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 - Sofia Vergara
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1972: Actress Sofia Vergara, best known for the sitcom "Modern Family," is born in Barranquilla, Atlántico, Colombia.

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