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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1830

K lm n Tisza, premier of Hungary (1875-90)

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1831

Alexander Conze, German archaeologist

Birth
1831

"Spirit of the Times" begins publishing (weekly horse racing sheet)

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1833

Dieudonne-Pascal Pieltain, composer, dies at 79

Death
1851

Melvil[le Louis K] Dewey, created Dewey Decimal System for libraries

Birth
1864

General Shermans armies reach Savannah and 12 day siege begins

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1868

Louis Victor Saar, composer

Birth
1869

Women suffrage (right to vote) granted in Wyoming Territory (US 1st)

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1870

Pierre Louijs, France, novelist/poet (Aphrodite, Woman and Puppet)

Birth
1870

T R McKibbin, cricketer (NSW and Aust off-spinner late 19th century)

Birth
1870

Rudolf W Canne, Fries playwright (Der de Wier Us)

Birth
1870

Adolf Loos, Austria architect (building of houses)

Birth
1872

Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (study of graves)

Birth
1872

Johann Babtist Thaller, composer

Birth
1875

Otogaki Rengetsu, zen nun/benefactress of Tessai, dies at about 84

Death
1877

Federico Ricci, composer, dies at 68

Death
1877

Jared Kirtland, US physician/naturalist, dies

Death
1882

John Brahms' "Gesang der the Parzen," premieres

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1882

Otto Neurath, Aust/Brit philosopher (Foundation of Social Sciences)

Birth
1883

Andrej J Vysjinski, Russian lawyer/foreign min/UN-ambassador

Birth
1885

Janos Hammerschlag, composer

Birth
1885

Mario Varvoglis, composer

Birth
1886

William Booth, cricketer (Yorks all-rounder, England before WW I)

Birth
1886

Victor McLaglen, England, actor (Informer, Acad Award-1935)

Birth
1887

Austria-Hungary/Italy/Great-Britain signs military treaty of Balkan

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