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  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo February 9, 2010
    At Waterloo in Belgium, Napoleon Bonaparte suffers defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington, bringing an end to the Napoleonic era of European history. The Corsica-born Napoleon, one of the greatest military strategists in history, rapidly rose in the ranks of the French Revolutionary Army ...
  • Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space February 9, 2010
    On June 18, 1983,  the space shuttle Challenger is launched into space on its second mission. On board the shuttle is Dr. Sally K. Ride, who as a mission specialist, becomes the first American woman to travel into space.  Ride, who had earlier pursued a professional tennis career, ...