What Happened on December 10, 1920

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

August Krogh is awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the regulation mechanisms of capillaries in skeletal muscle

Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate August Krogh
Zoophysiologist and Nobel Laureate
August Krogh

Famous Birthdays

  • Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (d. 1977)
  • Ragnhild Hveger, Danish 200m swimmer (Olympic silver 1936), born in Cyborg, Denmark (d. 2011)
  • Stanko Todorov, Bulgarian communist politician, Prime Minister of Bulgaria (1971-81), born in Klenovik (d. 1996)

Famous Deaths

  • Horace Elgin Dodge, American automobile manufacturing pioneer (b. 1868)