A look at what happened on Jan. 10 in Delaware History.
Here's a look at what happened on Jan. 10 in Delaware history:
1800 Speaking before the General Assembly, Gov. Richard Bassett condemned the practice of dueling as unchristian.
1862 Trusten Polk, nephew of former Gov. Peter Causey who was born in Sussex County, and later governor of Missouri, was expelled from the U.S. Senate from that state.
1888 Elijah B. Register, born in Camden and one of the last survivors of the British bombardment of Lewes in 1813, died.
1939 The 395-ton freighter SS Waukegan rammed and destroyed the 13-year-old St. Georges Bridge on the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal closing it for a few days.