Historical Events In December - 10
Wednesday, 20 March 2019
1986 On December - 10 holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize
1986 Kate Wolf, folksinger (Back Roads), dies of leukemia at 44 on December - 10.
1987 "Nightline" is seen in the USSR for first time on this day in history.
1987 Jascha Heifetz, Russia, violinist, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1988 On December - 10 massive Earthquake in Armenia kills 100,000 in cities of Leninakan and Spitak
1988 On this day in history dick Clair, comedian (Clair & McMahon, Facts of Life), dies of AIDS
1990 Space Shuttle STS 35 (Columbia 11) lands on this day in history.
1990 Armand Hammer, CEO (Occidental Petroleum), dies at 92 on this day in history.
1991 On December - 10 berenice Abbott, US photographer, dies at 93
1992 Carlomagno Andrade, Equadorian general, dies on this day in history.
1993 On this day in history maroun Bagdadi, director/writer (Little Wars, Veiled Man), dies at 42
1994 On this day in history garnett Silk, vocalist, dies at 28
2006 Chivas defeats Toluca in the final of the Mexican Soccer League on December - 10.
2006 On this day in history christer Fuglesang becomes the first Swede in space.
2006 STS-116: Space Shuttle Discovery lifts off from the Kennedy Space Center on the first night launch since the 2003 loss of Columbia on this day in history.
2006 On December - 10 the Nobel Prize ceremonies take place in Stockholm and Oslo.
2007 Led Zeppelin reunites in London, England, for the Ahmet Ertegün tribute on this day in history.
2007 On December - 10 the United Nations deadline for a negotiated settlement on the future of Kosovo passed without an international agreement.
2012 Google begins selling US$99 laptops on December - 10.
2017 Governor Jerry Brown tours Southern Californian wildfires and declares them "the new normal" on this day in history.
2017 On this day in history philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz is out for the season after injuring his knee in 43-35 win over Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles
2018 On this day in history theresa May cancels UK parliament vote on Brexit bill in face of certain defeat
2018 Russia's most prolific mass murderer Mikhail Popkov sentenced to second life sentence for total of 56 murders on December - 10.
2018 Emmanuel Macron announces in TV address rise in minimum wage and tax concessions after weeks of civil unrest on this day in history.