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Ariel Sharon (1928-January 11, 2014) was an Israeli general and politician, considered the greatest field commander in Israel's history. He went on to serve as the 11th Prime Minister of Israel. Sharon was a soldier in the Israeli Army from its creation in 1948, and, as a paratrooper and then an officer, he participated prominently in the War of Independence, the 1956 Suez Crisis, the Six-Day War, and the Yom Kippur War of 1973, among other combat duties. He is seen here as a colonel in 1966.
William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American soldier, bison hunter and showman. He was born in the Iowa Territory (now the U.S. state of Iowa), in Le Claire but lived several years in Canada before his family moved to the Kansas Territory. Buffalo Bill received the Medal of Honor in 1872 for service to the US Army as a scout. He later worked with Sitting Bull in his Wild West shows.
January 10, 1776: Thomas Paine anonymously publishes "Common Sense," a pamphlet written in clear language to inspire American colonists to fight for their independence from the British. Title page of the second version, New-York Historical Society Library #Y1776.Paine Com New, NYHS image #76764.
January 10, 1991 In one of the worst trades ever made in baseball history, the Orioles send pitchers Curt Schilling and Pete Harnish and outfielder Steve Finley to the Astros for first baseman Glenn Davis. Davis, who averaged 27 home runs in six seasons playing in the Astrodome with Houston, will hit only 24 homers in three injury-filled years as Schilling becomes one of the most dominant pitchers in the game and Harnish and Finley develop into solid major league players.
Alex Haley (8/11/11921 - 1/10/1992) is best known for his novel Roots:The Saga of an American Family (1976), which traces his family back 7 generations to Kunta Kinte of Gambia. The ABC mini-series based on Roots set a record with 130 million viewers. Haley began writing in the Coast Guard, conducted the first Playboy interview in 1962 with Miles Davis, and was the ghostwriter for The Autobiography of Malcolm X. #TodayInBlackHistory
Denise Jefferson Casper (born January 9, 1968) is a United States federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts.She was confirmed by the Senate on December 17, 2010 and her commission was signed by President Barack Obama on December 20, 2010. She formerly was the Deputy District Attorney for the Middlesex District Attorney's Office inCambridge, Massachusetts
On January 8, 1790, President George Washington delivered to Congress the first State of the Union address in American history. This precedent setting address presented defense, foreign policy, economic, education, and immigration related topics to gathered representatives and senators in Federal Hall, New York City.