Historical Events In December - 10
Monday, 28 September 2020
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 On December - 10 bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st
1929 On December - 10 dan Blocker, Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza)
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 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 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 December - 10.
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 December - 10.
1938 26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history mario Pilati, composer, dies at 35
1939 On December - 10 green Bay Packers win NFL championship, beat NY Giants 27-0
1939 On this day in history wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45
1940 British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) on December - 10.
1941 On December - 10 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 On December - 10 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 Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people" on this day in history.
1943 British 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy on December - 10.
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 Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 66 on this day in history.
1947 USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement on December - 10.
1948 On December - 10 uN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights
1950 On this day in history ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize
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 this day in history "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 perfs