On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1919

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • NL votes to ban the spitball's use by all new pitchers

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Nobel Peace Prize awarded to US President Woodrow Wilson

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  • NY, Boston, & Chicago, oppose AL resolution accusing Ban Johnson of overstepping his duties

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Courage, American composer of original Star Trek theme, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2008)
  • Sven-Eric Emanuel Johanson, Swedish composer, born in Västervik, Sweden (d. 1997)