November 10 in History
1775November 10, 1775:
The United States Marine Corps is established.
1898November 10, 1898:
White supremacists undertake what would become known as the Wilmington coup and massacre, resulting in the death of 60 Black Americans.
1928November 10, 1928:
The World War I novel, “All Quiet on the Western Front” is published in Vossische Zeitung, a German newspaper.
1958November 10, 1958:
Washington D.C.’s Smithsonian Institution receives a blue diamond, known as the Hope diamond as a donation.
1969November 10, 1969:
“Sesame Street” makes its debut on the National Educational Television channel.
1975November 10, 1975:
The Edmund Fitzgerald, an American cargo ship, sinks in Lake Superior during a storm.
1990November 10, 1990:
Popular American comedy movie, “Home Alone” is premiered in Chicago.
1995November 10, 1995:
Nigerian writer and environment activist Ken Saro-Wiwa is executed by hanging with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People for the alleged murder of four traditional leaders.
2001November 10, 2001:
The World Trade Organization finally approves the membership of China.
2019November 10, 2019:
The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales resigns after he was accused of winning the elections as a result of electoral irregularities.