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On this day: August 10

POSTED: 09:56 AM PDT Aug 07, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 09, 2012 

Magellan sets sail, "Candid Camera" moves to TV, the "Son of Sam" is arrested, and Michael Phelps earns his first gold in Beijing, all on this day.

OTD August 10 - Magellan's ships
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1519: Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville, Spain, to circumnavigate the globe. Magellan's second in command, Sebastian Elcano, would end up completing the expedition after Magellan's April 27, 1521, death in the Philippines.

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