This Date in History Calender- December 10

In Cold War, Feminism, Foreign Affairs, History, Technology, War, World War II on December 10, 2007 by Editor Z

Dr Martin Luther King recieving the Nobel Peace Prize, 1964

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1868: First traffic lights installed in London, England.

1869: Women are granted the legal right to vote in the state of Wyoming, making it the first U.S state to do so.

1898: The cannon fire of war can cease, as the Paris Treaty is signed, officially ending the Spanish-American War.

1901: The first Nobel Prizes are awarded.

1941: World War II continues to intensify around the globe with the Battle of the Philippines, when Japanese Imperial forces come ashore to the Filipino mainland.

1949: A crucial moment in the Battle for the heart and soul of China which is engaged in Civil War, when the People’s Liberation Army begins laying siege to the city of Cheng Du, forcing the nationalist government of President Chaing Kai-Shek to flee to Taiwan.

1964: Dr Martin Luther King Jr becomes the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.

1967: A voice is silenced when singer Otis Redding dies in a plane crash.

1978: For thier efforts and strides in U.S backed peace talks, Egyptian President AnWar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin, are both awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.



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