March 10th in History1804: France transfers the territories west of the Mississipi (also known as Louisiana) to the United States as agreed in the Louisiana purchase.
1876: Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful phone call.
1910: The first film made in Hollywood ('Old Califormia') released
1922: Gandhi arrested and tried for sedition in India.
1969: James Earl Ray found guilty of the murder of Martin Luther King and sentenced to 99 years in jail
1977: Uranus rings discovered
March 10th birthdays1920: Boris Vian, French writer and musician
1923: Val Logsdon Fitch, American Physicist and Nobel Prize laureate
1934: Fou Ts Ong, Chinese pianist
1957: Osama bin Laden, Saudi Terrorist leader of Al Qaeda