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May 10
In 1869, a golden spike was driven at Promontory, Utah, marking the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
In 1968, preliminary Vietnam peace talks began in Paris.
In 1991, the government of China announced the release of 211 dissidents who had been involved in pro-democracy demonstrations a year earlier.
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