Historical Events In December - 10
Thursday, 25 February 2021
1954 On December - 10 albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize
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 Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1964 On December - 10 sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33
1965 Henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68 on this day in history.
1966 Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature on December - 10.
1966 On this day in history boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65
1967 On December - 10 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 December - 10.
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 On this day in history earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81
1974 On December - 10 helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
1974 Paul Richards, actor (Dr Thompson-Breaking Point), dies at 50 on December - 10.
1975 Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
1977 On December - 10 soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station
1978 On December - 10 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 December - 10.
1979 On this day in history ann Dvorak, actress (G Men, Life of Her Own, Scarface), dies at 67
1980 On this day in history soyuz T-3 returns to Earth
1981 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on December - 10.
1982 On December - 10 soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
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 Raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president on December - 10.
1983 On December - 10 dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84
1984 On December - 10 south African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize