10th November, on this day

461 St Leo I ends his reign as Catholic Pope
1444 Battle of Varna : The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw III of Poland) are crushed by the Turks under Sultan Murad II and Vladislaus is killed.
1520 Danish King Christian II executes dozens of people in the Stockholm Bloodbath after a successful invasion of Sweden.
1619 René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy
1674 Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English
1775 US Marine Corps established by Congress
1766 The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).
1801 Kentucky outlaws dueling
1808 Osage Treaty signed
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 Austrian Archduke Maximilian became emperor of Mexico
1865 Major Henry Wirz, the superintendent of a prison camp in Andersonville, Georgia, is hanged, becoming the only American Civil War soldier executed for war crimes.
1871 Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika saying "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
1874 1st Woman's Christian Temperance Union meeting held (in Boston)
1898 Race riot in Wilmington NC (8 blacks killed)
1910 Composer Edward Elgar conducts the first performance of his violin concerto, played by Fritz Kreisler, in the Queen's Hall, London
1917 41 suffragists are arrested in front of the White House
1918 Independence of Poland proclaimed by Jozef Pilsudski
1919 1st observance of National Book Week
1919 The first national convention of the American Legion is held in Minneapolis, Minnesota (convention ended on November 12).
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 Vincent Massey becomes 1st Canadian minister to USA
1928 Hirohito enthroned as Emperor of Japan
1938 'Kristallnacht' or 'night of (broken) glass in Germany - the night members of the Nazis Party set fire to more than 250 Jewish synagogues and smash the windows of thousands of Jewish homes and businesses
1938 The death of the founder of the Republic of Turkey, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.
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 Germany invades Vichy France following French Admiral François Darlan agreement to an armistice with the Allies in North Africa.
1944 Ammunition ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands
1944 Winston Churchill informs Parliament, and the world, that England had been under V2 rocket attack "for the last few weeks".
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).
1950 Jacobo Arbenz Guzmán is elected President of Guatemala
1951 1st US long distance telephone call without operator assistance
1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicates the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) in Arlington National Cemetery.
1954 Lt Col John Strapp travels 632 MPH in a rocket sled
1958 British speed enthusiast Donald Campbell breaks the water speed record of 248mph
1958 The Hope Diamond was donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston.
1968 England and Yorkshire fast bowler Fred Trueman announces his retirement from professional cricket
1968 Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar and return flight
1969 "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
1970 For the first time in five years, an entire week ends with no reports of American combat fatalities in Southeast Asia.
1970 Luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched
1971 US table tennis team arrived in China
1971 In Cambodia, Khmer Rouge forces attack the city Phnom Penh and its airport, killing 44, wounding at least 30 and damaging nine airplanes.
1972 Southern Airways Flight 49 from Birmingham, Alabama is hijacked and, at one point, is threatened with crashing into the nuclear installation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After two days, the plane lands in Havana, Cuba, where the hijackers are jailed by Fidel Castro.
1975 Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald and crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
1975 PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC
1975 UN General Assembly approves resolution equating Zionism with racism
1976 Utah Supreme Court OKs execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore
1978 Israel's top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
1980 Dan Rather refuses to pay his cabbie, CBS pays the $12.55 fare
1982 British spy Geoffrey Prime is jailed for 35 years
1986 River Rhine (Germany) polluted by chemical spill
1988 China confirms earthquake death toll will rise above current 938
1989 Guerrillas battle with government forces in El Salvador
1989 Germans begin punching holes in the Berlin Wall
1989 Word Perfect 5.1 is shipped
1990 Lebanon releases 2 French hostages (Camille Sontag and Marcel Coudari)
1991 In Calcutta, a record 95,000 people watch South Africa's return to Test Match cricket after the lifting of the ban on South African sport introduced as an international sanction against Apartheid
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.
1996 Death of Daily Mirror 'Agony Aunt' Marjorie Proops
1997 British au pair Louise Woodward walks free from a court in America when judge Hiller Zobel reduces her murder conviction to manslaughter and cuts her sentence to 279 days - the exact length of time she has already spent in jail after being charged with killing youngster Matthew Eappen
1997 WorldCom and MCI Communications announce a $37 billion merger (the largest merger in US history at the time).
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

November 10th 2005

'Al-Qaeda' claims Jordan attacks

Iraq restaurant bomb kills dozens

Chirac troubled by city violence

November 10th 2006

US envoy to UN 'set to lose job'

