October 10 | Facts

October 10 | Facts

  1845 The U.S. Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Md. 1886 The tuxedo dinner jacket made its debut at a ball in Tuxedo Park, N.Y. 1911 Sun Yat-sen’s revolutionaries overthrew the Manchu dynasty in China. 1935 George Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess debuted on Broadway. 1943 Chiang Kai-shek took the oath of office as president of China. 1970 Fiji gained its independence from Great Britain. […]

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