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Notable Historical Events for December 10th

1520Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant

1942Hitler names Mussert "leader of Netherland people"

1954Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

19262nd part of Hitler's Mein Kampf published

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

1995Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

1864General Sherman's armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins

1986Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

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

1946German/Swiss novelist Hermann Hesse wins the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his inspired writings which, while growing in boldness and penetration, exemplify the classical humanitarian ideals and high qualities of style"

December 10th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 10th

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

1805William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

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

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

December 10th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 10th

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

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

2010Tennis player Martina Hingis (30) weds equestrian show jumper Thibault Hutin at a private civil ceremony in Paris, France

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

December 10th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on December 10th

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

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

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

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