12 Odd But True Facts From May 10

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Love trivia? Learn about 12 interesting news items from May 10th.

1869 – The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western United States, is completed at Promontory SummitUtah with the golden spike.

1872 – Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.

1908 – Mother's Day is observed for the first time in the United States at St. Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church (above), in Grafton, West Virginia.

1916 – Sailing in the lifeboat James CairdErnest Shackleton arrives at South Georgia after a journey of 800 nautical miles from Elephant Island.

1924 – J. Edgar Hoover is appointed first Director of the United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and remains so until his death in 1972.

1941 – World War II: Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland to try to negotiate a peace deal between the United Kingdom and Nazi Germany.

1962 – Marvel Comics publishes the first issue of The Incredible Hulk.

1967 – The Northrop M2-F2 crashes on landing, becoming the inspiration for the novel Cyborg and TV series The Six Million Dollar Man.

1975 – Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder.

1994 – Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa's first black president

2002 – FBI agent Robert Hanssen is sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole for selling United States secrets to Russia for $1.4 million in cash and diamonds.

2013 – One World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.

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Comments (4)

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Michelle,

Those are a lot of odd and interesting facts.  I knew Hoover was head of the FBI for a long time but never would have guessed all those years. I wonder what happened to Victoria Woodhull?

May 09, 2022 06:12 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Believe it or not MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900 I had that first Hulk issue. Regretfully my mother could not stand "clutter" and she threw it away. 

May 09, 2022 06:53 PM
Joe Jackson
Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty - Columbus, OH
Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert

This is an excellent post with great information. Thanks for sharing it.

Have a super fantastic week!
Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP

May 10, 2022 05:03 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years

Sheri, Bob & Joe,

Thank you for reading and commenting. Bob, I'm sorry for your loss of that Hulk comic!

May 12, 2022 11:32 AM