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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1888

Mariano Obiols, composer, dies at 79

Death
1889

Anzengruber, writer, dies

Death
1889

Ray Collins, Sacramento CA, actor (Homecoming, Good Sam, Rose Marie)

Birth
1889

Ludwig Anzengruber, Austrian playwright, dies at 50

Death
1890

George Merritt, London England, actor (I Monster, Q Planes)

Birth
1890

Ludolf AJW Sloet van de Beele, gov-gen (Net India 1861-66), dies at 84

Death
1891

Nelly Sachs, writer

Birth
1891

Leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966)

Birth
1893

Walter Rein, composer

Birth
1894

Paul Dessau, composer

Birth
1894

Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert

Birth
1894

Gertrud Kolmar, writer

Birth
1896

1st intercollegiate basketball game (Wesleyan beats Yale 4-3)

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1896

Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi," premieres in Paris

Event
1896

Alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

Death
1897

Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)

Birth
1898

Spanish-American War ends; US acquires Philippines, PR and Guam

Event
1898

Anton Mauve, Dutch painter

Birth
1898

Yuri N Libedinski, Ukrainian writer (Birth of Hero) [NS]

Birth
1899

-15] British "Black Week" due to nederlagen in South Africa

Event
1899

Battle at Storm Berge South Africa - Boers vs British army

Event
1899

Frank Wedekind's "Der Kammersang," premieres in Berlin

Event
1901

1st Nobel Peace Prizes (to Jean Henri Dunant, Fr‚d‚ric Passy)

Event
1901

F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)

Birth
1903

Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre/Marie Curie

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