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  • Paris, France
    Friday Oct 10, 1800

    Napoleon

    Conspiration des poignards

    Paris, France
    Friday Oct 10, 1800

    The Conspiration des poignards (Daggers Conspiracy) or Complot de l'Opéra (Opera Plot) was an alleged assassination attempt against Napoleon Bonaparte. The members of the plot were not clearly established. Authorities at the time presented it as an assassination attempt on Napoleon at the exit of the Paris operahouse on 18 vendémiaire year IX (10 October 1800), which was prevented by the police force of Joseph Fouché. However, this version was questioned very early on.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Oct 10, 1889

    Bicycle

    First diamond frame

    U.S.
    Thursday Oct 10, 1889

    On 10 October 1889, Isaac R Johnson, an African-American inventor, lodged his patent for a folding bicycle – the first with a recognizably modern diamond frame, the pattern still used in the 21st-century bicycles.




  • Manchuria
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1894

    First Sino-Japanese War

    The Japanese pushed toward Manchuria

    Manchuria
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1894

    With the defeat at Pyongyang, the Chinese abandoned northern Korea and took up defensive positions in fortifications along their side of the Yalu River near Jiuliancheng. After receiving reinforcements by 10 October, the Japanese quickly pushed north toward Manchuria.




  • Brazil
    Friday Oct 10, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    Vargas Launched the Manifesto "Rio Grande standing by Brazil"

    Brazil
    Friday Oct 10, 1930

    On the 10th of October, Vargas launched the manifesto, "Rio Grande standing by Brazil" and left, by rail, towards Rio de Janeiro, the national capital at the time.




  • Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Oct 10, 1933

    Martin Bormann

    Hitler named Bormann Reichsleiter

    Berlin, Germany
    Tuesday Oct 10, 1933

    On 10 October 1933 Hitler named Bormann Reichsleiter (national leader – the highest party rank) of the NSDAP.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Oct 10, 1938

    Lucky Luciano

    U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Monday Oct 10, 1938

    Luciano's legal appeals continued until October 10, 1938, when the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review his case. At this point, Luciano stepped down as family boss, and Costello formally replaced him.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Oct 10, 1943

    John F. Kennedy

    Lieutenant junior grade

    U.S.
    Sunday Oct 10, 1943

    On October 10, he was promoted to lieutenant junior grade.


  • Chongqing, China
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1945

    Chinese Civil War

    Double Tenth Agreement

    Chongqing, China
    Wednesday Oct 10, 1945

    On 10 October 1945 the signing of the Double Tenth Agreement. Both sides stressed the importance of a peaceful reconstruction, but the conference did not produce any concrete results.


  • Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia now)
    Tuesday Oct 10, 1950

    Korean War

    Zhou and a Chinese delegation arrived in Moscow

    Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia now)
    Tuesday Oct 10, 1950

    To enlist Stalin's support, Zhou and a Chinese delegation arrived in Moscow on 10 October, at which point they flew to Stalin's home on the Black Sea.


  • Spain and Switzerland
    Monday Oct 10, 1988

    Freddie Mercury

    Barcelona

    Spain and Switzerland
    Monday Oct 10, 1988

    His second album, Barcelona, recorded with Spanish soprano vocalist Montserrat Caballé, combines elements of popular music and opera. Many critics were uncertain what to make of the album; one referred to it as "the most bizarre CD of the year".


  • Italy
    Saturday Oct 10, 1998

    Francesco Totti

    First Senior Cap

    Italy
    Saturday Oct 10, 1998

    Totti earned his first senior cap for Italy under the recently appointed international manager Dino Zoff during a 2–0 Euro 2000 qualifying victory against Switzerland on 10 October 1998.


  • Chechnya, Russia
    Sunday Oct 10, 1999

    Second Chechen War

    Maskhadov outlined a peace plan offering a crackdown on renegade warlords

    Chechnya, Russia
    Sunday Oct 10, 1999

    On 10 October 1999, Maskhadov outlined a peace plan offering a crackdown on renegade warlords; the offer was rejected by the Russian side. He also appealed to NATO to help end fighting between his forces and Russian troops, without effect.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    Ayman al-Zawahiri

    Top 22 Most Wanted Terrorists

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    On October 10, 2001, al-Zawahiri appeared on the initial list of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation's top 22 Most Wanted Terrorists, which was released to the public by U.S. President George W. Bush.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    Bin Laden

    The Initial list of the top 22 FBI Most Wanted Terrorists

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2001

    On October 10, 2001, bin Laden appeared as well on the initial list of the top 22 FBI Most Wanted Terrorists, which was released to the public by the President of the United States George W. Bush, in direct response to the September 11 attacks, but which was again based on the indictment for the 1998 embassy attack.


  • U.S.
    Sunday Oct 10, 2004

    Robin Williams

    Reev's Death

    U.S.
    Sunday Oct 10, 2004

    Williams and Reeve remained close friends until Reeve's death in 2004. Reeve had struggled for years with being quadriplegic after a horse-riding accident. Their friendship was like "brothers from another mother", according to Robin's son Zak Williams. Williams paid many of Reeve's medical bills and gave financial support to his family.


  • North Korea
    Sunday Oct 10, 2010

    Kim Jong-un

    Workers' Party's 65th-anniversary celebration

    North Korea
    Sunday Oct 10, 2010

    On 10 October 2010, Kim Jong-un was alongside his father when he attended the ruling Workers' Party's 65th-anniversary celebration. This was seen as confirming his position as the next leader of the Workers' Party. Unprecedented international press access was granted to the event, further indicating the importance of Kim Jong-un's presence.


  • Myanmar
    Monday Oct 10, 2016

    Conflict in Myanmar

    Four Tatmadaw soldiers were killed on the third day of fighting

    Myanmar
    Monday Oct 10, 2016

    11 October 2016, four Tatmadaw soldiers were killed on the third day of fighting. A newly emerged insurgent group, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), claimed responsibility a week later.


  • Liberia
    Tuesday Oct 10, 2017

    George Weah

    The First Round of The 2017 Elections

    Liberia
    Tuesday Oct 10, 2017

    Weah announced his intention to run for President of Liberia in the 2017 elections, standing for the Coalition for Democratic Change. Weah won the first round of the 2017 election with 38.4% of the vote.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2018

    Microsoft

    Open Invention Network

    U.S.
    Wednesday Oct 10, 2018

    On October 10, 2018, Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network community despite holding more than 60,000 patents.


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