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Notable Historical Events for December 10th

1925George Bernard Shaw awarded Nobel prize

1954Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

1920August Krogh is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the regulation mechanisms of capillaries in skeletal muscle

1907Ruyard kipling receives Nobel prize for literature

1936Britain replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI

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

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

1520Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant

19262nd part of Hitler's Mein Kampf published

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

December 10th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on December 10th

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

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

1830Emily Dickinson, Amherst Mass, poet (Collected Poems), (d. 1886)

1805William Lloyd Garrison, abolitionist publisher (The Liberator)

December 10th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on December 10th

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

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

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

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

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

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