Historical Events In December - 10
Saturday, 23 March 2019
1954 On this day in history 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 On this day in history juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72
1959 On December - 10 charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies
1960 On this day in history the birth of Kenneth Branagh, British actor
1962 Hunters Point (San Francisco) jitney ends service after 50 years on this day in history.
1963 On December - 10 6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on the Andy Williams Show
1963 On this day in history zanzibar becomes independent within British Commonwealth
1964 On December - 10 sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33
1965 On this day in history henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68
1966 On this day in history israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature
1966 On December - 10 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 this day in history.
1969 On December - 10 franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75
1971 William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice on this day in history.
1971 Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57 on December - 10.
1972 On this day in history mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78
1973 On December - 10 earle Foxe, actor (Dance Fools Dance), dies at 81
1974 On this day in history 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 Soyuz 26 carries 2 cosmonauts to Salyut 6 space station on this day in history.
1978 In Oslo, Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize on December - 10.
1978 Edward D Wood Jr, director (Plan 9), dies of heart failure at 54 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1981 John Kieran, TV host (Information Please), dies at 89 on this day in history.
1982 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off on December - 10.
1982 On December - 10 freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
1983 On this day in history danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
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 December - 10 south African Bishop Desmond Tutu received his Nobel Peace Prize