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Notable Historical Events for December 10th

1864General Sherman's armies reach Savannah & 12 day siege begins

1986Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize

1995Kelly Robbins & Tammie Green wins LPGA Diner's Club Golf Matches

1978In Oslo, Menachem Begin & Anwar Sadat accept 1978 Nobel Peace Prize

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

1994Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres & Yasser Arafat

1903Nobel for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie

1963Karl Ziegler and Giulio Natta receive the 1963 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on the technology of high polymers

1929Bradman scores 225 in 2nd inn of Test Cricket trial after 124 in 1st

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

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

1805William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

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

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

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

1947Jazz musician Ella Fitzgerald (30) weds bass player Ray Brown (21)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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