Today in History for 10th November 2019

Historical Events

1911 – Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corporation for scholarly and charitable works
1955 – “Vamp” opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances
1971 – US table tennis team arrived in China
1975 – Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald with crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
1978 – Israel’s top negotiators broke away from Middle East peace talks
2013 – Spaniard Marc Márquez wins the 2013 MotoGP World Championship to become its youngest ever winner at 20

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Famous Birthdays

1883 – Bedrich Antonin Wiedermann, Czech organist and composer, born in Ivanovice na Hané, Czech Republic (d. 1951)
1919 – Moise Tshombe, President of Katanga, then premier of the Congo (Zaire), born in Musumba (d. 1969)
1919 – Bulldog Turner, American NFL center (Chicago Bears), born in Plains, Texas (d. 1998)
1935 – Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov, Russian astrophysicist and cosmologist, born in Moscow, Russian SFSR
1958 – Stephen Herek, American film director (Dolly Parton’s Coat of Many Colors), born in San Antonio, Texas
1984 – Kendrick Perkins, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), born in Nederland, Texas

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Famous Deaths

1843 – John Trumbull, American painter (Declaration of Independence), dies at 87
1971 – Walter Van Tilburg Clark, American author (Ox-Bow Incident), dies at 62
1984 – Sudie Bond, American actress (Love Story, Johnny Dangerously), dies of a respiratory ailment at 56
1984 – Xavier Herbert, Australian author (b. 1901)
1990 – Ronnie Dyson, American singer (Salvation-I Don’t Wanna Cry), dies at 40
2007 – Laraine Day [La Raine Johnson], American actress (Dr. KIldaire, Foreign Correspondent), dies at 87

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