10th July

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1992 Manuel Noriega sentenced to prison General Manuel Noriega is sentenced to 40 years in prison for drug trafficking
1985 Greenpeace ship blown up The Greenpeace ship Rainbow Warrior is blown up while in New Zealand to protest against French nuclear tests.
1973 Bahamas gains independence The Bahamas gains its independence after 300 years of British rule.
1962 Telstar launched Communications satellite Telstar is laumched enabling live American television pictures to be transmitted to Europe.
1943 World War 2 - invasion of Sicily British and US troops invade Sicily during World War 2.
1943 Arthur Ashe is born American tennis champion Arthur Ashe is born

 

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On This Day - 10th July