November 10: What Happened on This Day in History (Elementary Level)?
(Page last edited 10/12/2017)
- 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.
- 1958 - The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston.
- 1969 - National Educational Television (the predecessor to the Public Broadcasting Service) in the United States debuts the children's televisionprogram Sesame Street.
- 1984 - The first Breeders' Cup takes place at Hollywood Park Racetrack.
- 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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