Historical Events on 10th November

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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 - Flemish painter Jan Matsys banished from Antwerp for religious beliefs
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 duelling
Philosopher René DescartesPhilosopher René Descartes 1808 - Osage Treaty signed
1834 - 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 encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, 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
1885 - Gottlieb Daimler unveils the world's first motorcycle
Physician and Explorer David LivingstonePhysician and Explorer David Livingstone 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 join the rebellion at Kronstadt naval base in 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.
1911 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corporation (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
Marxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir LeninMarxist Revolutionary and Russian Leader Vladimir Lenin 1917 - New bolshevik government under Lenin suspends freedom of press (temporary) during October Revolution
1918 - German Emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands
1918 - Independence of Poland proclaimed by Józef Pilsudski
1918 - Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, Nova Scotia receives a top-secret coded message from Europe stating on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air
1919 - 1st observance of National Book Week
1919 - 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
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman 1926 - Guomindang-regring deallocates seat of Kanton to Wuhan (Hankou)
1926 - Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA
1928 - Hirohito's official coronation as Emperor of Japan
1931 - 4th Academy Awards - "Cimarron", Lionel Barrymore & Marie Dressler win
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
1942 - US-British troops occupies Oran, Algeria
Animator Walt DisneyAnimator Walt Disney 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 Laureate William Faulkner 1950 - Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner
1951 - 1st long distance telephone call without operator assistance
1951 - 13th College Football Crab Bowl Classic: Maryland beats Navy 40-21 in Baltimore
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)
United States Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, during the Battle of Iwo JimaUnited States Marines raise the U.S. flag atop Mount Suribachi, during the Battle of Iwo Jima

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 play " The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui" premieres in Stuttgart, West Germany
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 Howe 1963 - 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 Pis 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
1968 - 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
LPGA Golfer Kathy WhitworthLPGA Golfer Kathy Whitworth 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
1975 - 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)
Palestinian Leader Yasser ArafatPalestinian Leader Yasser Arafat 1978 - Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
1978 - Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title
1978 - Yanks trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath & Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison & Griffin
1979 - Train detrailment in Mississauga, Ontario; a 106 car train derails causing the evacuation of 200,000 people
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 Cronyn's "Foxfire" premieres in NYC
1982 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened
WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry HolmesWBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes 1983 - "Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 83 performances
1983 - US 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 the Berlin Wall
1989 - Word Perfect 5.1 is shipped
1990 - Lebanon releases 2 French hostages (Camille Sontag & Marcel Coudari)
Actor Macaulay CulkinActor Macaulay Culkin 1990 - John Hughes' film "Home Alone" directed by Chris Columbus and starring Macaulay Culkin premieres in Chicago
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
1991 - 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 and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 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.
Tennis Player Martina NavratilovaTennis Player Martina Navratilova 1996 - 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup: Terry Labonte wins
1997 - "Jackie - An American Life" opens at Belasco Theater NYC
1997 - 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? ("Why don't you shut up?" )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
2010 - Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Disney Composer Alan MenkenDisney Composer Alan Menken 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 after Barack Obama wins Florida to defeate Mitt Romney 332-206 in Electoral College votes
2012 - 22nd College Football Holy War: Notre Dame beats Boston College 21-6 in Chestnut Hill
2013 - Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20
Actress Jennifer LawrenceActress Jennifer Lawrence 2014 - "The Hunger Games" Mockingjay - Part 1" directed by Francis Lawrence and starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson premieres in London, UK
2014 - Ethel Kennedy is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom
2015 - 4th Republican presidential candidates debate held in Milwaukee
2015 - Portugal's minority government is toppled by left-wing opposition 2 weeks after coming to power
2084 - Transit of Earth as seen from Mars

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