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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

John Allen Muhammad, mastermind of the 2002 Beltway sniper attacks, is executed in Virginia. //www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,573829,00.html (AP via Fox News (US))

Monday, November 10, 2008

India wins the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by defeating Australia 2-0 in the five-Test-match cricket series. //cricketnext.in.com/news/india-beat-oz-by-172-runs-win-series-20/35473-13.html?from=rssfeed (CricketNext.in)

Saturday, November 10, 2007

Six American forces serving under NATO's International Security Assistance Force are killed in an insurgent ambush while patrolling in eastern Afghanistan. //www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/11/10/afghanistan.nato.clashes/index.html (CNN)

Friday, November 10, 2006

NASA's Cassini spacecraft records a hurricane-like storm on the south pole of Saturn which is the first time such an event has been observed on another planet. //www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200611/s1786209.htm (ABC News Australia)
Nick Griffin, the leader of the British National Party, and activist Mark Collett are cleared of inciting racial hatred after a retrial at Leeds Crown Court. //news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/bradford/6135060.stm (BBC News)

Monday, November 10, 2003

Occupation of Iraq:

Saturday, November 10, 1990

Tim Berners-Lee publishes a more formal proposal for the World Wide Web.//www.w3.org/Proposal
Akihito is enthroned as the 125th emperor of Japan.
Chandra Shekhar becomes Prime Minister of India as head of a minority government.

Thursday, November 10, 1983

The anticancer drug etoposide is approved by the FDA, leading to a curative treatment regime in the field of combination chemotherapy of testicular carcinoma.

Monday, November 10, 1980

A then-record number of viewers (for an entertainment program) tune into the U.S. TV soap opera "Dallas" to learn who shot lead character J.R. Ewing. The Who shot J.R.? event is an international obsession.
November 12 ndash Voyager program: The NASA space probe "Voyager I" makes its closest approach to Saturn, when it flies within 77,000 miles of the planet's cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.
A Texacooil rig breaks through to a mine under Lake Peigneur.
A fire at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip kills 85 people.
The Gang of Four trial begins in China.

Thursday, November 10, 1977

TCP/IP test succeeds connecting 3 ARPANET nodes (of 111), in what eventually becomes the Internet protocol.TCP/IP, LivingInternet, 2008, webpage: //www.livinginternet.com/i/ii_tcpip.htm LivingI-tcpip.
British Airways inaugurates regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
TAP Portugal Flight 425 crashes at Madeira Airport, Funchal, Portugal, killing 131 and leaving 33 survivors.
Egyptian President Anwar Sadat becomes the first Arab leader to make an official visit to Israel, when he meets with Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, seeking a permanent peace settlement.
The Bee Gees release the soundtrack to Saturday Night Fever, which will go on to become the then best selling album of all time.

Wednesday, November 10, 1971

In Cambodia, Khmer Rouge forces attack Phnom Penh and its airport, killing 44, wounding at least 30 and damaging 9 airplanes.

Tuesday, November 10, 1970

Vietnam War ndash Vietnamization: For the first time in 5 years, an entire week ends with no reports of United States combat fatalities in Southeast Asia.

Monday, November 10, 1969

"Sesame Street" premieres on the National Educational Television (NET) network.

Thursday, November 10, 1966

Spain declares general amnesty for crimes committed during the Spanish Civil War (effective only for the Falangists' side).
Seán Lemass retires as Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland to be replaced in the role by fellow Fianna Fáil member Jack Lynch.
A mine kills 3 Israeli paratroopers on the West Bank border.

Tuesday, November 10, 1964

Sunday, November 10, 1963

Malcolm X makes a historic speech in Detroit, Michigan: Message to the Grass Roots

Friday, November 10, 1961

"Catch-22" is first published by Joseph Heller.
Stalingrad is renamed Volgograd.
Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian United Nations pilots.

Monday, November 10, 1958

The Bossa nova is born in Rio de Janeiro, with João Gilberto's recording of "Chega de Saudade".

Wednesday, November 10, 1954

U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicates the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) in Arlington National Cemetery.

Saturday, November 10, 1951

Juan Peron is re-elected president of Argentina.
Monogram Pictures releases sci-fi film "Flight to Mars".
Direct dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.

