December 10, 1936 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History


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Britain replaces King Edward VIII stamp series with King George VI

King of Great Britain George VI
King of Great Britain
George VI
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII

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Edward VIII signs Instrument of Abdication, giving up the British throne to marry American divoree Wallis Simpson

Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson
King of Great Britain Edward VIII
King of Great Britain
Edward VIII

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Carlos Saavedra Lamas for mediating end to Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, 1st Latin American to win

Nobel Peace Laureate Carlos Saavedra Lamas
Nobel Peace Laureate
Carlos Saavedra Lamas
  • Stockholm: physicist PBJ Debije receives Nobel prize for chemistry

Deaths in History

  • Luigi Pirandello, Italian writer (Enrico IV, Nobel 1934), dies at 69