On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1903

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Nobel Prize for physics awarded to Pierre and Marie Curie for their study of spontaneous radiation

Physicist Marie Curie
Physicist
Marie Curie

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  • William Plomer, South African-British author (Paper Houses, I Speak of Africa), born in Transvaal, South Africa (d. 1973)
1903 Highlights

About December 10, 1903

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 116 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Sagittarius