On This Day: December 10th
This is 344th day of the year and 21 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—12 Kislev 5780
- Chinese calendar—the 15th day of the 11th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace.
1830–1886, American poet.
Melvil Deweylibrary pioneer
Kenneth Branaghactor, director
Thomas Gallaudeteducator of the deaf
Chet Huntleynews broadcaster
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.