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Importance of 10th May in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 10th May special in the world history.

1994
Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as South Africas first black president after more than three hundred years of white rule
South Africa
1988
French Prime Minister Jacques Chirac resigned. He was replaced by Michel Rocard.
France
1978
Buckingham Palace announced that Princess Margaret and Lord Snowdon were to divorce.
Great Britain
1954
Bill Haley and the Comets release Rock Around the Clock
United States
1941
Rudolf Hess lands in Scotland
Great Britain
1940
Churchill forms Wartime Coalition Government
Great Britain
1933
The Nazis staged massive public burnings of ‘un-German’ books .
Germany
1915
First Zeppelin Air Raids on London
Great Britain
1909
Birth of Maybelle Carter, innovative American country music guitarist
United States
1908
The first official Mother’s Day celebration took place at Andrew’s Methodist Church, Grafton, West Virginia.
United States
1857
Indian Mutiny begins
India
1824
National Gallery in London opens to the public
Great Britain
1655
Britain captures Jamaica
Great Britain
1307
Battle of Loudoun Hill. 600 Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated an English army 5 times their size.
Great Britain
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