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TODAY IN HISTORY - AUGUST 10



• 1519 – Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second-in-command Juan Sebasti├ín Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan's death in the Philippines.


• 1894 – Birth Day of V. V. Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (Death on  1980)

• 1948 – Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.

• 1990 – The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.

• 2003 – Yuri Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in outer space.




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