What Happened on December 10, 1913

Historical Events

  • Belgium head of the International Peace Bureau Henri La Fontaine becomes the first Socialist to win the Nobel Peace Prize

Nobel Prize

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)
1913 Highlights

About December 10, 1913

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 109 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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