On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
The U.S. Marine Corps is established, based on a resolution drafted by future president John Adams.
George Bernard Shaw's play Heartbreak House premieres at the Garrick Theatre in New York City.
Author William Faulkner wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Sesame Street, a children's television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney, premieres on PBS.
Gottlieb Daimler's son Paul becomes the first motorcyclist when he takes his dad's invention for a six-mile spin.
President Woodrow Wilson pushes a button from the White House and symbolically opens the Port of Houston to international commerce.
Michinomiya Hirohito is enthroned as the 124th emperor of Japan and goes on to become the longest reigning monarch in the country's history.
Actor and dancer Gregory Hines performs at the Fashion Follies, a charity event that raises money for breast cancer research.
Born on This Day
Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian / 1968 -
Comedic actor Tracy Morgan, known for his unpredictable antics, got his big break on Saturday Night Live. His 30 Rock character was loosely based on his over-the-top personality.
Born: November 10, 1968
Age: 45 years old
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Comedian
1983 | 30 years old
1925 | 58 years old
Born: November 10, 1959
Age: 54 years old
Birthplace: Alexandria, Virginia, United States
1977 | 32 years old
1971 | 28 years old
Died on This Day
Died: November 10, 2007
Age: 84 years old
Place: New York, New York , United States
Occupation: Journalist, Author
2006 | 87 years old
2001 | 66 years old
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