Today’s ephemeris December 10, 2021: What happened on December 10?

On a day like today, December 10 but in 1911, the Polish-born scientist Marie Curie receives his second Nobel Prize, Chemistry for his discovery of radium, after receiving the first in Physics. This fact made her the first woman to receive two different Nobel prizes, besides being the first female professor at the University of Paris (France).

Also on December 10, although in 2020 the Hospital Clínico San Carlos de Madrid becomes the first in Spain to implant, with minimally invasive surgery, a prosthesis mitral transcatheter in two patients with severe mitral valve disease. To complete the intervention it was not necessary to stop and open the heart.

You want to know more? Discover the ephemeris of December 10 and see what happened, who was born and who died on a day like today. Also, do not miss what is celebrated, the horoscope and the saints today.

What happened on December 10?

1710: War of Spanish succession: the Bourbon aspirant, the French Felipe de Anjou (future Felipe V) secures the throne of Spain after the defeat of the Austrian suitor (Archduke Carlos) in the Battle of Villaviciosa (Guadalajara).

1763: First National Lottery draw in Spain.

1809: Surrender of Gerona after six months of siege by French troops.

1848: The future Napoleon III is elected by majority in the elections for President of the French Republic.

1860: For the first time in history women vote; occurs in the US state of Wyoming.

1898: End of the Spanish-American War: Spain signs with the United States the Treaty of Paris by which it renounces its sovereignty of Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Guam.

1901: First meeting of the commissions in charge of awarding the Nobel Prize that agree to award it annually on this date.

1903: Pierre and Marie Curie and Henri Becquerel, win the Nobel Prize in Physics for their studies on radioactivity.

1906: Theodore Roosevelt is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, and Santiago Ramón y Cajal, with the shared Medicine Prize.

1922: Albert Einstein receives the Nobel Prize in Physics for his advances in quantum theory, not for the theory of relativity.

1936: Edward VIII of England drafts and signs his abdication of the British throne to marry Wallis Simpson. His reign lasted 327 days, the shortest of all the days.

1941: World War II: the Japanese Navy sinks the English battleships “Prince of Wales” and “Repulse”.

1948: The UN General Assembly approves the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris.

1957: Albert Camus wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.

1959: Severo Ocho wins the Nobel Prize in Medicine and Physiology together with his American disciple Arthur Kornberg.

1964: Martin Luther King receives the Nobel Peace Prize and ensures that every penny of the $ 54,000 prize will be used for the civil rights movement.

1966: The album “Got live if you wanted!” By the Rolling Stones is released for the US only.

1981: The NATO countries sign Spain’s accession protocol in Brussels.

1983: The Polish leader Lech Walesa receives the Nobel Peace Prize, which is collected by his wife.

1986: A group of American astronomers discover seven new galaxies.

1993: Former South African presidents Nelson Mandela and Frederick de Klerk receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

1998: Judge Baltasar Garzón prosecutes Augusto Pinochet for the crimes of genocide, terrorism and torture.

2000: Spain wins the Davis Cup in tennis for the first time.

2008: General strike in Greece called by the unions in a civil conflict that lasted 15 days.

2010: Chinese authorities deny imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo from traveling to collect the Nobel Peace Prize.

2013: More than 90,000 people attend the funeral of former South African president Nelson Mandela in Soweto, where Barack Obama and Raúl Castro greet each other.

2019: Sanna Marin, 34, is elected Prime Minister of Finland, becoming the youngest president in the world.

2020: The Pazo de Meirás, the summer residence of Francisco Franco, became part of the Spanish National Heritage after years of litigation with the dictator’s heirs.

Who was born on December 10?

1815: Ada Byron, British mathematician, the first computer programmer in history.

1902: Dulce María Loynaz, Cuban writer.

1908: Olivier Messaiaen, French composer

1923: Jorge Semprún, Spanish politician and writer.

1931: Gonzalo Anes, Spanish historian.

1936: Ramón Arcusa, singer of the “Dynamic Duo”.

1960: Kenneth Branagh, British actor and filmmaker.

1989: Marion Maréchal, French politician.

2014: Jacques Honoré Rainier Grimaldi, heir to the Principality of Monaco, and his twin sister, Gabrielle Therese Marie.

Who died on December 10?

1896: Alfred Nobel, Swedish inventor and founder of the awards that bear his name.

1936: Luigi Pirandello, Italian playwright, 1934 Nobel Prize Winner for Literature.

1967: Otis Redding, American singer.

1978: Emilio Portes Gil, Mexican politician.

1992: Celia Gámez, singer and actress of an Argentine magazine.

1993: Juan Antonio Cabezas, Spanish writer and journalist.

2005: Eugene McCarthy, American politician.

2006: Augusto Pinochet, Chilean dictator.

2012: Antonio Cubillo, Canarian independence leader.

2019: Pep Cortés, Spanish actor and theater director.

2020: Antonio L. Bouza, Spanish poet and literary critic.

What is celebrated on December 10?

On December 10, the Human Rights Day, a date set since 1948 when the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It is a document that indicates the inalienable rights that correspond to all people by the fact of being human and that extend equally regardless of country, color, race, religion, economic position, etc. The United Nations Organization explains that it is the document that more have been translated around the world, available in more than 500 languages.

Horoscope for December 10

Everyone born on December 10th has the zodiac sign sagittarius according to the horoscope.

Santoral of December 10

The December 10 is the saints of Our Lady of Loreto, San Edmundo Gennings, San Eugrafo, Santa Eulalia de Mérida, San Eustacio White, San Gemelo, San Gregorio III pope, San Gutmaro, San Juan Roberts, Santa Julia, San Lucas bishop, San Mauro, San Melquíades pope, San Poliodoro Plasden and San Suintino Wells.

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Today’s ephemeris December 10, 2021: What happened on December 10?