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Historical Events In December - 10

Friday, 03 July 2020

1927  On December - 10 grand Ole Opry makes its 1st radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN  

1928  John Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica) on this day in history.  

1929  On this day in history bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st  

1929  On this day in history dan Blocker, Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza)  

1930  Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman on December - 10.  

1931  Jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

1931  Max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Six Chansons), dies at 69 on December - 10.  

1932  On December - 10 thailand receives its first constitution  

1932  On December - 10 king Rama VII (Prajadhipok) grants Thailand a constitution  

1934  Fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp on December - 10.  

1935  On December - 10 a's sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000  

1935  On this day in history john H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78  

1936  On December - 10 england replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI  

1936  King Edward VIII abdicates throne to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson on this day in history.  

1936  Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69 on this day in history.  

1938  26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on December - 10.  

1938  Mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35 on December - 10.  

1939  On this day in history green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0  

1939  On December - 10 wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45  

1940  British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) on this day in history.  

1941  On this day in history hMS PRINCE OF WALES sunk off Kuantan, Malaya in the South China Sea as many as 5 or 6 torpedoes from Japanese Navy land-based aircraft (Nells and Bettys).Of the crew of 1,612 327 were lost.  

1941  HMS REPULSE sunk with HMS PRince of Wales but hit by 5 torpedoes. Destroyers rescued 1,285 officers and men on this day in history.  

1941  British battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore on December - 10.  

1942  On this day in history hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people"  

1943  On this day in history british 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy  

1944  9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history aust Services lose 3rd Victory Test Cricket to India by 6 wkts  

1946  Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 66 on December - 10.  

1947  On this day in history uSSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement  

1948  UN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights on this day in history.  

1950  Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.  

1952  Yitchak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel on December - 10.  

1952  Izhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel on December - 10.  

1953  "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 perfs 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 December - 10.  

1452  On December - 10 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  On December - 10 birth of willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1691  On this day in history 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 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  Death of Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.  

1041  On December - 10 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  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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