On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1979

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Train detrailment in Mississauga, Ontario; a 106 car train derails causing the evacuation of 200,000 people

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Joannou, Australian musician
  • Warren Wolf, American jazz vibraphonist, born in Baltimore, Maryland

Famous Deaths

  • Friedrich Thorberg, writer, dies at 71