Historical Events In December - 10
Friday, 14 May 2021
1954 On December - 10 albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize
1958 On this day in history first domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111 people
1958 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1959 On December - 10 charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies
1960 The birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor on this day in history.
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 Sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33 on this day in history.
1965 Henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68 on December - 10.
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 On this day in history brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer, dies at 71
1968 Karl Barth, Swiss theologist/minister (Kirchliche Dogma), dies at 82 on this day in history.
1969 Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1971 William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice on this day in history.
1971 On December - 10 jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57
1972 Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1974 On December - 10 paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50
1975 On December - 10 andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
1977 On December - 10 soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1978 On this day in history in Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize
1978 Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54 on this day in history.
1979 Ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67 on December - 10.
1980 On December - 10 soyuz T-3 returns to Earth
1981 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1982 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off on December - 10.
1982 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83 on this day in history.
1983 On this day in history danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
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 this day in history south African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize