Historical Events for 10th March 2023

1535 – Bishop Tomés de Berlanga discovers the Galapagos Islands
1934 – US Ladies’ Figure Skating championship won by Suzanne Davis
1973 – 20th ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Maryland, 76-74
1979 – Eubie Blake, a 92-year old ragtime piano player and composer, and Gregory Hines are musical guest on Saturday Night Live
1983 – Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Walter Alston is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
1984 – 25th SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Auburn, 51-49
1991 – 32nd SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Tennessee, 88-69
1992 – Sandra Seuser, Katrin Schreiter, Annet Hesselbarth and Grit Breuer walk female indoor world record 4x400m (3:27.22)
1993 – Physician David Gunn shot and killed by anti-abortionist Michael Frederick Griffin in Pensacola, Florida, first anti-abortion murder of a doctor in the US
2001 – 22nd Big East Men’s Basketball Tournament: Boston College beats Pittsburgh, 79-57

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