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Historical Events In December - 10

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

1927  On this day in history grand Ole Opry makes its 1st radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN  

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

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

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

1930  On December - 10 clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman  

1931  Jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.  

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

1932  Thailand receives its first constitution on December - 10.  

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

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

1935  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1936  Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69 on December - 10.  

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

1938  Mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

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

1939  On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45  

1940  On this day in history 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  On this day in history hMS REPULSE sunk with HMS PRince of Wales but hit by 5 torpedoes. Destroyers rescued 1,285 officers and men  

1941  On December - 10 british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore  

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

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

1944  9 Dutch citizens hanged by nazis on December - 10.  

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  USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement on December - 10.  

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

1950  On December - 10 ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize  

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  King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on December - 10.  

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

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 this day in history.  

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.  


Famous Deaths In December - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0949  On this day in history 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  On December - 10 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 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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