10th August

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1986 Record for Ian Botham Cricketer Ian Botham scores a record 175 in a one day Sunday league match, this include 13 sixes.
1964 A further truce on Cyprus The United Nations negotiates a new ceasefire in Cyprus averting a threatened invasion by Turkey.
1900 Tennis - First Davis Cup Dwight Davis and Holcombe Ward win the first Davis Cup tournament with a decisive 3-0 result
1889 Screw top bottle patented Englishman Dan Rylands patents the screw top glass bottle at the Hope Glass works in Yorkshire.
1842 The Mines Act is passed Britain passes the Mines Act which forbids women and children to work underground.
1675 Foundation of the Royal Observatory laid With King Charles II as patron, the foundation stone of the new Royal Observatory is laid at Greenwich, London
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On This Day - 10th August