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 - Civil Liberties Act 1988
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

1988: President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in "War Relocation Camps" or relocated by the United States during World War II.

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