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Historical Events In December - 10

Thursday, 21 March 2019

1787  Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Phila, pioneer of educating the deaf on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1799  Metric system established in France on this day in history.  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  On December - 10 tom Cribb (GB) beats Tom Molineaus (US-Negro) in first interracial boxing championship (40 rounds)  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  Dutch regain Sumatra on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1817  Mississippi admitted as 20th state on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1821  On this day in history nekrassow, writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1822  Thomas Casimer Devin, Bvt Mjr Gen (Union volunteers), died in 1878 on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1823  On December - 10 wilhelm Kuhe, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1826  On December - 10 benedikt Emanuel Schack, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1831  Alexander Conze, German archaeologist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1833  Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79 on this day in history.  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 this day in history the birth of Melvil Dewey, Devised the library classification system  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1864  On December - 10 sherman reaches Savannah and 12 day siege begins  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  General Shermans armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1868  On December - 10 louis Victor Saar, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  On December - 10 women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1872  Johann Babtist Thaller, composer on December - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1877  Federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68 on December - 10.  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 this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1588  On this day in history birth of isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1679  Willem Maurits, Dutch count of Nassau/gov of Zeeuws-Flanders was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1691  On December - 10 birth of cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist  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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Famous People Died On This Day In History

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  Michael IV, Paphlagonicus, emperor of Byzantine, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1508  On this day in history death of rené II, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1451)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1524  Death of Henry van Zutphen, Dutch Augustine/Luthern minister, burned to death on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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