May 10

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened throughout history on May 10. From 1900 until now. May 10 is under the sign of Taurus. Famous birthdays on this day include Bono (U2) (1960), Linda Evangelista (1965) and Sid Vicious (1957). Several movies were released around May 10 over the years, such as The Pianist in 2002 directed by Roman Polanski and Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992 directed by Mansoor Khan.
But much more happened on May 10 over the years: find out below

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  • Saint Gordianus
  • Saint Isidore the Laborer
  • Saint John of Avila
  • Saint Job
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  • 2019 Insurgency in the Maghreb (2002–present): Four hostages, who were being held in northern Burkina Faso, are rescued by French naval commandos, with two French commandos killed during the rescue operation. Those freed include two Frenchmen who had been kidnapped in Benin on May 1 and a pair of women, one an American and the other a South Korean. (BBC)
  • 2018 2018 Gaza border protests: The Hamas-run Ministry of Health says that 2,064 unarmed protesters were shot with live gunshots, 1,094 suffered gas suffocation serious enough for hospitalization. [http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-05/11/c_137172334.htm (Xinhuanet)Senior Hamas member Yehiyeh Sinwar suggests that tens of thousands of Palestinian protestors may try to cross the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip. (ABC News)
  • 2017 Pope Francis intends to canonize two of the children who had visions at Fatima. (The Salt Lake Tribune)
  • 2016 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Ali Haider Gilani, the son of former Prime Minister of Pakistan Yousaf Raza Gilani, is rescued in a joint operation by U.S. and Afghan forces three years after he was kidnapped by suspected Taliban militants. (AFP via ABC News Australia)
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Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods

Unintended Consequences

Year: 2013

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Stone Barrington finds intrigue abroad in the sensational thriller from New York Times bestselling author Stuart Woods.Stone Barrington is no stranger to schemes and deceptions of all stripes—as an attorney for

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

Year: 2004

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PREMIUM MASS MARKET EDITION #1 Worldwide Bestseller—More Than 80 Million Copies Sold As millions of readers around the globe have already discovered, The Da Vinci Code is a reading experience unlike any other.

Our Game by John le Carré

Our Game

Year: 1995

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"FURIOUS IN ACTION...TAKES US BY THE NECK ON PAGE ONE AND NEVER LETS GO."--Chicago Sun-TimesWith the Cold War fought and won, British spymaster Tim Cranmer accepts early retirement to rural England

The Far Side Of Paradise by Arthur Mizener

The Far Side Of Paradise

Year: 1951

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When the original edition of the first full-length biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald appeared, a decade after the writer’s death, in 1951, it was widely acclaimed as a sensitive, scholarly appraisal

Like Water For Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Like Water For Chocolate

Year: 1993

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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.

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