On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1901

Historical Events

  • First Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to Red Cross founder Jean Henri Dunant and peace activist Frederic Passy

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

First Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Wilhelm Röntgen for his discovery of X-rays

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen

Famous Birthdays

  • F Fischer, German war criminal (Breda 4)
1901 Highlights

About December 10, 1901

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Sagittarius