On November 10, 1885, world’s first motorcycle was unveiled by German engineer Gottlieb Daimler. On the same day in 1970, the Great Wall of China was opened for tourism.
1493: – Christopher Columbus discovered Antigua during his second expedition.
1834: – HMS Beagle sailed from Valparaiso.
1885: – The world’s first motorcycle was unveiled by German engineer Gottlieb Daimler.
1918: – Independence of Poland proclaimed by Jozef Pilsudski.
1926: – Vincent Massey became 1st Canadian minister to USA.
1940: – Walt Disney started serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI.
1942: – US troops occupied airport of Port-Lyautey, Morocco.
1944: – Ammunition Ship USS Mount Hood (AE-11) exploded at Seeadler Harbour.
1951: – First long distance telephone call took place without operator assistance.
1969: – American children’s television educational series Sesame Street made its debut on PBS.
1970: – The Great Wall of China was opened for tourism.
1975: – A resolution equating Zionism with racism was approved by UN General Assembly. It was repealed in December 1991.
1976: – The execution of convicted murderer Gary Gilmore was approved by Utah Supreme Court.
1980: – Solidarity union was acknowledged by Poland.
1982: – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. was opened for visitors.
2008: – NASA declared the Phoenix mission concluded after losing communications.
Days observed on November 10: –
- International Accounting Day
- Sesame Street Day
- National Vanilla Cupcake Day