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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1961

USSR and Albania break diplomatic relations

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1961

Houston Oiler Billy Cannon gains record 373 yards against Titans

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1962

John de Wolf, soccer player (Feyenoord)

Birth
1962

Hunters Point (SF) jitney ends service after 50 years

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1963

6 year old Donny Osmond singing debut on Andy Williams Show

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1963

Zanzibar becomes independent within British Commonwealth

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1963

Doug Henry, Sacramento CA, pitcher (NY Mets)

Birth
1963

Gerald Sandel, soccer player (Sparta)

Birth
1963

Michael Lofton, Montgomery Ala, fencer-sabre (Olympics-96)

Birth
1963

Robin White, San Diego Cal, tennis player (US Open doubles 1988)

Birth
1964

Sam Cooke, US, singer (Sad Moon), slain at a motel at 33

Death
1964

Luis Polonia, Santiago City Dom Rep, outfielder (NY Yanks, Orioles)

Birth
1964

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Dr Martin Luther King Jr

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1965

Jennifer Wyatt, Vancouver Canada, golfer (1992 Crestar-Farm Fresh)

Birth
1965

"Yearling" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 3 performances

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1965

Dutch ends economic boycott of Rhodesia

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1965

Test Cricket debut of Doug Walters v England at the Gabba

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1965

Henry (Dixon) Cowell, US pianist/composer (Aeolian Harp), dies at 68

Death
1966

Boris Koutzen, composer, dies at 65

Death
1966

Eric Naposki, WLAF linebacker (Barcelona Dragons)

Birth
1966

Norberto Martin, Santo Domingo Dom Rep, infielder (Chic White Sox)

Birth
1966

Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature

Event
1966

Nobel for chemistry awarded to Robert S Mulliken

Event
1967

Brazilio da Cunha Luz Itibere, composer, dies at 71

Death
1967

Jimmy King, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash

Death