December 10 in History – What happened on 10 December in Past

✅ Published on December 10th, 2019 in December in History

10 December - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on December 10, the day number in a year is 344 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 345. December 10 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

December 10 in History - Top Historical Events ⚡

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1508The Papal States, France, Aragon and the Holy Roman Empire formed the League of Cambrai, an alliance against the Republic of Venice.
1582France started using the Gregorian calendar.
1684Edmond Halley presented the paper De motu corporum in gyrum,containing Isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory ofgravity, to the Royal Society.
1799France became the first country to adopt the metric system asits system for weights and measures.
1817Recognized Mississippi as the 20th state of the United States.
1861Forces led by Nguyn Trung Trc, an anti-colonial guerrillaleader in southern Vietnam, sank the French lorcha L'Esperance.
1878Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, the last Governor General of India, was born.
1884Adventures of Huckle berry Finn by American author Mark Twainwas first published in the United Kingdom and Canada.
1884Huckleberry Finn's Mark Twain Adventures was first published in London.
1896Alfred Jarry's play Ubu Roi made its only performance in Parisat the Théâtre de l'Œuvre, infamously causing a riotous response in the audience.
1896Alfred Bernhard Nobel, a Swedish chemist and founder of the Nobel Prize, died.
1898The Spanish-American War ended after the Confederate Paris.
1898The Treaty of Paris was signed and the Spanish-American War ended.
1901The first Nobel Prizes were awarded, on the anniversary of the 1896 death of their founder, Swedish chemist and industrialist Alfred Nobel.
1901The first Nobel Prize ceremony was held in Stockholm on the fifth anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death.
1902Women were granted the right to vote in Tasmania.
1902The first Aswan Dam was built on the Nile River in Africa.
1903Pierre Curie and Marie Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
1907During the Brown Dog affair, about 1,000 protesters marched through London and then clashed with 400 police officers in Trafalgar Square over the existence of a memorial for animals which had been vivisected.
1929A train accident in Namur near Belgium killed 17 people and injured 60.
1936Edward VIII of the United Kingdom, still desiring to marry American socialite Wallis Simpson against widespread opposition, abdicated the throne, the only British monarch to have voluntarily doneso since the Anglo-Saxon period.
1940Hitler gave a speech for munitians activists in Berlin.
1941Japan won the Battle of Guam.
1945Alcide de Gaspieri became the Prime Minister of Italy.
1950Declared Human Rights Day. Its purpose is to draw the attention of people around the world to human rights, so that everyone in every country and community is seen with one eye.
1953Albert Schitzer was awarded the 1952 Nobel Peace Prize.
1958The first domestic passenger jet powered aircraft flight took place in the United States as a National Airlines Boeing 707 flew 111 passengers from New York City to Miami.
1960The Nobel Prize-awarded African National Congress leader Albert Luthley appealed to end apartheid in South Africa.
1968Japan's biggest successor, the ever-plow "300 million yen robbery", took place in Tokyo
1977Millionaire and rice seller, Tongsun Park’s fate was being debated by Korea and the United States after he was shown to be guilty of fraud and corruption. It was assumed that Korea and the Americans were close to an accord on the matter and that Park would testify in the U.S. and later be returned unharmed to Korea.
1979The Kuomintang (KMT) dictatorship of Taiwan arrested a large number of opposition leaders who had organized pro-democracy demonstrations, an incident credited with ending the KMT's rule in 2000.
1983Raúl Alfonsín became the first democratically elected President of Argentina to take office after the fall of the military dictatorship.
1988According to rescue workers, the destructive earthquake that hit Armenia has led to the death of have approximately 45,000 people and rendered around 50,000 homeless.
1989At the first open pro-democracy demonstration in Mongolia, journalist Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj announced the formation of the Mongolian Democratic Union, which would be instrumental in ending communist rule four months later.
1996The famous Confederate and President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, signed a new constitution.
1998Indian economist and philosopher Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics for his contribution in the field of welfare economics.
2001Dada Muni, one of the stalwarts of Indian cinema, died.
2002The former US President Jimmy Carter is presented with the Nobel Peace Prize for his helping to solve the Middle East crisis in the 1970s using diplomacy.
2005The crash of the Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 that was en route to Port Harcourt from Abuja has killed around 103 people and wounded 7 others.
2007Russian President Vladimir Putin announces at a party meeting that he will support Dmitry Medvedev as his successor in the March 2008 presidential election.
2007Christina Fernandes was sworn in as Argentina's first elected female president.
2008After monitoring stellar orbits around Sagittarius A* (the super massive black hole in center of the Milky Way) for 16 years, scientists estimate the object's mass at 4.31 million solar masses.
2009A failed launch of an intercontinental missile RSM-56 Bulava by Russia is reported to be the cause of the mysterious spiral light seen over Northern Norway yesterday.
2010Somali pirates hijack a Liberian ship 80 nautical miles east of the border between Tanzania and Mozambique, in their most southerly attack yet.
2011One civilian is killed and at least 20 others injured after an Israeli air strike on a militant base in Gaza City, Palestinian medics say.
2013Uruguay became the first country to legalize the development, sale and use of drug marijuana.

Famous Birthdays of December 10 😀:

YearName / Profession / Country
1953Chris Bury / Journalist / United States of America
1885Marios Varvoglis / Composer / Greece
1870Pierre Louÿs / Poet / France
1805William Lloyd Garrison / Journalist / United States of America
1925Carolyn Kizer / Poet / United States of America
1949Yasmin Alibhai-Brown / Author / United Kingdom
1830Emily Dickinson / Poet / United States of America
1588Isaac Beeckman / Philosopher / Netherlands
1924Ken Albers / Singer / United States of America
1927Danny Matt / General / Germany
1913Morton Gould / Composer / United States of America
1959Udi Aloni / Author / United States of America
1942Ann Gloag / Business Woman / Scotland
1920Reginald Rose / Writer / United States of America
1870Adolf Loos / Architect / Austria
1981Fábio Rochemback / Footballer / Brazil
1909Hermes Pan / Dancer / United States of America
1939Dick Bavetta / Basketball Player / United States of America
1956Jacquelyn Mitchard / Author / United States of America
1912Philip Hart / Politician / United States of America
1956Roberto Cassinelli / Lawyer / Italy
1821Nikolay Nekrasov / Poet / Russia
1891Arlie Mucks / Discus Thrower / United States of America
1947Douglas Kenney / Actor / United States of America
1982D. S. Bradford / Writer / United States of America
1954Price Cobb / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1978Summer Phoenix / Actress / United States of America
1944Steve Renko / Baseball Player / United States of America
1936Howard Smith / Journalist / United States of America
1934Howard Martin Temin / Academic / United States of America

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