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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 - Louvre museum
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1793: The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France, with an exhibition of 537 paintings, the majority of the works being royal and confiscated church property.

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