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Historical Events In December - 10

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

1878  Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972) on this day in history.  

1882  On December - 10 john Brahms' "Gesang der the Parzen," premieres  

1882  Otto Neurath, Aust/Brit philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences) on December - 10.  

1883  Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador on December - 10.  

1885  Janos Hammerschlag, composer on December - 10.  

1886  Victor McLaglen, England, actor (Informer, Acad Award-1935) on this day in history.  

1887  Austria-Hungary/Italy/Great-Britain signs military treaty of Balkan on December - 10.  

1888  On this day in history mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79  

1889  Ray Collins, Sacramento CA, actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie) on December - 10.  

1889  On this day in history anzengruber, writer, dies  

1890  George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes) on this day in history.  

1890  Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen (Net India 1861-66), dies at 84 on this day in history.  

1891  On December - 10 leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966)  

1893  Walter Rein, composer on this day in history.  

1894  Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert on this day in history.  

1896  1st intercollegiate basketball game (Wesleyan beats Yale 4-3) on this day in history.  

1896  On this day in history alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63  

1897  Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love) on December - 10.  

1898  On this day in history spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam  

1898  Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR & Guam on this day in history.  

1898  On December - 10 anton Mauve, Dutch painter  

1899  -15] British "Black Week" due to nederlagen in South Africa on this day in history.  

1901  The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden on this day in history.  

1901  On December - 10 1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy)  

1901  On this day in history f Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)  

1902  On December - 10 women are given the right to vote in Tasmania.  

1903  Marie Curie becomes the first woman to receive a Nobel prize on this day in history.  

1903  On December - 10 nobel for physics awarded to Pierre/Marie Curie  

1903  On December - 10 george J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro)  

1904  King Peter I of Sweden named nationalist regime on December - 10.  

1904  James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies on this day in history.  

1906  President Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

1906  Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

1907  On December - 10 ruyard Kipling receives Nobel prize for literature  

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

1538  On this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1691  On December - 10 birth of cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  

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

1750  Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0949  On December - 10 death of herman I, Duke of Swabia  

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  On December - 10 death of averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126)  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on this day in history.  

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on December - 10.  

1524  On December - 10 death of henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death  

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.  

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