On this day: July 10

Published On: Jul 09 2012 10:02:43 AM CDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 - Roger Rees
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2015: Welsh-American actor and director Roger Rees, best known to American audiences for his TV roles as Robin Colcord in "Cheers" and Lord John Marbury in "The West Wing," dies of brain cancer at age 71 in New York City.

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