VAST WASTELAND: MARKING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY

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MAY 10, 2011, 3:10 PM ET Federal regulators rarely are remembered for their oratorical prowess—or for that matter, remembered at all. var[...]

Nelson Mandela

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This Day in African History – Nelson Mandela Released By Alistair Boddy-Evans, About.com Guide February 11, 2010 After imprisonment for 27 years, Nelson[...]

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, The Endurance

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Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) Shackleton was an Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer, best known for leading the ‘Endurance’[...]

1824 National Gallery in London opened to the public, May 10

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The National Gallery London ~ One Of The Best Collections Of European Art In The World var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Linkedin","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious");var[...]

1774 Louis XVI became King of France, May 10

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Louis XV was king of France from 1715 to 1774. He was nicknamed ‘the Well-Beloved’, but his failures contributed to the crisis that brought[...]

JOAN CRAWFORD DIES, May 10, 1977

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May 10, 1977:  On this day in 1977, the legendary actress Joan Crawford dies of a heart attack in her New York City apartment. Born Lucille Fay[...]