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Historical Events In December - 10

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

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

1928  On this day in history john Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica)  

1929  Bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st on December - 10.  

1929  On December - 10 dan Blocker, Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza)  

1930  Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman on this day in history.  

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

1931  On December - 10 max Elskamp, Belgian author/poet (Six Chansons), dies at 69  

1932  Thailand receives its first constitution on this day in history.  

1932  King Rama VII (Prajadhipok) grants Thailand a constitution on December - 10.  

1934  Fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp on this day in history.  

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

1935  John H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78 on December - 10.  

1936  On this day in history england replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI  

1936  King Edward VIII abdicates throne to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson on December - 10.  

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

1938  On this day in history 26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7  

1938  On December - 10 mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35  

1939  Green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0 on December - 10.  

1939  Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 on December - 10.  

1940  On December - 10 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  

1941  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 on December - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

1942  Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people" on December - 10.  

1943  British 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy on December - 10.  

1944  On this day in history 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis  

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

1946  On December - 10 damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 66  

1947  On December - 10 uSSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement  

1948  UN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights on December - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

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

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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 December - 10.  

1588  On this day in history birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  

1679  On this day in history 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  On December - 10 birth of agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children)  

1750  On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  

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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 December - 10 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  On December - 10 antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90  

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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