Historical Events for 10th November 2021

1857 – First American Chess Congress is won by Paul Morphy; beats Louis Paulson, 6-2 for a tournament record of 14 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss
1883 – Toronto Argonauts defeat Ottawa FC 9-7, for 1st ORFU Championship
1942 – Philip Barry’s “Without Love” premieres in NYC
1950 – After 9 years, Cleveland Indians fire manager Lou Boudreau
1958 – Bertolt Brecht’s play ” The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” premieres in Stuttgart, West Germany
1990 – Chandra Shekhar becomes 8th Prime Minister of India
2014 – “Uptown Funk” single released by Bruno Mars (Billboard Song of the Year 2015, Grammy Record Of The Year, Grammy Song of the Year 2016)
2014 – Ethel Kennedy is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama
2015 – Portugal’s minority government is toppled by left-wing opposition 2 weeks after coming to power
2020 – Word of the year is “Lockdown” according to Collins English Dictionary

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