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This Day in History: November 10

November 10: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?

(Page last edited 10/12/2017)

  1. 1951 - Direct-dial coast-to-coast telephone service begins in the United States.
  2. 1954 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower dedicates the USMC War Memorial (Iwo Jima memorial) in Arlington National Cemetery.
  3. 1958 - The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston.
  4. 1969 - National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children's televisionprogram Sesame Street.
  5. 1984 - The first Breeders' Cup takes place at Hollywood Park Racetrack.
  6. Famous Birthdays: Martin Luther (German Protestant reformer), John Bevis (English physician and astronomer), William Hogarth (English artist), Winston Churchill (American novelist), Ronald Evans (American astronaut )

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