On This Day: 10 March
(10 Mar 2017)


On This Day: 10 March

As times change and you move towards the future, we are here to let you know about the events that have transpired on 10th of March.

1st telephone call
Alexander Graham Bell inventor of the telephone, made the first telephone call to his assistant Thomas Watson in 1876, Saying “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you." All those that are on their phones all day have him to thank.

Alexander Graham Bell
Night of the Black Snow
In 1945 durring the pacific campaigns of WWII, America’s B-29 bombers attacked Japan and destroyed over 41 square kilometers. The attack left over a million people homeless. It was said to be the most destructive bombing raid in human history and the Japanese gave it the name “Night of Black Snow”

Chuck Norris birthday
In 1940 the earth stood still for a few hours as Chuck Norris roundhouse kicked his way into the world. The action legend is 77.

Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un leader of North Korea, was re-elected as it’s leader in 2014, winning with 100% of the votes. These were the first elections after his father’s death in 2011.

In 1988, Prince released ‘Lovesexy’, his tenth studio album. Some stores however refused to stock or sell the album due to the cover having a nude portrait on it.

In 1994, Prince went on to receive a Life Time Achievement Award at the Soul Train Awards.

Martin Luther King Jr killer pleads guilty
in 1969 on his birthday, James Earl Ray plead guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr in Memphis, Tennessee. He would later go on to retract his statement and try to maintain his innocence, to no avail. He went on to spend 29 years in prison and died at the age of 70 years old.

Martin Luther King Jr

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