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Poor Gabriel's Almanac -- March 10

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Interesting things that happened March 10th:

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Birthdays on this date:
  In 1824 Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Churchill (CSA), Fought at Wilson's Creek,  Red
  In 1892 Arthur Honegger, composer
  In 1922 Pamela Mason (in London, England)
  In 1945 Katherine Houghton
  In 1960 Linda Jezek (in California)
  In 1961 Mitch Gaylord
  In 1964 Prince Edward of England, royalty
        + Jasmine Guy

Events worth noting:
  In 1847 First money minted in Hawaii.
  In 1848 The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo formally ends the Mexican War.
  In 1876 First telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson).
  In 1888 The Salvation Army of England sends group to U.S. to begin welfare
          and religious activity here.
  In 1913 Harriet Tubman Day.
  In 1922 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is convicted of allegedly inciting
          violence against British rule in India.
  In 1933 Big earthquake in Long Beach (W.C. Fields was making a movie when it
          struck and the cameras kept running).
  In 1948 First civilian to exceed speed of sound -- H. H. Houver at Edwards
          Air Force Base, CA
  In 1969 James Earl Ray pleads guilty to the assassination of M. L. King, Jr.
  In 1978 Soyuz 28 returns to Earth.

And remember ...
  Foot Health Month
  International Hamburger and Pickle Month
  National Frozen Food Month
  National Furniture Refinishing Month
  National Nutrition Month (US)
  National Peanut Month
  National Women's History Month
  Red Cross Month
  Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

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