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Historical Events In December - 10

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

1927  Grand Ole Opry makes its 1st radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN on December - 10.  

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

1929  Bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st on this day in history.  

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

1930  On this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1934  On this day in history fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp  

1935  A's sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000 on December - 10.  

1935  On this day in history john H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78  

1936  On December - 10 england replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI  

1936  On this day in history 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  26th CFL Grey Cup: Toronto Argonauts defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 30-7 on December - 10.  

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  On December - 10 british anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani)  

1941  On this day in history 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 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 this day in history british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore  

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

1943  On this day in history british 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy  

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 this day in history.  

1948  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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 People Born On This Day In History

1394  King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) was born on December - 10.  

1452  On December - 10 birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

1538  On December - 10 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 December - 10.  

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  On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  

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 this day in history.  

1041  On this day in history michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on this day in history.  

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 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 December - 10.  

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