On This Day in History for November 10

Events in History

  • 911 Conrad I of Germany [Conrad the Younger] elected as King of East Francia
  • 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 dream that inspires his "Meditations on First Philosophy"
  • 1630 Failed palace revolution in France against Richelieu
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Weddings in History

  • 1926 Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden
  • 1965 Netherlands 2nd Chamber accept marriage of Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg

Divorces in History

  • 1975 Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage

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