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November 10: Facts & Historical Events On This Day

Facts & Historic Events That Happened on November 10

November 10th is Forget-me-not Day as well as Sesame Street Day.

We’ve made it to the 314th day of the year! There are 51 days left until we reach the new year.

For those of you who were born on November 10, your zodiac sign is Scorpio.

This day in history has certainly had its trials and tribulations, but it was also a day of invention and discovery. Here you’ll find out what makes November 10 an important day in history.

Did you know that on this day in 1885, German engineer Gottlieb Daimler unveiled the world’s first motorcycle? It was referred to as the Daimler Reitwagen when it was announced.

Keep reading for more facts about November 10th in history!

What Happened On November 10 In History?


Iran claimed to have found over 50 billion barrels of oil in the country’s Khuzestan province.

According to President Hassan Rouhani, the area covered 1,490 square miles and was 262 feet deep.
Source CNN

Bruno Mars released his “Uptown Funk” single.

It won the Billboard 2015 and Grammy 2016 Song of the Year along with the Grammy 2016 Record Of The Year.

17 soldiers lost their lives in a helicopter crash during bad weather in Turkey.

The disaster happened in the Pervari District where the helicopter found itself surrounded in thick fog and crashed into a mountain.
Source CNN

Musical comedy “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” was first performed at the Minskoff Theatre, New York City, US.


American Christmas comedy “Home Alone” with Macaulay Culkin premiered in Chicago, US.

The movie is an all-time classic and reached $476.7 million USD at box office! The movie continued in 1992 with "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York."

The US Federal Government shut down for three days.

OTD in 1983: The US Federal Government shut down for three days.
This was because president Ronald Reagan and the Democratic party had disagreements on funding more education and less on defense and foreign aid.

Mexico was loaned $3.8 billion by the International Money Fund to prevent its insolvency.


41 Suffragists were arrested at the White House, Washington D.C.

Brave women from across the United States left the National Woman's Party's headquarters at Cameron House, Washington D.C, and headed to the White House to protest for the right to vote. Forty-one women were arrested and given prison sentences as a consequence.

German engineer Gottlieb Daimler unveiled the world’s first motorcycle, referred to as the Daimler Reitwagen.


The Festival of Reason was held on this day at Notre Dame, Paris.

The Festival of Reason was part of France's dechristianization, which was an attempt to banish Christianity. The Festival of Reason ordered that all Christian Churches be transformed into Temples of Reason. On this day across the country, altars were dismantled, and the churches were transformed. This was a new religious concept drawn up by the French government called the Cult of Reason, and this was a catalyst for the French revolution, as Christians had their religious beliefs and places of worship taken from them.

Did you know that on this day, November 10th 1885, German engineer Gottlieb Daimler unveiled the world’s first motorcycle?