10th of December

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The December 10 is the 344th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 345th in leap years ), thus remain 21 days to the year.

Historic anniversaries
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Politics and world events

1848: President Louis Napoleon Bonaparte
1898: Caricature on the Peace of Paris
  • 1907: The civil code is passed in Switzerland . The reform of private law came into force on January 1, 1912.
  • 1929: In Germany, the Opium Act , the forerunner of the Narcotics Act , comes into force: cannabis has also been banned since then .
  • 1932: Siam (now Thailand ) gets its first permanent constitution. As "Constitution Day", the day is a public holiday to this day.
1936: Edward's declaration of abdication
1941: The destruction of the Force Z


2008: Blue Wittelsbacher

science and technology

1900: The New York World Building

For the annual Nobel Prize winners, see the list of Nobel Prize winners .


For the annual Nobel Prize winners in Literature, see the List of Nobel Prize Winners in Literature .



1997: Julia Hill


  • 1586: In the first Höchst city fire , a large part of the small town of Höchst am Main is destroyed, 56 houses and 23 barns in the town of around 100 buildings are destroyed by flames.
  • 2005: A Sosoliso airline misses the runway while landing at Port Harcourt Airport , Nigeria, and goes up in flames. 108 people are killed, only two survive.

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Disaster .


Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century


Ada Lovelace (* 1815)
Wilhelm Bode (* 1845)


Nelly Sachs (* 1891)

20th century





Andrea Henkel (* 1977)


Before the 16th century

William Gilbert († 1603)
  • 1477: Matthäus Hummel , founding rector of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg

16th to 18th centuries

19th century

Karl Drais († 1851)
Alfred Nobel († 1896)

20th century



21st century

John B. Fenn († 2010)

Holidays and memorial days

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .

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