History November 10th

Discussion in 'History' started by Zsandmann, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. Zsandmann

    Zsandmann Premium Member

    1969 - Seseme Street went on the air.
    1775 - US Marine Corp Founded
     
  2. Zsandmann

    Zsandmann Premium Member

    2004 - Yassir Arafat - Leader of Palastine dies.
     
  3. JcMinJapan

    JcMinJapan Premium Member

    0461 - St Leo I ends his reign as Catholic Pope

    0911 - Conrad I elected German King

    1526 - John I Z polyai of Transsylvania chosen as king of Hungary

    1785 - Netherlands and France signs treaty

    1793 - France ends forced worship of God

    1801 - Kentucky outlaws dueling

    1808 - Osage Treaty signed

    1836 - Louis Napoleon banished to America

    1864 - Austrian Archduke Maximilian became emperor of Mexico

    1891 - Granville T Woods patents electric railway

    1908 - 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room

    1918 - Independence of Poland proclaimed by J¢zef Pilsudski

    1928 - Hirohito ascended throne as Emperor of Japan

    1938 - Nobel for literature awarded to Pearl Buck (Good Earth)

    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

    1966 - Jack Lynch becomes Irish premier

    1966 - Lunar Orbiter 2 reaches 196-1871 km around Moon

    1968 - Launch of Zond 6, 2nd unmanned circumlunar and return flight

    1970 - Luna 17, with unmanned self-propelled Lunokhod 1, is launched

    1975 - PLO leader Yasser Arafat addresses UN in NYC