On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1906

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Frenchman Henri Moissan is presented with the Nobel prize for Chemistry for isolating Fluoride

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan

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US President Theodore Roosevelt is the 1st American awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Walter Zinn, Canadian-American nuclear physicist (invented the breeder reactor), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2000)
1906 Highlights

About December 10, 1906

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 113 years, 11 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius