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Notable Historical Events on November 10th

1911Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corporation (for scholarly & charitable works)

1978Larry Holmes KOs Alfredo Evangelist in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

2010Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

1926Bradman plays his 1st State selection trial He only made 37

1950Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner

1940Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.

1871Henry Morton Stanley encounters David Livingstone at Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika in Central Africa, with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'

1937Brazilian dictator Getulio Vargas proclaims "Estado novo"

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

1920George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House" premieres in NYC

1834HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso

1963Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545

1991Martina Navratilova ties Chris Evert, 157 pro tennis tournament wins

1975PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC

1917New bolshevik government under Lenin suspends freedom of press (temporary) during October Revolution

1963Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open

1926Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA

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

November 10th Historical Events
Date Event
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
Antwerps painter John Matsys banished 
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 dueling 
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's motorcycle, world's 1st, unveiled 
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 revolt in Kronstadt, 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 
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
The Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, NS received a top-secret coded message from Europe (that would be sent to Ottawa, ON and Washington, DC) that said 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 
1926
Guomindang-regring deallocates seat of Kanton to Wuhan (Hankou) 
1926
Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA 
1928
Emperor 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 
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 
1950
Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner 
1951
1st long distance telephone call without operator assistance 
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) 
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 "Der aufhaltsame Aufstieg des Arturo o Ui" premieres 
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 
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 Piss 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 
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) 
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
Mississauga train detrailment. In Mississauga Ontario a 106 car train derails and more than 200,000 people evacuated. 
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 
1983
"Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 83 performances 
1983
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 Berlin Wall 
1989
Word Perfect 5.1 is shipped 
1990
Lebanon releases 2 French hostages (Camille Sontag & Marcel Coudari) 
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 & the Amazing" 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. 
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? 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 
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 
2013
Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20 
2016
Barack Obama to welcome Donald Trump to White House 
2017
Louis CK accused of sexual misconduct by 5 women 
2084
Transit of Earth as seen from Mars 
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