On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 2010

Historical Events


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

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

Writer and Human Rights Activist Liu Xiaobo
Writer and Human Rights Activist
Liu Xiaobo

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

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

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

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? 9 years, 8 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius