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Historical Events In December - 10

Sunday, 16 May 2021

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

1928  On December - 10 john Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica)  

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

1929  Dan Blocker, Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

1932  Thailand receives its first constitution on December - 10.  

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

1934  On December - 10 fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp  

1935  On this day in history 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  England replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI on this day in history.  

1936  On December - 10 king Edward VIII abdicates throne to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson  

1936  On this day in history luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69  

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 this day in history.  

1939  Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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  On December - 10 british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore  

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

1943  British 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy on this day in history.  

1944  On December - 10 9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis  

1945  Aust Services lose 3rd Victory Test Cricket to India by 6 wkts on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 66  

1947  USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement on this day in history.  

1948  On December - 10 uN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights  

1950  Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

1952  Yitchak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel on this day in history.  

1952  On December - 10 izhak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel  

1953  On this day in history "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  On December - 10 birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)  

1452  Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531) was born on this day in history.  

1538  On December - 10 birth of giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)  

1588  Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on this day in history.  

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

1691  On December - 10 birth of cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  

1741  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

0969  On this day in history death of nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered  

1041  Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.  

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

1572  On December - 10 death of cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72  

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