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5 Fun Facts About November 10 In Alabama History

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1. On November 10, 1970, the National Guard was deployed to the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery after students had been protesting for several days. The standoff resulted in one student being killed and several injured.

2. The USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile officially opened on November 10, 1964. The park features the USS Alabama battleship, the USS Drum submarine, and various aircraft and weapons used during World War II.

3. On November 10, 1932, the movie "Scarface" premiered in Birmingham, Alabama. The movie, starring Paul Muni and directed by Howard Hawks, was a box office success and went on to become a classic gangster film.

4. On November 10, 1984, former Alabama governor George Wallace announced his retirement from politics due to failing health. Wallace, who served as Alabama governor for four terms, is remembered for his opposition to the Civil Rights Movement and his infamous stand in the schoolhouse door at the University of Alabama.

5. Alabama football coach Nick Saban won his 100th game at the University of Alabama on November 10, 2012, with a win over Texas A&M. Saban, who joined Alabama in 2007, has since gone on to become one of the most successful coaches in college football history.
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