October 10, 2013 in History

Event:

Astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the earth on Mercury 7, dies of complications from a stroke at the age of 88





More Notable Events on October 10:
1982 U.S. imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
1980 Very Large Array radio telescope network dedicated
1978 Congress approves Susan B. Anthony Dollar
1959 Pan Am begins regular flights around World
1846 Neptune's moon Triton discovered by William Lassell
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