TODAY IN HISTORY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT Nov. 10, 1775
The U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress. ALSO ON THIS DATE
Journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley found Scottish missionary David Livingstone, who had not been heard from for years, near Lake Tanganyika in central Africa.
41 suffragists were arrested for picketing in front of the White House.
Hirohito was enthroned as Emperor of Japan.
Kate Smith first sang Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” on her CBS radio program. Turkish statesman Mustafa Kemal Ataturk died in Istanbul at age 57.
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.”