On this day: July 10

Published On: Jul 09 2012 11:02:43 AM EDT   Updated On: Jul 10 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - Arthur Ashe
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Sports Illustrated

1943: Arthur Ashe is born in Richmond, Virginia. During his professional tennis career, he reached the No. 1 ranking, won three Grand Slam titles and became the first, and only, black man to ever win singles titles at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Australian Open.

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