November 10

This Day in History

1995

Saro-Wiwa Executed, Causes Outrage

"On this day in 1995, Nigerian author, television producer, and environmental activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, was executed, provoking international outrage against the Nigerian government and Royal Dutch … (more...)

1885

First Motorcycle Ride

On this day in 1885, Paul Daimler made the first ever journey on a motorcycle. The short drive, over a distance of 5.5 kilometres from Cannstatt to Untertürkheim in southern Germany, was made on the … (more...)