November 10 Events

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November 10th, 2007 (November 10 2007)Event?Por que no te callas? incident between King Juan Carlos of Spain and Venezuela s president Hugo Chavez.
November 10th, 2006 (November 10 2006)EventSri Lankan Tamil Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj assassinated in Colombo.
November 10th, 1997 (November 10 1997)EventWorldCom and MCI Communications announce a $37 billion merger (the largest merger in US history at the time).
November 10th, 1995 (November 10 1995)EventIn 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.
November 10th, 1975 (November 10 1975)EventThe 729-foot-long freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks during a storm on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew on board.
November 10th, 1975 (November 10 1975)EventUnited Nations Resolution 3379: United Nations General Assembly approves a resolution equating Zionism with racism (the resolution was repealed in December 1991 with Resolution 4686).
November 10th, 1972 (November 10 1972)EventSouthern Airways Flight 49 from Birmingham, Alabama is hijacked and, at one point, is threatened with crashing into the nuclear installation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After two days, the plane lands in Havana, Cuba, where the hijackers are jailed by Fidel Castro.Fidel Castro Quotes
November 10th, 1971 (November 10 1971)EventIn Cambodia, Khmer Rouge forces attack the city Phnom Penh and its airport, killing 44, wounding at least 30 and damaging nine airplanes.
November 10th, 1970 (November 10 1970)EventVietnam War: VietnamizationFor the first time in five years, an entire week ends with no reports of American combat fatalities in Southeast Asia.
November 10th, 1970 (November 10 1970)EventSoviet Lunar probe Lunokhod 1 launched.
November 10th, 1969 (November 10 1969)EventNational Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children s television program Sesame Street.
November 10th, 1958 (November 10 1958)EventThe Hope Diamond was donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston.
November 10th, 1954 (November 10 1954)EventU.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicates the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) in Arlington National Cemetery.Dwight D. Eisenhower Quotes
November 10th, 1951 (November 10 1951)EventDirect-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.
November 10th, 1945 (November 10 1945)EventHeavy battle in Surabaya between Indonesian nationalists and returning colonialists after World War II, celebrated as Heroes Day (Hari Pahlawan).
November 10th, 1944 (November 10 1944)EventAmmunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands
November 10th, 1942 (November 10 1942)EventWorld War II: Germany invades Vichy France following French Admiral Francois Darlan agreement to an armistice with the Allies in North Africa.
November 10th, 1940 (November 10 1940)EventWalt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.Walt Disney Quotes
November 10th, 1938 (November 10 1938)EventThe death of the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk Quotes
November 10th, 1928 (November 10 1928)EventMichinomiya Hirohito is crowned the 124th Emperor of Japan, Emperor Showa.
November 10th, 1928 (November 10 1928)EventPlaying against Army at Yankee Stadium, Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne gives what is considered the greatest locker room speeches of all time by saying "Win one for the Gipper." The Fighting Irish would win the game 12-6.Knute Rockne Quotes
November 10th, 1924 (November 10 1924)EventDion 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.
November 10th, 1919 (November 10 1919)EventThe first national convention of the American Legion is held in Minneapolis, Minnesota (convention ended on November 12).
November 10th, 1918 (November 10 1918)EventThe 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.
November 10th, 1910 (November 10 1910)EventThe date of Thomas A. Davis opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.
November 10th, 1871 (November 10 1871)EventHenry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika saying "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
November 10th, 1865 (November 10 1865)EventMajor Henry Wirz, the superintendent of a prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, is hanged, becoming the only American Civil War soldier executed for war crimes.
November 10th, 1847 (November 10 1847)EventThe passenger ship Stephen Whitney is wrecked thick fog off the southern coast of Ireland, killing 92 of the 110 on boardied in The disaster results in the construction the Fastnet Rock lighthouse.
November 10th, 1775 (November 10 1775)EventThe United States Marine Corps was founded.
November 10th, 1766 (November 10 1766)EventThe last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen s College (later renamed Rutgers University).
November 10th, 1674 (November 10 1674)EventAnglo-Dutch War: As provided in the Treaty of Westminster, Netherlands cedes New Netherlands to England. Ovid Quotes
November 10th, 1619 (November 10 1619)EventRene Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy.Rene Descartes Quotes
November 10th, 1520 (November 10 1520)EventDanish King Christian II executes dozens of people in the Stockholm Bloodbath after a successful invasion of Sweden.
November 10th, 1444 (November 10 1444)EventBattle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw III of Poland) are crushed by the Turks under Sultan Murad II and Vladislaus is killed.

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