Today in History: October 10

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Today in History: October 10

October 10, 2013 Updated Oct 10, 2013 at 10:38 AM CDT

Watch the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns; Imperial rule ends in China; Achille Lauro hijackers forced to land; Movie legend Orson Welles dies; Opera composer Giuseppe Verdi born; Actor Christopher Reeve dies.