Today In History – 10 November, 2020

Important Events

1619 René Descartes has the dream that inspires his “Meditations on First Philosophy”

1674 Dutch formally cede New Netherlands (New York) to the English

1885 German engineer Gottlieb Daimler unveils the world’s first motorcycle

1918 Western Union Cable Office in North Sydney, Nova Scotia receives a top-secret coded message from Europe stating on November 11, 1918 all fighting would cease on land, sea and in the air

1989 Germans begin demolishing the Berlin Wall

Today In Film & TV

1969 “Sesame Street” premieres on PBS TV

2010 Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Today In Sports

1991 South Africa’s 1st cricket international since 1970 – one-day v India


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