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