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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1967

Carl Cunningham, rocker (Bar-kays), killed in a plane crash

Death
1967

Phalin Jones, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in plane crash

Death
1967

Ron Caldwell, rocker (Bar-kays), dies in a plane crash

Death
1967

Otis Redding, singer (Dock of Bay), dies in plane crash at 26

Death
1968

Rob Davis, NFL guard (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)

Birth
1968

Karl Barth, Swiss theologist/minister (Kirchliche Dogma), dies at 82

Death
1968

Patsy Moran, actress (Children of the Wild), dies at 65

Death
1968

Thomas Merton, French/US priest/writer (7 Story Mountain), dies at 53

Death
1968

Joe Frazier beats Oscar Bonavena in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1969

Franco Capuana, composer, dies at 75

Death
1969

Leigh Harline, composer, dies at 62

Death
1969

Todd Furdyk, CFL tackle (BC Lions)

Birth
1969

Rob Blake, Simcoe Ont, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, LA Kings)

Birth
1969

Darren Berry, cricketer (Victorian wicket-keeper since 1989-90)

Birth
1969

Nadim Khan, cricketer (brother of Moin Pakistani lefty spinner 1993)

Birth
1970

North American Soccer League awards NY and Toronto franchises

Event
1970

Bryant Stith, NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)

Birth
1971

Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57

Death
1971

William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice

Event
1971

West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel prize of peace

Event
1971

Manjula Munasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler)

Birth
1971

Carla Sacramento, Lisbon, 1.5k runner

Birth
1971

Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)

Birth
1972

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1972

Mark A Van Doren, US literary (Our Lady Peace), dies at 78

Death