On This Day

What Happened on November 10, 1995

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 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

Famous Deaths

  • Boty Goodwin, British artist, dies at 29
  • Clairmonte Depeiaza, West Indian cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955), dies at 67
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigerian writer and environmentalist, dies at 54
  • Margaret Annie Nan Macdonald, broadcaster, dies at 87