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On this day: July 10

Published: Jul 09 2012 11:02:43 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

The United States takes possession of the Sunshine State, Howard Hughes flies around the world, a new milestone is reached in space and a "classic" soft drink returns, all on this day.

OTD July 10 - Ireland
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988: In what is considered to be the founding of Dublin, Ireland, Norse King Glun Iarainn recognises Máel Sechnaill II, High King of Ireland, and agrees to pay taxes and accept Brehon Law.

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