TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Nov. 10, 1766

Rut­gers, the State Uni­ver­sity of New Jersey, had its be­gin­nings as Wil­liam Franklin, the Royal Gov­er­nor of New Jersey, signed a char­ter es­tab­lish­ing Queen’s Col­lege in New Brunswick.

ALSO ON THIS DATE 1919

The Amer­i­can Le­gion opened its first na­tional con­ven­tion in Min­neapo­lis.

1942

Win­ston Churchill de­liv­ered a speech in Lon­don in which he said, “I have not be­come the King’s First Min­is­ter to pre­side over the liq­ui­da­tion of the Bri­tish Em­pire.”

1951

Cus­tomer-di­aled long-dis­tance tele­phone ser­vice be­gan as Mayor M. Les­lie Denning of En­gle­wood, New Jersey, called Alameda, Cal­i­for­nia, Mayor Frank Os­borne with­out op­er­a­tor as­sis­tance.

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