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Historical Events In December - 10

Friday, 14 May 2021

1787  On this day in history thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf  

1794  On December - 10 james Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870  

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 December - 10.  

1810  On December - 10 tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in first interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)  

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

1813  On this day in history errico Petrella, composer  

1816  Dutch regain Sumatra on December - 10.  

1817  Mississippi admitted as 20th state on December - 10.  

1820  David Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864 on December - 10.  

1821  Nekrassow, writer on December - 10.  

1822  Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878 on this day in history.  

1823  On December - 10 wilhelm Kuhe, composer  

1824  George MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie) on December - 10.  

1826  Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68 on December - 10.  

1830  The birth of Emily Dickinson, American poet on December - 10.  

1830  Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems) on December - 10.  

1830  Simon Bolivar, South American freedom fighter/"dictator", dies on this day in history.  

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

1831  Alexander Conze, German archaeologist on December - 10.  

1833  On December - 10 dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79  

1836  On December - 10 emory College (now Emory University) is chartered in Oxford, Georgia.  

1851  The birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system on this day in history.  

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

1864  On December - 10 sherman reaches Savannah and 12 day siege begins  

1864  On December - 10 general Shermans armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins  

1868  On this day in history 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.  

1868  On December - 10 louis Victor Saar, composer  

1869  Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) on December - 10.  

1870  Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses) on December - 10.  

1872  Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on this day in history.  

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

1877  On December - 10 federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1394  On December - 10 birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)  

1452  On this day in history birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

1538  On December - 10 birth of giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)  

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  On this day in history birth of cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  

1741  On December - 10 birth of agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)  

1750  On December - 10 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 December - 10.  

0969  Death of Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.  

1041  On this day in history 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  On December - 10 death of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)  

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

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on this day in history.  

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