Historical Events for 10th December 2019

1520 – Martin Luther publicly burns papal edict demanding he recant
1718 – Laurence Eusden is appointed British Poet Laureate under George I
1882 – Johannes Brahms’ “Gesang der Parzen” (Song of the Fates) premieres
1901 – First Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Wilhelm Röntgen for his discovery of X-rays
1933 – Nobel Prize for Physics is presented to Paul Dirac and Erwin Schrödinger “for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory”
1939 – KNVB celebrates 50th anniversary
1945 – Preston Tucker reveals plan to produce the Torpedo, a new 150 MPH car
1956 – Establishment of MPLA in Angola
1986 – Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize
2001 – 67th Heisman Trophy Award: Eric Crouch, Nebraska (QB)

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