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This day in history: March 10

March 10 is the 70th day of the year. There are 296 days remaining until the end of the year.

These events all took place on this date in history, March 10.

1848: U.S. Senate ratifies Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ending Mexican-American War.

1876: Alexander Graham Bell makes first successful telephone call by saying, "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."

1940: Actor and martial artist Chuck Norris is born in Ryan, Oklahoma.

1946: Basketball coach Jim Valvano is born in Queens, New York.

1969: James Earl Ray pleads guilty to killing Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in Memphis.

1989: Madeira School headmistress Jean Harris shoots and kills Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower in Purchase, New York.

1998: Actor Lloyd Bridges dies in Los Angeles at age 85.

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