academy opens at Annapolis, Maryland with a class of 50 midshipmen
  • 1944  Over 800 Gypsy children are gassed to death at Auschwitz
  • 1971  London Bridge reopens after it is dismantled, moved, and reassembled in Lake Havasu, Arizona
  • 1973  Vice President Spiro Agnew becomes 1st to resign in disgrace after pleading no-contest to tax evasion charges
  • 1985  U.S. fighter planes force plane carrying escaping terrorists from the Achille Lauro attack to land in Italy
  • 1985  American director, actor, and screenwriter Orson Welles dies in Hollywood, California
  • 2002 House of Representatives votes 296-133 to give President George W. Bush authority to use military force against Iraq (Senate follows suit the next day)

London Bridge Lake Havasu City Arizona

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