On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

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Bengali poet Rabindranath Tagore becomes the first non-European to be presented with the Nobel Prize for Literature for "Gitanjali"

  • Dutch scientist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes receives Nobel prize for physics

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Locke, British actor (Passport to Pimlico, Town on Trial), born in London, England (d. 1987)
  • Morton Gould, American prolific composer (Verdun), born in Richmond Hill, New York (d. 1996)