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Historical Events In December - 10

Monday, 01 March 2021

1787  On December - 10 thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf  

1794  James Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870 on this day in history.  

1799  On this day in history metric system established in France  

1805  John E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church on December - 10.  

1805  Friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in first interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)  

1810  On this day in history tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)  

1813  On December - 10 errico Petrella, composer  

1816  Dutch regain Sumatra on December - 10.  

1817  Mississippi admitted as 20th state on this day in history.  

1820  David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864 on this day in history.  

1821  Nekrassow, writer on December - 10.  

1822  On December - 10 thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878  

1823  Wilhelm Kuhe, composer on December - 10.  

1824  On December - 10 george MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie)  

1826  Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

1830  On December - 10 the birth of Emily Dickinson, American poet  

1830  On this day in history emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems)  

1830  Simon Bolivar, South American freedom fighter/"dictator", dies on December - 10.  

1831  "Spirit of the Times" begins publishing (weekly horse racing sheet) on December - 10.  

1831  Alexander Conze, German archaeologist on this day in history.  

1833  On this day in history dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79  

1836  On this day in history emory College (now Emory University) is chartered in Oxford, Georgia.  

1851  On this day in history the birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system  

1851  Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries on this day in history.  

1864  Sherman reaches Savannah and 12 day siege begins on this day in history.  

1864  General Shermans armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins on December - 10.  

1868  The first traffic lights are installed outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps on this day in history.  

1868  Louis Victor Saar, composer on this day in history.  

1869  On December - 10 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)  

1870  On December - 10 adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses)  

1872  On this day in history johann Babtist Thaller, composer  

1875  Otogaki Rengetsu, zen nun/benefactress of Tessai, dies at about 84 on December - 10.  

1877  Federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68 on December - 10.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1394  On this day in history birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)  

1452  On December - 10 birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

1538  Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) was born on this day in history.  

1588  Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

1679  Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders was born on this day in history.  

1691  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on December - 10.  

1741  Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) was born on December - 10.  

1750  On this day in history birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  

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Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0949  Death of Herman I, Duke of Swabia on this day in history.  

0969  On December - 10 death of nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered  

1041  On December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on this day in history.  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on December - 10.  

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on this day in history.  

1524  Death of Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.  

1572  On this day in history death of cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72  

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