November 10 in History
What happened on November 10 in history?
A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on november 10 in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. Discover what happened on november 10 in history.
North Korean and South Korean ships skirmish off Daecheon Island.
NASA declares the Phoenix mission concluded after losing communications with the lander, five months after it began its exploration on the surface of Mars.
WorldCom and MCI Communications announce a merger, the largest in US history up to that time.
German citizens begin tearing down the Berlin Wall.
President Ronald Reagan refuses to reveal details of the Iran arms sale.
The iron ore freighter Edmund Fitzgerald breaks in half and sinks at the eastern end of Lake Superior–all 29 crew members perish.
Hijackers divert a jet to Detroit, demanding $10 million and ten parachutes.
Two women are tarred and feathered in Belfast for dating British soldiers, while in Londonderry, Northern Ireland a Catholic girl is also tarred and feathered for her intention of marrying a British soldier.
The PBS children’s program Sesame Street debuts.
Australia begins a draft to fulfill its commitment in Vietnam.
Eleanor Roosevelt is buried, she had died three days earlier.
Andrew Hatcher is named associate press secretary to President John F. Kennedy.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds the decision barring segregation on interstate railways.
Admiral Jean Darlan orders French forces in North Africa to cease resistance to the Anglo-American forces.
Churchill promises to join the U.S. 'within the hour' in the event of war with Japan.
Fascist Italy enacts anti-Semitic legislation.
Forty-one US suffragettes are arrested protesting outside the White House.
President Taft ends a 15,000-mile, 57-day speaking tour.
The Imperial government of China retakes Nanking.
Little Bighorn participant Major Marcus Reno is caught window-peeping at the daughter of his commanding officer—an offense for which he will be courtmartialed.
Henry M. Stanley finds Dr. Livingstone at Ujiji near Unyanyembe in Africa.
In the last battle of the American Revolution, George Rogers Clark attacks Indians and Loyalists at Chillicothe, in Ohio Territory.
U.S. Marine Corps founded.
All Dutch-held areas of New York are returned to English control by the treaty of Westminster.
The Englishman Richard Chancellor is drowned off Aberdeenshire on his return from a second voyage to Russia.
Christopher Columbus discovers Antigua during his second expedition.