On this day: October 10

Published On: Oct 09 2012 05:58:37 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

A rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.

OTD October 10 - Great Hurricane of 1780
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1780: The Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000 to 30,000 people in the Caribbean. The death toll means the hurricane likely ranks as the deadliest hurricane in Atlantic hurricane history.

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