What Happened on December 10, 1971

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel prize of peace
  • William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Hardy, Altona Australia, badminton player (Olympics-96)
  • Brian Nichols, American spree killer
  • Carla Sacramento, Lisbon, 1.5k runner
  • Manjula Munasinghe, cricketer (Sri Lankan ODI pace bowler)

Famous Deaths

  • Jozef MLT Cals, Dutch min of Education/premier (1965-66), dies at 57