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Historical Events In December - 10

Thursday, 26 May 2022

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

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  Janos Hammerschlag, composer on December - 10.  

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

1887  On December - 10 austria-Hungary/Italy/Great-Britain signs military treaty of Balkan  

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  On December - 10 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  Walter Rein, composer on this day in history.  

1894  On December - 10 earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert  

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

1896  On December - 10 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 December - 10.  

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

1898  On December - 10 anton Mauve, Dutch painter  

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

1901  On December - 10 the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden  

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

1901  F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4) on this day in history.  

1902  On December - 10 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  On December - 10 george J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro)  

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  President Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.  

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

1907  On this day in history 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  King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on December - 10.  

1452  On this day in history 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  On December - 10 birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  

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 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.  

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  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 this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1524  On this day in history death of henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death  

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

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