Friday, November 10, 1950

A U.S. Air Force B-50 Superfortress bomber, experiencing an in-flight emergency, jettisons and detonates a Mark 4 nuclear bomb over Quebec, Canada (the device lacked its plutonium core).

Monday, November 10, 1947

In Brussels, 15,000 people demonstrate against the relatively-short prison sentences of Belgian Nazi criminals.
The arrest of four steel workers in Marseille begins a French communist riot that also spreads to Paris.
International Telecommunication Union becomes a specialized agency of the United Nations.
Great Britain began withdrawing its troops from Palestine.
Universal Postal Union (UPU) becomes a specialized agency of the United Nations (effective 1 July1948).

Friday, November 10, 1944

WWII: Ammunition shipUSS \\'\\'Mount Hood\\'\\' disintegrates from accidental detonation of 3800 tons of cargo in the Seeadler Harbor fleet anchorage at Manus Island. Twenty-two small boats are destroyed, 36 nearby ships damaged, 432 men are killed and 371 more are injured.

Tuesday, November 10, 1942

WWII: In violation of a 1940 armistice, Germany invades Vichy France, following French Admiral François Darlan's agreement to an armistice with the Allies in North Africa.

Monday, November 10, 1941

In a speech at the Mansion House in London, Winston Churchill promises, should the United States become involved in war with Japan, the British declaration will follow within the hour.

Sunday, November 10, 1940

WWII: captures top secret British mail, and sends it to Japan.
WWII: The Royal Navy launches the first aircraft carrier strike in history, on the Italianbattleship fleet anchored at Taranto naval base.
Armistice Day Blizzard: An unexpected blizzard kills 144 in the Midwestern United States.
An earthquake in Bucharest, Romania kills 1,000.

Wednesday, November 10, 1937

Brazilian president Getúlio Vargas announces the Estado Novo (New State), thence becoming dictator of Brazil until 1945.

Saturday, November 10, 1928

Enthronement ceremony of Japanese EmperorHirohito is held, after some two years since he actually took the Imperial throne on December 26, 1926, the following day of the demise of Emperor Taishō.

Wednesday, November 10, 1926

In San Francisco, California, a necrophiliac serial killer named Earle Nelson (dubbed Gorilla Man) kills and then rapes his 9th victim, a boardinghouse landlady named Mrs. William Edmonds.

Monday, November 10, 1919

The first national convention of the American Legion is held in Minneapolis, Minnesota (until November 12).

Thursday, November 10, 1887

Louis Lingg, sentenced to be hanged for his alleged role in the Haymarket Riot bomb, kills himself by dynamite.

Friday, November 10, 1876

Tuesday, November 10, 1874

John Ernst Worrell Keely demonstrates his induction resonance motion motor mdash a perpetual motion machine. It turns out to be a fraud.

Friday, November 10, 1871

Henry Morton Stanley locates the missing explorer and missionary Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika, and greets him by saying Dr. Livingstone, I presume?

Friday, November 10, 1865

Major Henry Wirz, the superintendent of a prison c in Andersonville, Georgia, is hanged, becoming the only American Civil War soldier to be executed for war crimes.

Thursday, November 10, 1859

The Treaty of Zürich, reaffirming the terms of Villafranca, brings the Austro-Sardinian War to an official close.

Tuesday, November 10, 1812

A general election in the United Kingdom sees victory for the Tory Party under Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool.

Friday, November 10, 1809

Berners Street Hoax: Theodore Hook manages to attract dozens of people to 54 Berners Street in London.

Sunday, November 10, 1793

The dechristianisation of France during the French Revolution reaches a climax with the celebration of the Goddess Reason in the cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris.

Friday, November 10, 1775

American Revolution: The Continental Congress passes a resolution creating the Continental Marines to serve as landing troops for the recently created Continental Navy (the Marines are disbanded at end of the war in April 1783 but reformed on July 11, 1798 as the United States Marine Corps).

Monday, November 10, 1766

The last Colonial governor of New Jersey, William Franklin, signs the charter of Queen's College (later renamed Rutgers University).

Saturday, November 10, 1674

Anglo-Dutch War: As provided in the Treaty of Westminster of 19 February, Netherlands cedes New Netherlands to England.

