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 This day in History - December 10
391 Historic Events for December 10
1903

William Plomer, Transvaal, author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa)

Birth
1903

George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro)

Birth
1903

Una Merkel, Covington Ky, actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln)

Birth
1904

Antonin Nov¬Ętny, Czechoslovakia, Pres of Czechoslovakia (1957-68)

Birth
1904

James Cranston, cricketer (scored 16 and 15 in Test for England), dies

Death
1904

King Peter I of Sweden named nationalist regime

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1906

Pres Theodore Roosevelt (1st American) awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Event
1907

Amedeo Nazzari, Cagliari Sardinia Italy, actor (Lure of Sila)

Birth
1907

Michael Blankfort, US, writer/producer/director

Birth
1907

Rumer Godden, England, author (Thursday's Children)

Birth
1907

Ruyard Kipling receives Nobel prize for literature

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1908

Arnold A van Ruler, Dutch theologist

Birth
1908

Olivier Messiaen, Avignon France, composer (L'Ame en Bourgeon)

Birth
1909

Red Cloud, Sioux indian chief, dies

Death
1910

Dennis Morgan, Prentice Wisc, actor (Dennis-21 Beacon Street)

Birth
1910

Jill Summers, actress (Agatha Coronation Street)

Birth
1910

John Hammond Sr, NYC, rock/jazz producer (I Can Tell, So Many Roads)

Birth
1910

Pablo Hernandez Salces, composer, dies at 76

Death
1910

JD Van de Waals wins Nobel Prize for physics

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1911

Chet Huntley, Cardwell Mont, newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report)

Birth
1911

Joseph D Hooker, British botanist, dies at 94

Death
1911

Calbraith Rogers completes 1st crossing of US by airplane (84 days)

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1911

Tobias Asser given Nobel prize for peace

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1912

Rien van Nunen, Dutch actor (Spuit Elf)

Birth
1913

Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics

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