On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1906

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

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

Nobel Prize

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

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? 114 years, 11 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Sagittarius