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October 10 ():
- 1798 – Matthew Lyon, a Vermont congressman, was convicted of violating the Sedition Act for criticizing President John Adams.
- 1957 – Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, the book she considered her magnum opus, was released.
- 1973 – Ludwig von Mises, one of the founders of the Austrian School of Economics, died.