On This Day in History for November 10 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 124 of 124

  • 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)
  • 1990 Chandra Shekhar becomes 8th Prime Minister of India
  • 1991 Browns set club record for largest lead blown (led 23-0), Philadelphia 32-30
  • 1991 Marty Glickman broadcasts his 1,000th football game
  • 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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1997 Artist Peter Max pleads guilty to tax fraud & time served

Psychedelic Artist Peter Max
Psychedelic Artist
Peter Max
  • 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.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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.

President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez
President of Venezuela
Hugo Chávez
  • 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

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2012 The final US presidential election results are declared after Barack Obama wins Florida to defeat Mitt Romney 332-206 in Electoral College votes

44th US President Barack Obama
44th US President
Barack Obama
Politician Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2014 Ethel Kennedy is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Bobby Kennedy's Wife Ethel Kennedy
Bobby Kennedy's Wife
Ethel Kennedy
  • 2015 Portugal's minority government is toppled by left-wing opposition 2 weeks after coming to power
  • 2015 Fourth Republican presidential candidates debate, sponsored by "The Wall Street Journal", held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • 2017 Louis C.K. admits the stories of sexual misconduct about him are true
  • 2084 Next transit of Earth as seen from Mars

Birthdays in History

Weddings in History

Divorces in History

Deaths in History