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Historical Events In December - 10

Monday, 20 May 2019

1787  On December - 10 thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1794  James Wolfe Ripley, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1870 on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1799  On December - 10 metric system established in France  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1805  On this day in history john E Feisser, theologist/founder 1st Dutch baptist church  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1805  On December - 10 friedrich Franz Hurka, composer, dies at 43  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1810  Tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in first interracial boxing championship (40 rounds) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1810  On December - 10 tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in 1st interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1813  On December - 10 errico Petrella, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1816  On December - 10 dutch regain Sumatra  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  On this day in history mississippi admitted as 20th state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1820  On this day in history david Allen Russell, Army Bvt Major General (Union), died in 1864  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1821  Nekrassow, writer on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On this day in history wilhelm Kuhe, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1824  On this day in history george MacDonald, Scotland, sci-fi author (Princess & Curdie)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1826  Benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On December - 10 the birth of Emily Dickinson, American poet  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1830  On this day in history simon Bolivar, South American freedom fighter/"dictator", dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  "Spirit of the Times" begins publishing (weekly horse racing sheet) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1831  On December - 10 alexander Conze, German archaeologist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  On this day in history dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1836  Emory College (now Emory University) is chartered in Oxford, Georgia on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  On December - 10 the birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1851  Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history sherman reaches Savannah and 12 day siege begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On December - 10 general Shermans armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On December - 10 the first traffic lights are installed outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On this day in history louis Victor Saar, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1870  On December - 10 adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1872  Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1875  Otogaki Rengetsu, zen nun/benefactress of Tessai, dies at about 84 on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On December - 10 federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1452  Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531) was born on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1538  Giovanni Battista Guarini, Italian writer (Faithfull Shepherd) was born on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) was born on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1691  Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist was born on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1741  Agatha "Aagje" Deken, Dutch writer (For the Elderly & Children) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1750  On December - 10 birth of tipu Sultan, ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore (d. 1799)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0949  On this day in history death of herman I, Duke of Swabia  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0969  Death of Nicephorus II Phocas, Byzantine co-Emperor (963-69), murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1041  On December - 10 michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1198  Death of Averroes, Arab physician and philosopher (b. 1126) on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1490  On December - 10 antoine Haneron, Bourgundy diplomat, dies at about 90  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1508  Death of René II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451) on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1572  Death of Cornelis Musius, Dutch humanist/poet, murdered at 72 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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