This Day In History: 11/10/1969 - Sesame Street Debuts - HISTORY

This Day In History: 11/10/1969 - Sesame Street Debuts

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Discover what happened in history on November 10 in this video of This Day in History. On November 10, 1775, the United States Marine Corps was born thanks to a resolution passed by the Second Continental Congress. On November 10, 1928, Notre Dame football coach Knute Rockne gave the most famous locker room talk in the history of the game. After he told them to "win one for the dipper", Notre Dame won the game 12 to 6. On November 10, 1970, China opened up the Great Wall of China to tourism for the first time in history. Lastly, on November 10, 1968, Jim Henson debuted Sesame Street for the first time. Although critics said that the educational value of the show was lessened because of its emphasis on fun, generations of young people continue to learn and have fun through the characters on Sesame Street.

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