On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1909

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

Swedish writer Selma Lagerlöf is the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature

Author and Nobel Laureate Selma Lagerlöf
Author and Nobel Laureate
Selma Lagerlöf

Famous Deaths

  • Red Cloud, Sioux indian chief, dies
1909 Highlights

About December 10, 1909

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius