Historical Events In December - 10
Sunday, 16 May 2021
1927 On December - 10 grand Ole Opry makes its 1st radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN
1928 On December - 10 john Colicos, Toronto, actor (Battlestar Galactica)
1929 On this day in history bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st
1929 Dan Blocker, Texas, American actor (Tiny-Cimarron City, Hoss-Bonanza) on this day in history.
1930 Clayton K Yeutter, Nebraska, US trade rep/Republican Natl chairman on this day in history.
1931 On this day in history jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize
1931 On December - 10 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 December - 10.
1934 On December - 10 fascist dictator of Latvia Ulmanis begins building concentration camp
1935 On this day in history a's sell Jimmie Foxx to the Red Sox for $150,000
1935 On this day in history john H Aberson, 1st rector of Landbouw high school, dies at 78
1936 England replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI on this day in history.
1936 On December - 10 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 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 this day in history.
1939 Wilhelm Grosz, composer, dies at 45 on this day in history.
1940 British anti-offensive in Libya (Sidi Barrani) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On December - 10 british battleship Prince of Wales sinks off Singapore
1942 Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people" on December - 10.
1943 British 8th Army occupies Orsogna/Ortona Italy on this day in history.
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 On this day in history damon Runyon, US journalist/writer (Guys & Dolls), dies at 66
1947 USSR & Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement on this day in history.
1948 On December - 10 uN General Assembly adopts Universal Declaration of Human Rights
1950 Ralph J Bunche (1st black American) presented Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
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