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  1. In 1915, San Diego hired a "rain maker" who used a secret mix of chemicals to "attract rain" for $10,000, payable if he filled their reservoir. It rained for most of January, destroying bridges, dams, and causing 20 deaths.

  2. On January 24th, 1848 while overseeing the construction of a sawmill on the American river James W. Marshall saw something shining in Sutter Creek. What he found was 10-12 pieces of gold. When word got out James W. Marshall, unexpectedly started the California Gold Rush Of 1849.

  3. The first man ever convicted of speeding, Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent, was fined $10 on January 28th, 1896 for driving 8 mph in a 2 mph zone.

  4. Sonora became the twelfth member of the United Mexican States on January 10, 1824.

  5. Red-naped snake is oviparous species (type of snake that lays eggs). Female lays 1 to 10 eggs (usually 3) during the spring or summer. In the warm areas, eggs hatch during January. In the cooler parts of their range, red-naped snakes emerge from eggs during February.

  6. Tracy Chapman released Fast Car in 1988, and after an appearance on Britain’s Got Talent in 2011, it reached #4 on UK top 10. As of January 2016 the song has sold 661,500 copies in the UK alone.

  7. On January 10, 9 AD, after several years of cultivating a personality cult, Wang Mang proclaimed himself Emperor of China. However, he was an incompetent ruler and was besieged and killed by rebels in 23 AD. The Xin dynasty remains the shortest dynasty in China’s history.

  8. Vesna Vulović holds the Guinness world record for surviving the highest fall without a parachute: 10,160 metres (33,330 ft). Her fall took place after an explosion tore through the baggage compartment of JAT Flight 367 on 26 January 1972 causing it to crash near Srbská Kamenice, Czechoslova

  9. The Roman calendar originally had 10 months - the last month of the year, December, literally means 10th month. The months of January and February were added as part of the reform of the calendar into the Julian calendar, and subsequently the Gregorian calendar as we now know it.

  10. On 14 January 1995, 133 people playing the National Lottery had to split a £16,293,830.00 jackpot, which came out to £122,510.00 each. In total, 1,932,744 people won at least £10, which ironically cost the lottery more money (roughly £3m more) than the actual jackpot itself

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Vesna Vulović who holds the Guinness world record for surviving the highest fall without a parachute: 10,160 metres (33,333 ft), after the explosion of JAT Flight 367 near Srbská Kamenice, Czechoslovakia, on 26 January 1972. She was the sole survivor of the accident.

GPS dates use a 10-bit field week number starting from January 6, 1980, accommodating 1,024 weeks (~19.6 years). It rolled over on August 21, 1999. Modernized GPS navigation messages use a 13-bit field, accommodating 8,192 weeks (157 years), thus lasting until 2137.

The Internet reached a majority of the world's population in January 2017, reflecting a 10% growth over the prior twelve months.

Stuxnet, a malicious computer worm which was designed to sabotage the centrifuges of an Iranian uranium enrichment facility. A report stated that it it is reasonable to say that Stuxnet destroyed up to 1000 centrifuges (10 percent) sometime between November 2009 and late January 2010.

If you purchased a can of Red Bull between January 1, 2002 and October 3, 2014 you may be entitled to a cash payment of $10 or free Red Bull products from a class action settlement.

The "flip sequin" trend began January 10, 2016 inside a Nebraska Furniture Mart. That's where Steve Noviello, a Fox affiliate news anchor, did a segment on a reversible sequin "Mermaid Pillow" designed by Aviva Stanoff. Noviello's Facebook Live video was viewed more than 30 million times.

After the Battle of Stalingrad ended in January 1943 there were still 10,000 largely fanatical German Soldiers fighting in isolated pockets until around early March 1943. Many of these men were diseased and malnourished and were hiding out in the sewers and cellars of the ruined city.

The original roman calendar had 10 months. Months like October and December (Oct for 8, and Dec for 10) were the 8th and 10th months. January and February were added later on, during the reign of Numa Pompilius.

The "flip sequin" trend began January 10, 2016 inside a Nebraska Furniture Mart. That's where Steve Noviello did a segment on a reversible sequin "Mermaid Pillow" designed by Aviva Stanoff. Noviello's Facebook Live video was viewed more than 30 million times and a trend was born.

Since January 1st 2018 there have been 10 Deaths by Lawnmower already.

The infamous Drake & Josh episode 'Treehouse' turns 10 years old this month (January 2017).

We are the Champions" by Queen, "Come Sail Away" by Styx, "Stayin' Alive" by the Bee Gees, and "Just the Way You Are" by Billy Joel all reached the Billboard chart's top 10 in the same month: January 1978.

on the 3rd of January 1950 Vesna Vulović Vesna Vulović was a Serbian flight attendant who survived the highest fall without a parachute: 10,160 m

Prediksi Chelsea vs Newcastle United 10 Januari 2015

A 10-million-dollar note issued by the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe. When it was printed in January 2008, it could buy six loaves of bread; a few months later, it was nearly worthless.

In January 2016 Iran intercepted two US Navy patrol boats for wandering into Iranian waters. 10 US sailors were detained. An investigation is underway. Iran boasted in 2011 of capture of a highly classified CIA drone by spoofing it's location.

It was 10 years ago today, January 9th, that Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone to the world.

Meryl Streep also won the golden globes 10 years ago in January 2007

On 14 January 1995, 133 people playing the National Lottery had to split a £16,000,000 jackpot, which came out to roughly £200,000 each. In total, 1,932,744 people won at least $10, which ironically cost the lottery more money (£3m+ more) than the actual jackpot itself

September through December get their names from the roman numbers 7 to 10. They're off by 2 because the original roman calendar was 10 months and had 6/10 months named after numbers. 5&6 were renamed after Julius & Augustus (July & August), and adding January & February shifted everything by 2.

This Day In History January 10, 1870 Rockefeller Incorporates Standard Oil

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10 Striking Similarities of the Gabon Coup D’etat Attempts in February 1964 and that of January 2019:

The biggest maritime disaster is the Wilhelm Gustloff. During the mass evacuation of Prussia in January of 1945, a Soviet submarine torpedoed the ship carrying just over 10,000 passengers. Over 9,000 of those passengers died. It is estimated that about 5,000 passengers on the ship were children

Vesna Vulovic, a Serbian air hostess was on a doomed flight which crashed in January 1972. She survived both an explosion in mid-air and then an amazing free fall of more than 10,000 meters to the ground. No parachute. She went on to make a full recovery.