What Happened on December 10, 2016

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Rogue One", 1st of the Star Wars Anthology films, directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, premieres in Los Angeles
  • 82nd Heisman Trophy Award: Lamar Jackson, Louisville Cardinals (QB), youngest player to win at 19

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Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony he does not attend in Stockholm

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
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Bob Dylan
  • Terrorist bomb attacks outside a stadium in Istanbul kill 38 and injure 166

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Troian Bellisario (31) weds actor and director Patrick J. Adams (35) in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • A. A. [Adrian Anthony] Gill, British critic (The Sunday Times), dies of cancer at 62