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Today in History - January 10th
1861 - On this day in history, Florida separated from the United States.
1870 - John D. Rockefeller incorporated Standard Oil.
1901 - Today in history, oil was found near Beaumont, Texas.
1911 - The first photograph was taken from an airplane over California.
1920 - On this day in history, The League of Nations officially ended World War I with Germany.
1928 - The Soviet Union ordered the departure of Leon Trotsky from the country.
1943 - Today in history, FDR sailed to Trinidad, thus becoming the first American President to visit a foreign country in the midst of a war.
1946 - The first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly took place with 51 nations represented.
1951 - On this day in history, the first passenger jet trip from Chicago to New York City took place.
1971 - "Masterpiece Theatre" premiered on PBS.
1984 - Today in history, The USA and the Vatican established full diplomatic relations for the first time in more than a century.
1990 - Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. completed a $14 billion merger. The new company, Time Warner, was the world's largest entertainment company.
2000 - On this day in history, it was announced that Time-Warner had agreed to buy America On-line (AOL). It was the largest-ever corporate merger.
2001 - American Airlines agreed to acquire most of TWA for about $500 million.
2002 - Today in history, in France, the "Official Journal" reported that women could get the morning-after contraception pill for free.
MUSIC HISTORY - Today in History, January 10th
1949 - Vinyl records were introduced by RCA and Columbia.
1956 - On this day in history, Elvis Presley recorded "Heartbreak Hotel," "I Was the One," "I'm Counting On You," "I Got a Woman" and "Money Honey."
1981 - Today in history, "The Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan opened at Broadway's Uris Theatre.
FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS - January 10th
Frank Sinatra Jr. 1944
Rod Stewart 1945
George Foreman 1949
Pat Benatar 1953
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