Daily Calendar for November 10th, 2019

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1480s

  • Born 1483: Martin Luther (founder of the Lutheran church)

1690s

  • Born 1697: William Hogarth (painter)

1770s

  • 1775: The American Continental Congress established a full-time national Marine Corps, the Continental Marines

1800s

  • Born 1801: Samuel Gridley Howe (physician)

1870s

  • 1871: Journalist Henry Morton Stanley located missing Scottish missionary, David Livingstone, in Central Africa, and delivered his famous greeting, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume."

  • Born 1874: Donald Baxter Macmillan (arctic explorer)

1880s

  • Born 1889: Claude Rains (actor)

1890s

  • 1895: Statue of Our Lady of Prompt Succor first in the United States to be canonically crowned, New Orleans, Louisiana

1910s

  • Born 1913: Karl Jay Shapiro (poet)

  • 1919: National Book Week was first observed in the United States100 Years Ago

1920s

  • Born 1925: Richard Burton (actor)

1930s

  • Born 1932: Roy Scheider (actor)

  • Born 1934: Norm Cash (baseball player)

1950s

  • Born 1956: Sinbad (actor)

  • 1958: Jeweler Harry Winston donated the Hope Diamond to the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C.

  • Born 1959: MacKenzie Phillips (actress)

1960s

  • 1969: Sesame Street made its television debut50 Years Ago

  • Born 1969: Ellen Pompeo (actress)

  • 1969: Gene Autry received a gold record for the single, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," 20 years after its release50 Years Ago

1970s

  • 1970: Luna 17 spacecraft launched

  • 1975: The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, an ore boat with 29 crewmen aboard, sank during a storm on Lake Superior

  • Born 1977: Brittany Murphy (actress)

1980s

  • Died 1982: Leonid Brezhnev (Russian Premier)

  • Born 1985: Giovonnie Samuels (actress)

  • Born 1986: Josh Peck (actor)

2000s

  • Died 2006: Jack Palance (actor)

  • Died 2007: Norman Mailer (author)

  • Died 2008: Miriam Makeba (singer, referred to as Mama Africa)

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