December 10, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Nobel prizeNobel Prize

West German Chancellor Willy Brandt receives the Nobel Peace Prize

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • William H Rehnquist confirmed as Supreme Court justice

Birthdays in History

  • Brian Nichols, American spree killer

Deaths in History

  • Jo [Jozef Maria Laurens Theo] Cals, Prime Minister of Netherlands (1965-66) and Minister of Education, Arts and Sciences, dies at 57