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This Day in History..10 November..

Historical Events on 10th November

Events 1 - 163 of 163
911 - Conrad I elecect German King
1444 - Battle at Varna, Black Sea: Sultan Murad II beats crusaders
1526 - John I Zapolyai of Transsylvania chosen as king of Hungary
1544 - Antwerps painter John Matsys banished
1567 - Battle at St-Denis: French government army vs Huguenots
1584 - Willem Louis of Nassau appointed viceroy of Friesland
1619 - René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy.
1630 - Failed palace revolution in France against Richelieu
1674 - Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English
1687 - Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
1697 - English parliament accept army reduction
1766 - The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).
1775 - Congress forms US Marine Corps
1785 - Netherlands & France sign treaty
1793 - France ends forced worship of God
1801 - Kentucky outlaws dueling
1808 - Osage Treaty signed
Naturalist Charles DarwinNaturalist Charles Darwin1834 - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso
1836 - Louis Napoleon banished to America
1847 - The passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked in thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on board. The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
1864 - Kingston, GA burned during Sherman's March to the Sea
1871 - Henry Morton Stanley in Ujiji, Central Africa, encountersDavid Livingstone with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'
1878 - Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa," premieres in Moscow
1883 - Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship
Physician and Explorer David LivingstonePhysician and Explorer David Livingstone1885 - Gottlieb Daimler's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled
1891 - 1st Women's Christian Temperance Union meeting held (in Boston)
1891 - Granville T Woods patents electric railway
1892 - 1st CRU championship game: Osgoode Hall defeats Montreal, 45-5
1894 - Fred Lugard signs accord with king Lafia "Absalamu" of Nikki
1898 - Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)
1905 - Sailors revolt in Kronstadt, Russia
1908 - 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
1910 - The date of Thomas A. Davis' opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.
Industrialist and Philanthropist Andrew CarnegieIndustrialist and PhilanthropistAndrew Carnegie1911 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly & charitable works)
1911 - Chinese Imperial army recaptures Nanking (blood bath)
1917 - 41 suffragists are arrested in front of White House
1917 - Faure's 2nd Violo Sonate, premieres
1917 - New soviet government under Lenin suspends freedom of press (temporary) during October Revolution
1918 - German emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherland
1918 - Independence of Poland proclaimed by Józef Pilsudski
1918 - The Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, NS received a top-secret coded message from Europe (that would be sent to Ottawa, ON and Washington, DC) that said on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air.
1919 - 1st observance of National Book Week
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir LeninMarxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin1919 - American Legion's 1st national convention (Minneapolis)
1920 - George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in NYC
1923 - German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
1924 - Dion O'Banion, leader of the North Side Gang is assassinated in his flower shop by members of Johnny Torrio's gang, sparking the bloody gang war of the 1920s in Chicago.
1926 - Bradman plays his 1st State selection trial He only made 37
1926 - Guomindang-regring deallocates seat of Kanton to Wuhan (Hankou)
1926 - Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA
1928 - Emperor Hirohito's official coronation as Emperor of Japan
Governor General of Canada Vincent MasseyGovernor General of CanadaVincent Massey1931 - 4th Academy Awards - "Cimarron," Lionel Barrymore & Marie Dressler wins
1933 - Black Blizzard snowstorm-duststorm rages from SD to Atlantic
1937 - Brazilian dictator Getulio Vargas proclaims "Estado novo"
1938 - 8.3 earthquake shakes East of Shumagin Islands, Alaska
1938 - Nobel for literature awarded to Pearl Buck (Good Earth)
1940 - Pittsburgh & Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game
1940 - Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.
1942 - Philip Barry's "Without Love," premieres in NYC
1942 - US troops occupy airport of Port-Lyautey, Morocco
Animator Walt DisneyAnimator Walt Disney1942 - US-British troops occupies Oran, Algeria
1944 - German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany
1944 - US 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery
1944 - Ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands
1945 - "Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater NYC for 264 performances
1945 - College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
1945 - General Enver Hoxha becomes leader of Albania
1945 - Heavy battle in Surabaya between Indonesian nationalists and returning colonialists after World War II, celebrated as Heroes' Day (Hari Pahlawan).
