Historical Events In December - 10
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
1954 Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.
1958 First domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111 people on December - 10.
1958 Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1959 Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies on this day in history.
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 Zanzibar becomes independent within British Commonwealth on December - 10.
1964 On December - 10 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 On this day in history 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 December - 10.
1971 William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice on December - 10.
1971 Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57 on December - 10.
1972 Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78 on this day in history.
1973 On December - 10 earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81
1974 Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun on December - 10.
1974 Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 on this day in history.
1975 On December - 10 andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
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 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 December - 10.
1981 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1982 On December - 10 soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
1982 On December - 10 freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
1983 Danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.
1983 On December - 10 raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president
1983 On December - 10 dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84
1984 On this day in history south African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize