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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  

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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 this day in history birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

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  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  On December - 10 death of herman I, Duke of Swabia  

0969  Death of Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.  

1041  On December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1198  On December - 10 death of averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126)  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on December - 10.  

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on December - 10.  

1524  On this day in history death of henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death  

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on December - 10.  

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