MARCH 10 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1876 – Alexander Graham Bell mades the first successful telephone call on the 10th March 1876, by saying “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.”

1889Maxwell Maltz the American cosmetic surgeon and author of Psycho-Cybernetics was born on the 10th March 1889 (died 7th April 1975 aged 86). The Psycho-Cybernetics is a classic self-help book that was written by Maxwell Maltz in 1960, and published by the non-profit Psycho-Cybernetics Foundation.

1891 – Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patented the Strowger switch on the 10th March 1891, which is a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.

1906 – The Courrières mine disasterEurope‘s worst ever, killed 1099 miners in Northern France on the 10th March 1906.

1940 – Chuck Norris the American actor and martial artist was born on the 10th March 1940.

1940 – Dean Torrence the American singer-songwriter from the Jan & Dean duo was born on the 10th March 1940.

1948Nancy Gillespie the Western Australian author of the original Red_Dog book was born on the 10th March 1948, in Taihape, New Zealand. Nancy moved to the Pilbara in the 1970s where she wrote the first book about Red Dog, titled Red DogNancy Gillespie Facebook page:

1957 – Osama bin Laden the Saudi Arabian terrorist and founder of al-Qaeda was born on the 10th March 1957 (died 2011).

1957Hilary Devey (CBE) the English businesswoman, entrepreneur and television personality from the Dragons’ Den was born on the 10th March 1957.

1958 – Sharon Stone the American actress and producer was born on the 10th March 1958.

1966 – Edie Brickell the American singer-songwriter and guitarist was born on the 10th March 1966.

1972 – Timbaland the American rapper and producer was born on the 10th March 1972.

1977Robin Thicke the American singer-songwriter and actor was born in Los Angeles, California on the 10th March 1977. Robin Thicke is the son of actor Alan_Thicke. Robin Thicke’s official website: | Robin Thicke Twitter verified: | Robin Thicke Facebook verified:

1987Emeli Sandé the English-born Scottish recording artist and songwriter was born Adele Emeli Gouraguine on the 10th March 1987.

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