On This Day – March 10, A Shot of History

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1952 – Fulgencio Batista stages a coup in Cuba.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulgencio_Batista
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnAr0TiYm2o&

1906 – The Courrières mine disaster, Europe’s worst ever, kills 1099 miners in Northern France.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courri%C3%A8res_mine_disaster
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courri%C3%A8res_mine_disaster#mediaviewer/File:Courri%C3%A8res_1906_LeJ.jpg
http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catastrophe_de_Courri%C3%A8res#mediaviewer/File:Catastrophe_de_Courri%C3%A8res_-_Les_restes_d%27une_victime.jpg

1876 – Graham Bell successfully tests his telephone for the first time.
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/trr002.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4lJ6Pwb15JY&
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GGje8vznM4

1940 – Chuck Norris is born.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Norris
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aEJB2D2xlg&

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