On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1911

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Calbraith Rogers completes 1st crossing of US by airplane in 84 days
  • Dutch lawyer Tobias Asser receives the Nobel Peace Prize

Famous Birthdays

  • Chet Huntley, American newscaster (NBC Huntley-Brinkley Report), born in Cardwell, Montana (d. 1974)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Dalton Hooker, British botanist and director of the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, dies at 94