On this day: August 10

POSTED: 09:56 AM PDT Aug 07, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 09, 2016 

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 - Harmon Killebrew
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Baseball Digest

1971: Harmon Killebrew of the Minnesota Twins hits the 500th home run of his career, connecting with a pitch from Baltimore's Mike Cuellar in the first inning at Metropolitan Stadium in Bloomington, Minnesota, becoming the 10th major-leaguer to reach the career milestone. Later in the game, he connected for the 501st home run of his career.


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