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Historical Events In December - 10

Thursday, 22 April 2021

1878  Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d.1972) on December - 10.  

1882  John Brahms' "Gesang der the Parzen," premieres on this day in history.  

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

1883  On this day in history andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador  

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 this day in history.  

1888  Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79 on December - 10.  

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

1889  Anzengruber, writer, dies on December - 10.  

1890  On this day in history george Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)  

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

1891  Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966) on December - 10.  

1893  On December - 10 walter Rein, composer  

1894  Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert on December - 10.  

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

1896  Alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1897  Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love) on this day in history.  

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

1898  On December - 10 spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR & Guam  

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 this day in history 1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy)  

1901  On December - 10 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 December - 10.  

1903  Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre/Marie Curie on this day in history.  

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  James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 & 15 in Test for England), dies on December - 10.  

1906  On this day in history 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  Ruyard Kipling receives Nobel prize for literature on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1452  On this day in history 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  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 December - 10.  

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  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 December - 10.  

1041  Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on December - 10.  

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on December - 10.  

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

1508  On this day in history death of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)  

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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