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History for January 10:
1776 - "Common Sense" by Thomas Paine is published.
1840 - The Penny Post mail system is started.
1863 - First underground railway opens in London.
1910 - First international air meet is held in Los Angeles.
1920 - League of Nations established.
1944 - First mobile electric power plant delivered, Philadelphia PA.
1945 - Los Angeles Railway (with 5 streetcar lines) forced to close.
1946 - First radar signal to moon, Belmar, NJ.
1949 - The first Jewish family show - "The Goldbergs" premieres.
1951 - First jet passenger trip made.
1964 - "That Was The Week That Was" premieres.
1978 - Russians' Soyuz 27 is launched.
1738 - Ethan Allen, Revolutionary War fighter (lead the Green Mtn Boys.)
1877 - Frederick Gardner Cottrell, invented the elecrostatic precipitator, used for pollution control and air ionizers.
1883 - Florence Reed, Actress
1883 - Francis X. Bushman, Actor
1887 - Robinson Jeffers, poet
1904 - Ray Bolger, Actor
1926 - June Haver
1927 - Gisele MacKenzie in Winnipeg, Manitoba
1945 - Rod Stewart, Singer
1953 - Pat Benatar in Brooklyn, Hell is for Children