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Events and People Who Made History on November 10

5th Century

461 - St. Leo I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

10th Century

911 - Conrad I elecect German King

15th Century

1444 - Battle at Varna, Black Sea: Sultan Murad II beats crusaders

16th Century

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

17th Century

1630 - Failed palace revolution against Richelieu France
1674 - Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (NY) to English
1687 - Pope Innocent XI publishes decree Coelestis pastor
1697 - English parliament accept army reduction

18th Century

1775 - Congress forms U.S. Marine Corps
1785 - Netherlands and France signs treaty
1793 - France ends forced worship of God

19th Century

1801 - Kentucky outlaws dueling
1808 - Osage Treaty signed
1834 - HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails from Valparaiso
1836 - Louis Napoleon banished to America
1864 - Austrian Archduke Maximilian became emperor of Mexico
1864 - Kingston, Georgia burned during Sherman's March to Sea
1866 - Gold coins from the Sydney Mint become legal tender in Canada
1871 - Stanley presumes to meet Livingston in Ujiji, Central Africa
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 Woman'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 North Carolina (8 blacks killed)

20th Century

1905 - Sailors revolt in Kronstadt Russia
1908 - 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
1911 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly and charitable works)
1911 - 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 soviet government suspends freedom of press (temporary)
1918 - German emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherland
1918 - Independence of Poland proclaimed by Jozef Pilsudski
1919 - 1st observance of National Book Week
1919 - American Legion's 1st national convention (Minneapolis)
1920 - George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House," premieres in New York City
1923 - German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
1926 - Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden
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 - Hirohito ascended throne as Emperor of Japan
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 and Philadelphia play a penalty free NFL game
1942 - Philip Barry's "Without Love," premieres in New York City
1942 - U.S. - British troops occupies Oran Algeria
1942 - U.S. troops occupy airport of Port-Lyautey Morocco
1944 - German riots in Rotterdam/Schiedam 52,000 men sent to Germany
1944 - U.S. 9th Army takes Margraten cemetery
1945 - "Are You with It?" opens at Century Theater New York City for 264 performances
1945 - College football's #1 Army beats #2 Notre Dame 48-0
1945 - General Enver Hoxha becomes leader of Albania
1945 - Nazi concentration camp at Buchenwald liberated by U.S.
1946 - Communists win many seats at French parliamentary election
1950 - After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
1950 - Clifford Odet's "Country Girl," premieres in New York City
1950 - Jacobo Arbenz Guzman elected President of Guatemala
1950 - Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner
1950 - Spanish dictator Franco ends war in Gibraltar
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 U.S. flag) dedicated in Arlington
1954 - Lieutenant Colonel John Strapp travels 632 MPH in a rocket sled
1955 - "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 60 performances
1956 - Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner," premieres in New York City
1957 - Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0
1957 - NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
1958 - Bertolt Brecht's "Der aufhaltsame Aufstieg des Arturo o Ui," premieres
1958 - WUFT TV channel 5 in Gainesville, Florida (PBS) begins broadcasting
1959 - Corinne Rottschaeffer elected Miss World
1960 - Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
1962 - "Nowhere to Go, But Up" opens at Winter Garden Theater New York City for 9 performances
1963 - Gordie Howe takes over NHL career goal lead at 545
1963 - Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA San Antonio Civitan Golf Open
1964 - Braves sign a 25-year lease to play in the new Atlanta stadium
1964 - "Something More!" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater New York City for 15 performances
1965 - Manneke Piss statue stolen in Brussels
1965 - Netherlands 2nd Chamber accept marriage princess Beatrice and Claus von Amsberg
1966 - Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier
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 and return flight
1968 - Portuguese socialist Mario Soares freed
1969 - "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
1970 - "2 by 2" opens at Imperial Theater New York City 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 New York City
1971 - Joe Torre wins NL MVP, Vida Blue wins AL MVP
1971 - U.S. 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 and crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
1975 - PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses United Nations in New York City
1975 - Royals release slugger Harmon Killebrew, ending his 22-year career
1975 - U.N. General Assembly approves resolution equating Zionism with racism
1976 - Utah Supreme Court OKs execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore
1977 - Amsterdam: RAF-terrorists Gert Schneider/Christof Wackernagel arrested
1977 - Major Indoor Soccer League officially organized (New York City)
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 - Yankees trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath and Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison and Griffin
1980 - Poland acknowledges Solidarity union
1981 - Ernest Thompson's "West Side Waltz," premieres in New York City
1981 - "Oh, Brother!" opens at ANTA Theater New York City for 3 performances
1982 - IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankrupcy
1982 - Susan Cooper/Hume Cronyns "Foxfire," premieres in New York City
1983 - "Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater New York City for 83 performances
1983 - Federal government shut down
1984 - Australia all out 76 vs. West Indies at cricket WACA, Holding 6-21
1984 - Horse Racing Breeders' Cup Champs: Chief's Crown, Eillo, Lashkari, Outstandingly, Princess Rooney, Royal Heroine, Wild Again at Hollywood
1984 - Miami Hurricanes blows 31-0 lead in 3rd quarter lose to Md 42-40
1985 - Jane Blalock wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
1986 - Bangladesh 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 - New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority 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 begins demolishing Berlin Wall
1990 - Lebanon releases 2 french hostages (Camille Sontag and 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), Philadelphia 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 vs. India
1993 - "Joseph and the Amazing" opens at Minskoff Theater New York City for 223 performances
1993 - Slowakije government of Meciar forms
1997 - Artist Peter Max pleads guilty to tax fraud and time served
1997 - "Jackie - An American Life," opens at Belasco Theater New York City
1997 - Nanny Louise Woodward, murder sentenced downgrade to manslaughter


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