This day in history: Oct. 10

1845

The U.S. Naval Academy, previously known as Naval School, opened in Annapolis, Maryland.

1846

William Lassell discovered Triton, one of Neptune’s 14 moons.

1902

Notorious American outlaw Tom Horn began his murder trial, during which he was eventually found guilty and sentenced to death.

1966

“Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys was released.

1973

Spiro Agnew, former vice president to Richard Nixon, resigned amid tax fraud allegations. 

1979

Fleetwood Mac received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

1986

A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck and devastated San Salvador, El Salvador.

2009

After two hundred years of closed borders, both Armenia and Turkey signed protocols to open their borders in Zurich.

2015

A bombing at a peace rally in Ankara, Turkey injured 200 people and killed at least 95. 

2016

“Big Little Lies” actress Shailene Woodley was arrested for trespassing in North Dakota while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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