Wednesday, November 13, 2019 (Week 46)

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.

2009
North Korean and South Korean ships skirmish off Daecheon Island.
2008
NASA declares the Phoenix mission concluded after losing communications with the lander, five months after it began its exploration on the surface of Mars.
1997
WorldCom and MCI Communications announce a merger, the largest in US history up to that time.
1989
German citizens begin tearing down the Berlin Wall.
1986
President Ronald Reagan refuses to reveal details of the Iran arms sale.
1975
The iron ore freighter Edmund Fitzgerald breaks in half and sinks at the eastern end of Lake Superior–all 29 crew members perish.
1972
Hijackers divert a jet to Detroit, demanding $10 million and ten parachutes.
1971
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.
1969
The PBS children’s program Sesame Street debuts.
1964
Australia begins a draft to fulfill its commitment in Vietnam.
1962
Eleanor Roosevelt is buried, she had died three days earlier.
1961
Andrew Hatcher is named associate press secretary to President John F. Kennedy.
1952
U.S. Supreme Court upholds the decision barring segregation on interstate railways.
1942
Admiral Jean Darlan orders French forces in North Africa to cease resistance to the Anglo-American forces.
1941
Churchill promises to join the U.S. 'within the hour' in the event of war with Japan.
1938
Fascist Italy enacts anti-Semitic legislation.
1917
Forty-one US suffragettes are arrested protesting outside the White House.
1911
President Taft ends a 15,000-mile, 57-day speaking tour.
1911
The Imperial government of China retakes Nanking.
1879
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.
1871
Henry M. Stanley finds Dr. Livingstone at Ujiji near Unyanyembe in Africa.
1782
In the last battle of the American Revolution, George Rogers Clark attacks Indians and Loyalists at Chillicothe, in Ohio Territory.
1775
U.S. Marine Corps founded.
1647
All Dutch-held areas of New York are returned to English control by the treaty of Westminster.
1556
The Englishman Richard Chancellor is drowned off Aberdeenshire on his return from a second voyage to Russia.
1493
Christopher Columbus discovers Antigua during his second expedition.

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