11/10/2017 12:01:00 AM Today In History - November 10
Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Reprinted By Permission From OnThisDay.com
Today in History in 1954 the Iwo Jima Memorial was dedicated in Arlington, Virginia; and in 1982 Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened in Washington, D.C.
Our on this day in history archives contain over 200,000 events, birthdays and deaths from 6,000 years of history. Here is a roundup of a few of them:
1864 - Kingston, Ga. burned during Sherman's March to the Sea
1871 - Henry Morton Stanley in Ujiji, Central Africa, encounters David Livingstone with the immortal words 'Dr Livingstone, I presume?'
1908 - 1st Gideon Bible put in a hotel room
1911 - Andrew Carnegie forms Carnegie Corp (for scholarly & charitable works)
1940 - Walt Disney begins serving as an informer for the Los Angeles office of the FBI; his job is to report back information on Hollywood subversives.
1950 - Nobel for literature awarded to William Faulkner
1954 - Iwo Jima Memorial (servicemen raising US flag) dedicated in Arlington
1969 - "Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV
1982 - Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened
2010 - Alan Menken, famous Disney composer, receives the 2,442nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
1483 - Martin Luther, Eisleben Germany, founded Protestantism, (d.1546)
1889 - Claude Rains, London, actor (Invisible Man, Casablanca)
1924 - Russell Johnson, actor, (professor-Gilligan's Island)
1925 - Richard Burton, South Wales, actor (Cleopatra, Virginia Woolf)
1928 - Norma Crane, NY, actress (Tea & Sympathy, Fiddler on the Roof)
1932 - Roy Scheider, actor (Jaws, French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion) (d. 2008)
1935 - Pippa Scott, Los Angeles California, actress (Virginian, Mr Lucky)
1935 - Ronald Ellwin Evans, St Francis Ks, Captain USN/astronaut (Apollo 17)
1944 - Tim Rice, Amersham, England, lyricist (Chess Moves, 1 Night in Bangkok)
1945 - Donna Fargo, NC, country singer (Happiest Girl in Whole USA)
1959 - MacKenzie Phillips, Alexandria Va, actress (Julie-1 Day at a Time)
1963 - Hugh Bonneville, English actor
1977 - Brittany Murphy, American actress
1926 - Belgium crown prince Leopold weds princess Astrid Bernadotte of Sweden
1963 - Actress Doris Roberts (33) weds novelist William Goyen (48)
1965 - Neth 2nd Chamber accept marriage of Princess Beatrice & Claus von Amsberg
1973 - Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully (45) weds Sandra Hunt
2001 - "Four Weddings and A Funeral" actress Andie MacDowell (43) weds businessman Rhett Hartzog (42) at Central United Methodist Church in Asheville, North Carolina
2006 - "The Grudge" actor Jason Behr (32) weds actress KaDee Strickland (30) in Ojai, California
2007 - Former "E.R." actress Julianna Margulies (41) weds lawyer Keith Lieberthal in Lenox, Massachusetts
2012 - Actor Ben Hollingsworth (28) weds lingerie designer Nila Myers in Malibu
1975 - Journalist Ben Bradlee (54) divorces Antoinette Pinchot after 19 years of marriage
1891 - Arthur Rimbaud, French poet/arms merchant (Saison en Enfer), dies of a bone cancer at 37
1973 - Stringbean, country singer/comedian/banjoist (Hee Haw), dies at 58
2006 - Jack Palance, American actor (b. 1919)
2007 - Laraine Day, American actress (b. 1920)
2007 - Augustus F. Hawkins, American politician and civil rights lawmaker (b. 1907)
2007 - Norman Mailer, American novelist, dies at 84
2008 - Miriam Makeba, South African singer and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1932)
2010 - Dino De Laurentiis, Italian film producer (b. 1919)
2011 - Peter J. Biondi, American state legislator (New Jersey) and former mayor (b. 1942)
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