November 10 holidays in 2020

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
World Science Day for Peace and Development
- International
Shout in Villa de los Santos
Panama National Holiday
Remembrance Day
Turks and caicos islands Observance
Ataturk Memorial Day
Turkey Observance
Marine Corps Birthday
- Weird
National Forget-Me-Not Day
- Weird
National Vanilla Cupcake Day
- Weird

Historical Events on November 10

  • 1702: James Moore leads English colonists as they attack St. Augustine during the Queen Anne’s War.
  • 1766: Colonial Governor of New Jersey – William Franklin – signs the charter for Queen’s College. This college would eventually be renamed Rutgers University.
  • 1775: On this day, the U.S Marine Corps are founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by Samuel Nicholas.
  • 1865: Confederate Major Henry Wirz – a Swiss immigrant and a superintendent of the Anderson Prison in Andersonville, Georgia – is hanged for war crimes.
  • 1954: The USMC War Memorial is dedicated by United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower in Arlington Ridge Park in Virginia.
  • 1970: During the Vietnam War, an entire week elapses with no official reports of American combat fatalities in the Southeast Asian theater of operation.
  • 1983: Windows 1.0 is announced by Bill Gates but doesn’t actually begin shipping until November of 1985.
  • 1989: Germans begin tearing down sections of the Berlin Wall.

Famous Birthdays on November 10

  • German monk and leader of the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther is born in 1483.
  • Dutch poet and politician Jacob Cats is born in 1577.
  • English physician and astronomer John Bevis is born in 1695.
  • American singer and actor Jane Froman is born in 1907.
  • English author John Moore is born in 1907.
  • American poet Karl Shapiro is born in 1913.
  • American trumpet player and composer Billy May is born in 1916.
  • German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate Ernst Otto Fischer is born in 1918.
  • American actor Roy Scheider is born in 1932.
  • American singer and guitarist Tommy Facenda is born in 1939.
  • American economist and Nobel Prize laureate Robert F. Engle is born in 1942.
  • American author and historian Mark E. Neely, Jr. is born in 1944.
  • American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Donna Fargo is born in 1945.
  • American screenwriter and producer Debra Hill is born in 1950.
  • American author, poet and journalist, Holly Black is born in 1971.
  • American actress Brittany Murphy is born in 1977.
  • American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, Jason Dunham is born in 1981.

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