On this day: September 10

Published On: Sep 07 2012 02:36:05 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 10 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Mother Teresa first hears the call, Leopold and Loeb get life in prison, "Gunsmoke" premieres, and Lucy van Pelt raises her fees, all on this day.

OTD September 10 - first DWI
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1897: British police arrest George Smith for drunken driving after he slammed his taxi into a building, making him the first person arrested for DWI. He pleaded guilty and was fined 25 shillings.

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