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On this day: August 10

Published On: Aug 07 2012 12:56:12 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 10 2012 02:00:00 AM EDT

Magellan sets sail, "Candid Camera" moves to TV, the "Son of Sam" is arrested, and Michael Phelps earns his first gold in Beijing, all on this day.

OTD August 10 - Magellan's ships
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1519: Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville, Spain, to circumnavigate the globe. Magellan's second in command, Sebastian Elcano, would end up completing the expedition after Magellan's April 27, 1521, death in the Philippines.


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