Today in history - Nov. 10
oday is Friday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2006. There are 51 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 10, 1775, the U.S. Marines were organized under authority of the Continental Congress.
On this date:
In 1871, journalist-explorer Henry M. Stanley found Scottish missionary David Livingstone, who had not been heard from for years, near Lake Tanganyika in central Africa.
In 1919, the American Legion opened its first national convention, in Minneapolis.