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On This Day: Singer David Bowie dies

Following are some of the major events to have occurred on January 10:

1917 – William Frederick Cody, the American army scout, Indian fighter and showman known as Buffalo Bill, died aged 70.

1920 – The League of Nations came into being.

1946 – The first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly began in London.

1971 – The French fashion designer Coco Chanel died aged 87.

1984 – Sir Clive Sinclair launches Sinclair C5 electric vehicle, powered by a washing machine motor.

1996 – Parisians attend a silent tribute to former French President Francois Mitterrand.

2000 – AOL, Time Warner announce merger.

2003 – North Korea withdrew from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, accusing the United States of trying to topple its political system.

2011 – Flash floods in Brisbane, Australia.

2013 – Twin explosions kill dozens in Quetta, Pakistan.

2016 – Singer David Bowie dies.

(Reuters – Photo by Stanley-Wise Gallery, New York)

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