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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1952

WSLS TV channel 10 in Roanoke, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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1952

Yitchak Ben-Zvi elected 2nd president of Israel

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1953

"John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 perfs

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1953

WSTV (now WTOV) TV channel 9 in Steubenville-Wheeling, OH (CBS) begins

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1953

KOMO TV channel 4 in Seattle, WA (ABC) begins broadcasting

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1953

Jack Scalia, actor/director (Amore, Deadly Desire, Donor, T-Force)

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1954

Philadelphia Phillies purchase Connie Mack Stadium

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1954

Albert Schweitzer receives Nobel Peace Prize

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1956

Establishment of MPLA in Angola

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1956

Michael VerMeulen, journalist

Birth
1958

Juliane Gabriels, Flemish physician, dies at 72

Death
1958

U of Pitts agrees to buy Forbes Field from the Pirates

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1958

1st domestic (NY-Miami) passenger jet flight-National 707 flew 111

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1958

John J York, Chicago Ill, actor (Mac Scorpio-General Hospital)

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1958

Paul Hardcastle, keyboardist (Don't Waste My Time, Just for Money)

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1959

Charles Jones, cricket batsman (WI in 4 Tests 1930-35, 63 runs), dies

Death
1959

Henri Vidal, French actor (Fabiola), dies of a heart attack at 40

Death
1959

Mark Aguirre, NBA forward (Detroit Pistons)

Birth
1959

Burke Moses, NYC, actor (Sean Baxter-As the World Turns)

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1960

Kenneth Branagh, Belfast, actor/director (High Season, Dead Again)

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1960

Paul Assenmacher, Detroit MI, pitcher (Cleveland Indians)

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1961

Dr Ruth marries Fred Westheimer

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1961

Nia Peeples, [Vernia], Hollywood, dancer/host (Fame, Party Machine)

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1961

Mark McKoy, Canadian track star (world record 50m indoor)

Birth
1961

US performs nuclear test at Carlsbad New Mexico (underground)

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