Historical Events In December - 10
Monday, 20 September 2021
1954 Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.
1958 On December - 10 first domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111 people
1958 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72 on December - 10.
1959 Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies on December - 10.
1960 On this day in history the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor
1962 On December - 10 hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years
1963 On this day in history 6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on the Andy Williams Show
1963 On December - 10 zanzibar becomes independent within British Commonwealth
1964 On December - 10 sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33
1965 On this day in history henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68
1966 On this day in history israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature
1966 On December - 10 boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65
1967 Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer, dies at 71 on December - 10.
1968 Karl Barth, Swiss theologist/minister (Kirchliche Dogma), dies at 82 on December - 10.
1969 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1971 On this day in history william H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice
1971 On this day in history jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57
1972 On this day in history mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78
1973 Earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81 on this day in history.
1974 Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun on December - 10.
1974 On December - 10 paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
1975 Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
1977 Soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on December - 10.
1978 On this day in history in Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize
1978 On December - 10 edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54
1979 On December - 10 ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67
1980 Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth on this day in history.
1981 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on December - 10.
1982 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off on this day in history.
1982 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83 on December - 10.
1983 Danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president
1983 Dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84 on this day in history.
1984 On December - 10 south African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize