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Notable Historical Events for December 10th

1975Andrei Sakharov's wife Yelena Bonner, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize

1954Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

1520Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant

1903Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie

1936Edward VIII signs Instrument of Abdication, giving up British throne to marry Wallis Simpson

1931Jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize

1960Willard Libby wins the Nobel prize in Chemistry for his work developing carbon-14 dating (radiocarbon dating).

1961Robert Hofstadter and Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer win the Nobel Prize in Physics for their pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and discoveries concerning the structure of the nucleon

1964Nobel Peace Prize presented to Dr Martin Luther King Jr. in Oslo

1991Howard Spira sentenced to 2½ years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

December 10th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 10th

1891leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German/Swedish poet (O the Chimneys-Nobel 1966), (d. 1970)

1805William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

1394King James I of Scotland, Dunfermline Palace, Fife, (1406-1437), (d. 1437)

1815Ada Lovelace, London, English mathematician (d. 1852)

December 10th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 10th

2005Country music artist Garth Brooks (43) weds singer Trisha Yearwood (41) in Claremore, Oklahoma

191528th US President Woodrow Wilson marries 2nd wife Edith Galt, a descendant of native American Pocahontas

1843Author and religious leader Mary Baker Eddy (22) weds building contractor George Washington Glover (32) in Tilton, New Hampshire

2010Tennis player Martina Hingis (30) weds equestrian show jumper Thibault Hutin at a private civil ceremony in Paris, France

December 10th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on December 10th

1946Walter Johnson, great pitcher (Washington Senators), dies of a brain tumour at 59

1917Sir Mackenzie Bowell, fifth Prime Minister of Canada, dies of pneumonia at 93

1896Alfred Nobel, Swedish Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

1946Damon Runyon, US journalist/writer, dies at 66

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