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Historical Events In December - 10

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

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

1882  On this day in history john Brahms' "Gesang der the Parzen," premieres  

1882  On this day in history otto Neurath, Aust/Brit philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)  

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

1885  On December - 10 janos Hammerschlag, composer  

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 December - 10 mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79  

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

1889  Anzengruber, writer, dies on this day in history.  

1890  George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes) on December - 10.  

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

1891  Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966) on this day in history.  

1893  On this day in history walter Rein, composer  

1894  On this day in history earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert  

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

1898  Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR & Guam on December - 10.  

1898  On this day in history anton Mauve, Dutch painter  

1899  On December - 10 -15] British "Black Week" due to nederlagen in South Africa  

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

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

1901  F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4) on December - 10.  

1902  On this day in history women are given the right to vote in Tasmania.  

1903  On this day in history marie Curie becomes the first woman to receive a Nobel prize  

1903  Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre/Marie Curie on December - 10.  

1903  George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro) on December - 10.  

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

1904  On this day in history james Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies  

1906  On December - 10 president Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize  

1906  On this day in history pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize  

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

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1394  King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on this day in history.  

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  On December - 10 birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  

1679  On December - 10 birth of willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1691  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on this day in history.  

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

1750  Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799) was born on December - 10.  

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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  On this day in history death of nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered  

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  On this day in history antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90  

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 December - 10.  

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