On this day: July 10

POSTED: 08:02 AM PDT Jul 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 09, 2014 

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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