On This Day in History - September 10
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|What Happened On This Day In History - September 10|
1897 September 10
On this day in 1897, a 25-year-old London taxi driver named George Smith becomes the first person ever arrested for drunk driving after slamming his cab into a building. Smith later pled guilty and was fined 25 shillings.
1991 September 10
Senate Committee begins hearings on Clarence Thomas nomination.
1997 September 10
Discovery buys Travel Channel for $20 million.
2007 September 10
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.