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Notable Historical Events for December 10th

1994Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres & Yasser Arafat

1520Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant

1906Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize

1929Bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st

1991Howard Spira sentenced to 2½ years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

1910Johannes van der Waals wins Nobel Prize for physics

1986Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

1903Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie

1961Robert Hofstadter and Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer win the Nobel Prize in Physics for their pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and discoveries concerning the structure of the nucleon

1963Karl Ziegler and Giulio Natta receive the 1963 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the technology of high polymers

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Notable Birthdays on December 10th

1830Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886)

1394King James I of Scotland, Dunfermline Palace, Fife, (1406-1437), (d. 1437)

1891leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966), (d. 1970)

1805William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

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Notable Weddings on December 10th

191528th US President Woodrow Wilson marries 2nd wife Edith Galt, a descendant of native American Pocahontas

1843Author and religious leader Mary Baker Eddy (22) weds building contractor George Washington Glover (32) in Tilton, New Hampshire

2005Country music artist Garth Brooks (43) weds singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma

1947Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (30) weds bass player Ray Brown (21)

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Notable Deaths on December 10th

1917Sir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of pneumonia at 93

1896Alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

1946Walter Johnson, great pitcher (Washington Senators), dies of a brain tumour at 59

1946Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer, dies at 66

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