What Happened on December 10, 2010

Historical Events

Nobel Prize

Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Stockholm, while imprisoned in China

Famous Weddings

Martina Hingis

Tennis player Martina Hingis (30) weds equestrian show jumper Thibault Hutin at a private civil ceremony in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • J. Michael Hagopian, Turkish-born American documentarian (b. 1913)
  • Jacques Swaters, Belgian racing driver, dies at 84
  • John Bennett Fenn, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
  • MacKenzie Miller, American horse trainer and breeder (b. 1921)
2010 Highlights

About December 10, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raise Your Glass - P!nk
  • UK #1 Song: Heroes - X Factor Finalists 2010