History On May 10th

If you were wondering what happened today in history, which you probably weren’t, then here I am to tell you what happened, on the day of May 10th.

!!! You guys will think this is crazy, read down below on 1994 about John Wayne Gacy !!!

 

May 10th:

1933 – In Germany, Nazis start burning books considered to be un-German.

1940 – Germany and Italy began the battle for France.

1964 – A new study has linked smoking to an increase in Heart Attacks for the first time. The study shows that blood clots faster after smoking.

1967 – Two members of The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, appear before magistrates in Chichester, West Sussex, charged with drug offenses.

1990 – The People’s Republic of China announces the release of 211 people arrested during the protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

1994 – John Wayne Gacy (the killer clown) is executed in Illinois for the murders of 33 young men and boys he had raped and murdered between 1972 and 1978. (!!!Crazy thing is, John Wayne Gacy actually lived 30 minutes away from me!!!) 

1994 – The inauguration of South Africa’s first black president, Nelson Mandela, takes place.

2009 – A gas line exploded in the Russian capital of Moscow, the blast set a building on fire and at least 5 people were injured. The city had over 30 fire-fighting teams trying to get the fire under control.

2010 – American singer Lena Horne passed away at the age of 92. She became known as the first African-American sex-symbol and actively fought against racial discrimination during her acting and singing career.

 

Now you know, thanks for reading and let me know in the comments what you thought the most interesting event was for today! Thanks!!!

 

 

 

 

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