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It happened on a… August 10

2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein found dead of an apparent suicide in his jail cell in New York, while awaiting trail for sex trafficking charges.

2015

Google announces its restructure as Alphabet, a holding company with Google, YouTube, Android and Chrome as subsidiaries.

1985

Michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle song) for $47 million.

1979

“Off the Wall” 5th studio album by Michael Jackson is released (Billboard Album of the Year 1980).

1954

Construction began on the St. Lawrence Seaway.

1945

The day after the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan announced they would surrender. The only condition was that the status of Emperor Hirohito would remain unchanged.

1876

Alexander Graham Bell makes the world’s first long-distance call from Brantford to the Bell homestead in Paris.

1793

The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France.

1658

Completion of the Hotel Dieu hospital at Quebec.

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