1946 - Communists win many seats at French parliamentary election
1950 - After 9 years, Cleve Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
1950 - Clifford Odet's "Country Girl," premieres in NYC
1950 - Jacobo Arbenz Guzman elected president of Guatemala
Author and Nobel Laureate William FaulknerAuthor and Nobel LaureateWilliam Faulkner1950 - Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner
1951 - 1st long distance telephone call without operator assistance
1952 - Trygve Halvdan Lie resigns as 1st secretary-genraal of UN
1953 - Giants end their tour of Japan (players got $331 of $3,000 promised)
1954 - Iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington
1954 - Lt Col John Stapp travels 632 mph in a rocket sled
1955 - "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances
1956 - Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in NYC
1957 - NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
1957 - Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0
1958 - Bertolt Brecht's "Der aufhaltsame Aufstieg des Arturo o Ui," premieres
1958 - WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 - Corinne Rottschaeffer of the Netherlands elected Miss World
1962 - "Nowhere to Go, But Up" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 9 perfs
Ice Hockey Legend Gordie HoweIce Hockey Legend Gordie Howe1963 - Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545
1963 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open
1964 - "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 15 perfs
1964 - Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
1965 - Manneke Piss statue stolen in Brussels
1966 - Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier (Taoiseach)
1966 - Lunar Orbiter 2 reaches 196-1871 km around Moon
1967 - KXNE TV channel 19 in Norfolk, NB (PBS) begins broadcasting
1968 - Judy Rankin wins LPGA Corpus Christi Civitan Golf Open
1968 - Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar & return flight
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth1968 - Portuguese socialist Mario Soares freed
1969 - "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
1970 - "2 by 2" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 343 performances
1970 - Luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched
1970 - R Rodgers/M Charnins musical "Two by Two" premieres in NYC
1971 - Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP
1971 - US table tennis team arrived in China
1974 - 2nd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets even series at 1 with 26-20 OT win
1974 - Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 11-0
1975 - Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald & crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
Palestinian Leader Yasser ArafatPalestinian Leader Yasser Arafat1975 - PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC
1975 - Royals release slugger Harmon Killebrew, ending his 22-year career
1975 - UN General Assembly approves resolution equating Zionism with racism
1976 - Utah Supreme Court approves execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore
1977 - Amsterdam: Red Army Faction terrorists Gert Schneider/Christof Wackernagel arrested
1977 - Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (NYC)
1978 - Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
1978 - Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry HolmesWBC Heavyweight ChampionLarry Holmes1978 - Yanks trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath & Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison & Griffin
1979 - Mississauga train detrailment. In Mississauga Ontario a 106 car train derails and more than 200,000 people evacuated.
1980 - Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays $12.55 fare
1980 - Poland acknowledges Solidarity union
1980 - Iraq captures southern port of Khorramshahr
1981 - "Oh, Brother!" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 3 performances
1981 - Ernest Thompson's "West Side Waltz," premieres in NYC
1982 - IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankrupcy
1982 - Susan Cooper/Hume Cronyns "Foxfire," premieres in NYC
1982 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened
1983 - "Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 83 performances
1983 - Federal government shut down
1984 - Australia all out for 76 v West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
1984 - Miami Hurricanes blows 31-0 lead in 3rd quarter lose to Md 42-40
1984 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
1985 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1986 - Bangladeshi Constitution restored
1987 - Steve Bedrosian edges Rick Sutcliffe 57-55 to win NL Cy Young Award
1988 - China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938
1988 - MLB All-Star team beats Japan 3-1 in Tokyo (Game 5 of 7)
1988 - NY's MTA announces it may replace tokens with credit card type passes
1988 - Orel Hershiser (23-8) is a unanimous choice as NL Cy Young Award
1989 - Bulgarian party president Todor Zjikov resigns
1989 - Germans begin demolishing Berlin Wall
1989 - Word Perfect 5.1 is shipped
1990 - Lebanon releases 2 French hostages (Camille Sontag & Marcel Coudari)
1991 - Bernie Kosar ends NFL record of 308 passes without an interception
1991 - Browns set club record for largest lead blown (led 23-0), Phila 32-30
1991 - Liselotte Neumann wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova1991 - Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins
1991 - Marty Glickman broadcasts his 1,000th football game
1991 - South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
1993 - "Joseph & the Amazing" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 223 perfs
1993 - Slovakian government of Vladimír Mečiar forms
1995 - In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop) are hanged by government forces.
1997 - "Jackie - An American Life," opens at Belasco Theater NYC
Psychedelic Artist Peter MaxPsychedelic Artist Peter Max1997 - Artist Peter Max pleads guilty to tax fraud & time served
1997 - Nanny Louise Woodward murder conviction downgraded to manslaughter
2001 - An agreement is reached at talks in Marrakech, Morocco, on rules for implementation of the Kyoto climate change treaty
2006 - Sri Lankan Tamil Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj assassinated in Colombo.
2007 - ¿Por qué no te callas? incident between King Juan Carlos of Spain and Venezuela's president Hugo Chávez.
2010 - 44th Country Music Association Award: Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert & Blake Shelton wins
Disney Composer Alan MenkenDisney Composer Alan Menken2010 - Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2012 - 20 Syrian troops are killed by suicide bombings in Daara
2012 - 27 people are killed and dozens injured in a prison conflict in Colombo, Sri Lanka
2012 - Israeli counter strike on Palestinian militants in Gaza kills 5 and injure 30
2012 - 17 people are killed in a helicopter crash as a result of bad weather in Turkey
2012 - The final US presidential election results are declared afterBarack Obama wins Florida to defeate Mitt Romney 332-206 in Electoral College votes
44th US President Barack Obama44th US President Barack Obama2013 - Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20
2084 - Transit of Earth as seen from Mars