On This Day

December 10, 1906 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History


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Frenchman Henri Moissan is presented with the Nobel prize for Chemistry for isolating Fluoride

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan

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US President Theodore Roosevelt is the 1st American awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt

Birthdays in History

  • Walter Zinn, Canadian-American nuclear physicist (invented the breeder reactor), born in Kitchener, Ontario (d. 2000)