Monday, November 10, 1997
Russian President Boris Yeltsin is scheduled to meet with Chinese President Jiang Zemin.
European Union foreign ministers are to meet in Brussels.
South African President Nelson Mandela and British Prime Minister Tony
Blair are expected to participate at the Socialist International Council meeting in New Delhi.
National Nigerian summit on AIDS and how to prevent the spread of the disease is set to begin.
Nordic Council holds 49th session in Helsinki.
On the horizon
On Tuesday, November 11, Chinese Prime Minister Li Peng is scheduled to visit Japan.
On Wednesday, November 12, the trial of Theodore Kaczynski,
suspect in so-called Unabomber case, is scheduled to begin in Sacramento, California.
On Thursday, November 13, European Union industry ministers are set to meet in Brussels.
On Friday, November 14, voters in Morocco cast their ballots in parliamentary elections.
On Saturday, November 15, Greenpeace is to hold conference on nuclear waste dump along Texas-Mexico border.
On this day
In 1483, Martin Luther, German religious reformer who began the Protestant Reformation, born.
In 1775, the U.S. Marine Corps was authorized under authority of the Continental Congress.
In 1928, Hirohito was crowned Emperor of Japan. He had effectively become head of state and
named Regent when his father became ill in 1920. He ruled until his death in 1989.
In 1942, buoyant after the desert victory at El Alamein, British Prime Minister Winston
Churchill said: "This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is,
perhaps, the end of the beginning."
In 1960, Britain and Romania signed a financial agreement providing for final settlement of British
claims arising from their 1947 peace treaty.
In 1964, Kenya became a one-party state by consent.
In 1989, Bulgarian leader Todor Zhikov stepped down as Communist Party chief and head of
state after 35 years in power.
In 1990, veteran socialist leader Chandra Shekhar was sworn in
as India's new prime minister at the head of its second minority
government in less than a year.
In 1995, President Alija Izetbegovic of Bosnia and Franjo Tudjman of Croatia initialled an
agreement shoring up their federation in the first breakthrough of U.S.-led talks aimed at
ending four years of war in the former Yugoslavia.
Scientists and fans on Sunday dedicated the Carl Sagan Planet Walk, a model universe that stretches more than
three-quarters of a mile through downtown Ithaca, New York, where the late astronomer and physicist lived and
taught at Cornell University. Surf with Sagan at The Dr. Carl Sagan Honorary Site .
Holidays and more
Bolivia marks Local Holiday
It's Remembrance Day in Cayman Islands.
Panama celebrates Independence Day
Mozambique marks City Day
Popular children's show, "Sesame Street," priemered on November 10, 1969.
Actress MacKenzie Phillips is 38.
Actor and Native American rights activist Russell Means is 57.
Lyricist Tim Rice is 53.
Singer Donna Fargo is 48.
Sources: Associated Press,
Chase's Calendar of Events 1997, J.P. Morgan