Today in History - November 10

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Today in History - November 10

Thursday, Nov 10 2011 by kjfitz
1979 - A 106-car Canadian Pacific freight train carrying explosive and poisonous chemicals from Windsor, Ontario derails resulting in over 200,000 people being evacuated in what was then the largest peacetime evacuation in North America.

Mississauga train derailment (11/10/79)
1988 - Dock Landing Ship USS Shadwell (LSD-15) is decommissioned.

Dock Landing Ship USS Shadwell (LSD-15) now a US Navy damage control test ship