About November 10

November 10, 2024 is the 315th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 51 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Scorpio is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Topaz is the modern birthstone for this month. Pearl is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 80 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On November 10

  • 1444
    Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw III of Poland) are crushed by the Turks under Sultan Murad II and Vladislaus is killed.
  • 1520
    Danish King Christian II executes dozens of people in the Stockholm Bloodbath after a successful invasion of Sweden.
  • 1619
    René Descartes has the dreams that inspire his Meditations on First Philosophy.
  • 1674
    Anglo-Dutch War: As provided in the Treaty of Westminster, Netherlands cedes New Netherlands to England.
  • 1821
    Cry of Independence by Rufina Alfaro at La Villa de Los Santos, Panama setting into motion a revolt which lead to Panama’s independence from Spain and to it immediately becoming part of Colombia
  • 1871
    Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer and missionary, Dr. David Livingstone in Ujiji, near Lake Tanganyika, famously greeting him with the words, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”.
  • 1910
    The date of Thomas A. Davis’ opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.
  • 1942
    World War II: Germany invades Vichy France following French Admiral François Darlan’s agreement to an armistice with the Allies in North Africa.
  • 1944
    The ammunition ship USS Mount Hood explodes at Seeadler Harbour, Manus, Admiralty Islands, killing at least 432 and wounding 371.
  • 1945
    Heavy fighting in Surabaya between Indonesian nationalists and returning colonialists after World War II, today celebrated as Heroes’ Day (Hari Pahlawan).
  • 1951
    Direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.
  • 1954
    U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicates the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) in Arlington National Cemetery.
  • 1969
    National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children’s television program Sesame Street.
  • 1970
    Vietnam War: Vietnamization – For the first time in five years, an entire week ends with no reports of American combat fatalities in Southeast Asia.
  • 1972
    Southern Airways Flight 49 from Birmingham, Alabama is hijacked and, at one point, is threatened with crashing into the nuclear installation at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. After two days, the plane lands in Havana, Cuba, where the hijackers are jailed by Fidel Castro.
  • 1975
    The 729-foot-long freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald sinks during a storm on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew on board.
  • 1975
    United Nations Resolution 3379: United Nations General Assembly approves a resolution equating Zionism with racism (the resolution is repealed in December 1991 by Resolution 4686).
  • 1995
    In Nigeria, playwright and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, along with eight others from the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (Mosop), are hanged by government forces.
  • 1997
    WorldCom and MCI Communications announce a $37 billion merger (the largest merger in US history at the time).
  • 2006
    Sri Lankan Tamil Parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj is assassinated in Colombo.

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