10 September 2021: This day in history

1776 George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers

1813: American Naval Commander Oliver Hazard Perry defeats the British in Battle of Lake Erie

1846: Elias Howe takes out a US patent for a lockstitch sewing machine

1924: Leopold and Loeb found guilty of the murder of Robert Franks in Chicago in the “the crime of the century”

1977: Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by Guillotine in France

2008: The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in the history of mankind is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland

2020: California’s August Complex wildfire becomes largest recorded in state history at 471,000 acres (736 square miles)


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