On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Israeli Shmuel Yosef Agnon wins Nobel Prize for literature
  • Nobel for chemistry awarded to Robert S. Mulliken

Famous Birthdays

  • Mel Rojas, MLB pitcher (Montreal Expos), born in Haina, Dominican Republic
  • Norberto Martin, infielder (Chicago White Sox), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Boris Koutzen, Russian violinist, composer & educator, dies at 65