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.

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2008: Michael Phelps wins the first of a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Olympics by smashing his own world record in the 400-meter individual medley.

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