Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Monday, November 10, 2008
Saturday, November 10, 2007
Friday, November 10, 2006
Monday, November 10, 2003
Saturday, November 10, 1990
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.
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
British Airways inaugurates regular London to New York City supersonic Concorde service.
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
Thursday, November 10, 1966
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
" is first published by Joseph Heller.
Congolese soldiers murder 13 Italian United Nations pilots.
Monday, November 10, 1958
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
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.
Great Britain began withdrawing its troops from Palestine.
Friday, November 10, 1944
Tuesday, November 10, 1942
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.
Wednesday, November 10, 1937
Saturday, November 10, 1928
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
Thursday, November 10, 1887
Friday, November 10, 1876
Tuesday, November 10, 1874
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
Tuesday, November 10, 1812
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
Friday, November 10, 1775
Monday, November 10, 1766
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.
First year of Deccan famine
in India—which will kill some 2,000,000 in 3 years.
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.
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.
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.
A serious fire occurs at St Paul's Cathedral in London.
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.
Forces of the Sultan of Egypt fail to take Rhodes
from the Knights of Rhodes
Tuesday, November 2, 1378 (Julianian calendar)
Sunday, November 3, 1202 (Julianian calendar)
Leonardo Fibonacci publishes Liber Abaci, introducing the Arabian zero to Europe.
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 jester
s are hired in European courts.
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)