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Historical Events In December - 10

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1954  Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.  

1958  First domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111 people on this day in history.  

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  On December - 10 the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor  

1962  Hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years on December - 10.  

1963  6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on the Andy Williams Show on December - 10.  

1963  On December - 10 zanzibar becomes independent within British Commonwealth  

1964  On this day in history sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33  

1965  On December - 10 henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68  

1966  On December - 10 israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature  

1966  Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65 on December - 10.  

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 December - 10.  

1971  On this day in history william H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice  

1971  Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57 on December - 10.  

1972  On December - 10 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 this day in history.  

1974  Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

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  Soyuz T-3 returns to Earth on December - 10.  

1981  On this day in history john Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89  

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 December - 10.  

1983  Danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.  

1983  Raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president on this day in history.  

1983  On this day in history dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84  

1984  South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1394  On December - 10 birth of king James I of Scotland (d. 1437)  

1452  On this day in history birth of johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531)  

1538  On December - 10 birth of giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd)  

1588  Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on December - 10.  

1679  On this day in history birth of willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders  

1691  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on December - 10.  

1741  Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) was born on December - 10.  

1750  Tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799) was born on this day in history.  

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  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on December - 10.  

1490  Antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90 on this day in history.  

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

1524  Death of Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on December - 10.  

1572  On this day in history death of cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72  

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