Iraqi official: War dead 100,000

Huge 'hurricane' rages on Saturn

November 10th 2007

Nine troops dead in Afghan ambush

Sunni group attacks al-Qaeda

Somalis flee Mogadishu

November 10th 2008

Triple Baghdad blasts kill dozens

Italian nuns kidnapped in Kenya

Bird-hit jet in emergency

November 10th 2009

Deadly blast hits Pakistani town

Colombian troops killed in clash

Obama sorrow at Fort Hood service

November 10th 2010

Fire at El Salvador prison kills 16

Attacks in Iraq target Christians

Yemen mail bomb 'timed to hit US'

November 10th 2011

Birthdates which occurred on November 10th:

1483 Martin Luther Eisleben, Germany, founded Protestantism
1668 Francois Couperin Paris France, composer/organist (Concerts Royaux)
1683 George II king of England (1727-60)
1697 William Hogarth England, satiric painter/engraver (Rake's Progress)
1730 Oliver Goldsmith Ireland, novelist/dramatist (She Stoops to Conquer)
1759 Frederich von Schiller Germany, poet/lyricist (Ode to Joy)
1793 Jared Kirtland US, physician/naturalist/reformed penitentiaries
1819 Cyrus West Field financier/success of 1st transatlantic cable
1844 Sir John SD Thompson (C), 4th PM of Canada (1892-94)
1851 Waldemar Brígger Norway, geologist/mineralogist (Metamict State)
1861 Robert TA Innes Edinburgh Scotland, astronomer (Proxima Centauri)
1873 Henri Rabaud Paris France, composer (Le Premer Glaire)
1879 Nicholas Vachel Lindsay US, poet (Gen William Booth enters Heaven)
1879 Vachel Lindsay Springfield IL, poet (Johnny Appleseed)
1880 Sir Jacob Epstein sculptor (Adam, Jacob & the Angel)
1882 Frances Perkins 1st woman Cabinet member (Secretary of Labor 1933-45)
1889 Claude Rains London, actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca)
1895 John Knudsen Northrop aircraft designer (Northrop Air)
19-- Loanne Bishop actress (General Hospital)
1907 Jane Froman St Louis MO, singer (Jane Froman's USA Canteen)
1911 Harry Andrews Kent England, actor (Equus, Man of La Mancha)
1916 Billy May Pittsburgh PA, orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show)
1916 Guido Turchi Rome Italy, composer (Invettiva)
1918 Jack McCoy Akron Ohio, TV host (Live Like a Millionaire)
1919 Clyde (Bulldog) Turner NFL center (Chicago Bears)
1919 George Fenneman TV announcer (You Bet Your Life)
1919 Moise Tshombe President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire)
1925 Richard Burton South Wales, actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf)
1930 Clarence M Pendleton Jr chairman of US comm on Civil Rights (1981-88)
1934 Norm Cash Eldorado Texas, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers)
1935 Pippa Scott Los Angeles CA, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky)
1935 Ronald E Evans St Francis KS, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 17)
1935 Roy Scheider Orange NJ, actor (All That Jazz, Jaws)
1937 Albert Hall Boothton Alabama, actor (Trouble in Mind, Ryan's 4)
1944 Dave Loggins singer (Please come to Boston)
1944 Tim Rice lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok)
1945 Donna Fargo NC, country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA)
1946 Alaina Reed Springfield Ohio, actress (Rose Lee Holloway-227)
1946 David Stockman Reagan's ex-budget director
1948 Greg Lake rock guitarist (Emerson, Lake & Palmer-Tarkus)
1949 Ann Reinking Seattle, dancer/actress (All the Jazz, Micki & Maude)
1950 Jack Scalia Brooklyn NY, actor (Berrengers, Hollywood Beat)
1954 Fernando Allende Mexico, actor (El Lobo Negro, The Phoenix)
1955 Jack Clark Pennsylvania, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)
1956 Sinbad comedian/actor (Different World, At the Apollo)
1959 MacKenzie Phillips Alexandria VA, actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time)
1961 Junior [Norman Giscombe], R&B singer (Mama used to Say)
1973 Khiry Abdulsamad Los Angeles CA, rocker (Boys-Dial My Heart, Lucky Charm)


Deaths which occurred on November 10th:
1865 Henry Wirzm Confederate prison supt executed for excessive cruelty
1938 Kemal Atarok 1st President of Turkey, dies
1968 Gerald Mohr actor (Christopher-Foreign Intrigue), dies at 54
1978 Linda Scott dies at 28
1981 Abel Gance French movie director, dies at 92
1982 Leonid I Brezhnev Soviet 1st sect, dies of a heart attack at 75
1984 Sudie Bond actress, dies at 56 of a respiratory ailment
1985 Pelle Lindbergh Philadelphia Flyer's goalie, dies in drunk driving accident
2006 British television actress, Diana Coupland, aged 74
2006 France's oldest WW I veteran, Maurice Floquet, dies
2006 Veteran western star Jack Palance

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