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Tuesday, May 10, 2005

On this Day

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Tuesday, May 10th
The 130th day of 2005
There are 235 days left in the year

Today's Highlights in History

On May 10, 1869, a golden spike was driven at Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States. (Go to article)

On May 10, 1902, David O. Selznick, who produced "Gone With the Wind" and other highly successful films, was born. Following his death on June 22, 1965, his obituary appeared in The Times. (Go to obituary)

On May 10, 1879, Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the sport of horse racing. (See the cartoon and read an explanation.)

Reference: The New York Times

Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.