What Happened on December 10, 1896

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st intercollegiate basketball game (Wesleyan beats Yale 4-3)
  • Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi" premieres in Paris

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Alfred Nobel, Swedish Chemist and founder of the Nobel Prize ceremony on this date, dies at 63

Chemist, Engineer & Innovator Alfred Nobel
Chemist, Engineer & Innovator
Alfred Nobel