Sunday, November 10, 1630

November 11 ndash Day of Dupes: Marie de' Medici unsuccessfully attempts to oust Richelieu.
The first account of the "Childes Tomb" story is published.
November 11 ndash Day of Dupes: Marie de' Medici unsuccessfully attempts to oust Richelieu.
Puritanphleteer Dr. Alexander Leighton publishes "Zion's Plea Against Prelacy: An Appeal to Parliament", an attack on Anglican bishops, in London. He is sentenced by Archbishop William Laud's High Commission Court to public whipping, branding, and having his ears cut off.
First year of Deccan famine in India—which will kill some 2,000,000 in 3 years.
In the Mughal Empire, Shah Jahans Pearl Mosque at Lahore Fort is consecrated (completed 1635).
Thirty Years' War: Swedish intervention starts.
Fedorovych Uprising: Zaporozhian Cossacks rebel against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and occupy a large part of present day Ukraine. After a number of indecisive skirmishes with a Polish army sent to pacify the region, the Treaty of Pereiaslav is signed, ending the uprising.
Paramaribo, Suriname is first settled by the British.

Friday, October 31, 1567 (Julianian calendar)

Although sparse maritime trade existed since its founding, the Ming Dynasty government of China officially revokes the "hai jin" maritime trade ban, reinstating foreign trade with all countries except Japan.
Battle of Saint-Denis: Anne de Montmorency, with 16,000 Royalists, falls on Condé's 3,500 Huguenots. The Huguenots surprisingly hold on for some hours before being driven off. Montmorency is mortally wounded.
Welsh Bible: New Testament first published in Welsh.
The Duke of Alba arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. He replaces Margaret of Parma as Governor of the Netherlands. Prince William of Orange is outlawed, and Count Lamoral of Egmont imprisoned.
Rugby School, one of the oldest public schools in England, is founded.

Saturday, November 1, 1494 (Julianian calendar)

Fra Luca Pacioli's "Summa de arithmetica, geometria, proportioni et proportionalità" is published in Venice, containing the first printed account of algebra in the vernacular and the first published description of the double-entry accounting system.

Sunday, November 1, 1444 (Julianian calendar)

Portuguese explorers reach the mouth of the rivers Senegal and Gambia.
The Iguvine Tables are discovered at Gubbio, Italy.
Portuguese fleet of caravels led by Lançarote de Freitas lands 235 slaves at Algarve, Portugal.
A serious fire occurs at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
The first European slave market for the sale of African slaves, the "Mercado de Escravos", opens in Lagos, Portugal.
Constantine XI, as despotate of the Morea, invades the Latin Duchy of Athens and forces them to pay tribute, and return Thebes to Byzantium.
Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Ladislas of Poland and Hungary are crushed by the Turks under Sultan Murad II. Ladislas is killed.
A serious fire occurs at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
Forces of the Sultan of Egypt fail to take Rhodes from the Knights of Rhodes.

Tuesday, November 2, 1378 (Julianian calendar)

Estimated appearance date of Halley's Comet.

Sunday, November 3, 1202 (Julianian calendar)

Leonardo Fibonacci publishes Liber Abaci, introducing the Arabian zero to Europe.
November 23 ndash Fourth Crusade ndash Siege of Zara: The Crusaders besiege and conquer Zara, Croatia.
The chronicle of Roger of Wendover is of original value as of this year.
The Real Monasterio de Nuestra Senora de Rueda is founded in Aragon Province, Spain.
Pope Innocent III reasserts his right to evaluate and crown the Holy Roman Emperor, in a letter to the duke of Zahringen.
The Almohad fleet expels the Banu Ghaniya from the Balearic Islands.ref name=Picard1997
(circa) The first jesters are hired in European courts.
Leonardo Fibonacci writes "Liber Abaci", about the "modus Indorum", the numbering method of India it is the first major work in Europe toward moving away from the use of Roman numerals.

Thursday, November 9, 461 (Julianian calendar)

Pope Leo I dies at Rome, age 61 (approximate), after a 21-year reign in which he has resisted Manichaeism and defended the Church against Nestorianism. He is succeeded by Hilarius as the 46th pope.
Mamertus is elected bishop of Vienne (Gaul).
Source: Wikipedia