October 10: Fun Facts about Today in History

Today in History


(October 10, 1868)
Cuba Independence Day.

(October 10, 1964)
The opening ceremony of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo will be the first to be broadcast live by satellite. photo source:

(October 10, 1970)
Fiji became independent of the United Kingdom. photo source:

(October 10, 2018)
Hurricane Michael, a Category 5 storm, makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle. It is responsible for the deaths of 57 individuals in the United States, including 45 in Florida, and damages of $25.1 billion. photo source:

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