Thursday’s Early Show Prep – May 10, 2018

May 10, 2018
 
YOU’VE SEEN THE FORD MUSTANG SWALLOWED BY THE LAVA IN HAWAII…
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On This Day, Back In The Day
1869 – The transcontinental railroad is completed as the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroads met at Promontory Point, UT
 
1924 – J. Edgar Hoover becomes head of the FBI — he stayed in office until the day he died, May 2, 1972
 
1940 – Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain, succeeding Neville Chamberlain
 
1994 – Nelson Mandela is sworn in as South Africa’s first black president
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