This date in history: November 10 - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

This date in history: November 10

1775: U.S. Marine Corps is founded at Tun Tavern in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1826: Maj. Henry Wirz is hanged for atrocities committed at Confederate prison in Andersonville, Georgia.

1871: Henry Morton Stanley locates missing explorer, Dr. David Livingstone, near Lake Tanganyika in Africa.

1954: USMC War Memorial is dedicated at Arlington National Cemetery.

1968: Comedian Tracy Morgan is born in The Bronx, New York.

1969: Children's program Sesame Street debuts on National Educational Television Network.

1975: Freighter Edmund Fitzgerald sinks on Lake Superior, killing all 29 crew on board.

1989: German citizens begin work of taking down Berlin Wall.


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