Throwback Thursday: A look back at events in history on March 10.
India's Mahatma Gandhi, is photographed spinning, a duty which he continues in his campaign for home goods, March 10, 1931. The 96-pound leader recently arrived at an agreement with Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India, in which both parties did much to cement the relationship between India and Britain.
Gandhi agreed to end the "passive resistance" campaign and Irwin lessened the monopoly of British salt manufacture.
Babe Ruth signs Yankee contract
Babe Ruth, seated left, signs a contract with the late Col. Jacob Ruppert, owner of the New York Yankees, March 10, 1930, for a salary of $ 80,000 a year in 1930, making him the highest paid player at the time.
When it was pointed out that he would be paid more than President Herbert Hoover, Ruth was quoted as saying, "So what? I had a better year than he did."
Rockefeller Center construction
This view shows the construction site of Rockefeller Center in New York City on March 10, 1932, as excavation work for the projected 70th-story RCA Victor Building gets under way.
The planned commercial complex in the heart of New York City was set to cover a three-block area, stretching from West 48th Street to West 51st Street, and between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Looking eastwards along 50th Street, the department store Saks Fifth Avenue can be seen on the right, the two spires of St. Patrick's Cathedral are on the left, and in the rear is the RCA Victor Building.
John Philip Sousa's buried
John Philip Sousa, America's March King and famous bandmaster is buried in the Congressional Cemetery in Washington D.C. with full Military honors on March 10, 1932.
Dr. Joseph Goebbels opened the campaign for the Reichstag election on March 29, 1936, with a mass meeting in the Deutschlandhalle in Berlin, on March 10, 1936.
Similar rallies were held throughout the Reich to which the minister's speech was broadcasted.
Racehorse trainer Tom Smith is shown with thoroughbred Seabiscuit on March 10, 1940.
The horse won the Santa Anita Handicap in California on March 2. The victory in Seabiscuit's last race made him the biggest money-winning racehorse of his time. The undersized horse with misshapen legs became a symbol of hope in the era of the Great Depression.
Designed to assure survival of seamen cast adrift after ship sinkings, this new life raft, carrying complete equipment including radio, smoke signals, food, sails and waterproof suits, is being issued as replacement for old-type raft which gave little besides support and a small portion of water, shown in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. on March 10, 1943.
In a move sponsored by the Japanese American Citizens' League, Seattle Japanese registered for evacuation from military areas, March 10, 1942 - without waiting for official action.
Here a group of Japanese filled out questionnaires for women of the league. Both American-born and alien Japanese cooperated.
Credit: Paul Wagner/AP
Women gas station workers
Completing a six-week training course in selling, greasing, oiling and general work around a gasoline station, these women students line up, come to attention and offer a salute in Boston, March 10, 1942.
A national oil concern started the training school at Brookline, Mass., when male attendants became difficult to obtain due to the draft and the boom in defense industries.
The dark no-man's land between front lines on Iwo Jima is lit up by illuminated shells fired in from supporting U.S. warships, March 10, 1945.
The star-shells were parachuted in from the sea every minute or two, as a safeguard against Japanese infiltration.
Credit: U.S. Marine Corps/AP
Ingrid Bergman & Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock, who directed a number of psychological dramas by playing on the frayed nerves of movie audiences, demonstrates to Ingrid Bergman the proper method of poisoning a cup of coffee during the filming of "Notorious," March 10, 1946.
Ingrid Bergman & Lars Schmidt
Actress Ingrid Bergman and Swedish millionaire Lars Schmidt appear at a news conference at Lerum, near Goteborg, Sweden, March 10, 1958, still refusing to confirm or deny reports of marriage. The actress, who is separated from Italian film director Roberto Rossellini, said she will continue movie making in England.
Picasso ballet costumes
Ballet costumes by Pablo Picasso are modeled by Judith Breams and Antony Rudenko at the Royal Opera House in London on March 10, 1967 at a preview of an auction to be held on June 14 at Sotheby's salesrooms.
The Picasso costumes were designed for ballerina Tchernicheva and dancer Zverev for the ballet "Parade."
James Earl Ray's prison cell
The maximum security cell seen here March 10, 1969, will be James Earl Ray's home at the Tennessee State Prison, shown, Nashville.
Ray was sentenced on March 10 to serve 99 years for the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Credit: Fred Jewell/AP
Johnny & June Cash
Country singer Johnny Cash is joined by his wife and fellow singer, June Carter, and their son, John, 6, at the dedication of a star honoring him on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on March 10, 1976.
John Belushi's funeral
Front pallbearer actor Dan Aykroyd pauses with his arms crossed over the coffin of friend and actor John Belushi following services at West Tisbury Congregational Church on Martha's Vineyard, Ma., March 10, 1982.
Belushi ,33, well known for his role in the film "Animal House" died March 5 at the Chateau Marmont in Hollywood from a drug overdose. He had taken an intravenous "speedball" of cocaine and heroin during an all-night binge.
O.J. Simpson trial
Los Angeles Police Detective Mark Fuhrman shows the jury in the O.J. Simpson double murder trial evidence found in the white Bronco that prosecutors contend defendant Simpson drove the night his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and a friend, Ron Brown, were murdered, during testimony in Los Angeles on March 10, 1995. Prosecuting attorney Marcia Clark looks on.
Simpson was acquitted, but found guilty in a civil trial.
Credit: Nick Ut/AP
Tibetan demonstrators burn the Chinese flag while protesting the Chinese occupation of Tibet on the anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising, March 10, 2002, in New Delhi, India.
The Tibetan Uprising against Chinese rule which began on March 10, 1959, erupted in Tibet's capital Lhasa, sparked by fears the Chinese would try to abduct or arrest the Dalai Lama. Protesters declared Tibet's independence on March 12 and the Dalai Lama fled into exile in India. The Tibetan government-in-exile reported more than 80,000 Tibetans were killed in the uprising.