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1520 - Martin Luther publicly burned the papal edict demanding that he recant or face excommunication.
1817 - Mississippi was admitted to the union as the 20th state.
1898 - A treaty ending the Spanish-American War was signed in Paris.
1906 - President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.
1931 - Jane Addams became a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, the first American woman so honored.
1946 - Baseball Hall of Famer Walter Johnson died at age 59.
1958 - The first domestic passenger jet flight took place in the United States as a National Airlines Boeing 707 flew 111 passengers from New York City to Miami.
1964 - the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize during ceremonies in Oslo, Norway.
1965 - The Grateful Dead played their first concert, at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco.
1967 - Singer Otis Redding died at age 26 in the crash of his private plane in Wisconsin.
1980 - Rep. John W. Jenrette, D-S.C., resigned to avoid being expelled from the House following his conviction on charges related to the FBI's Abscam investigation.
1984 - South African Bishop Desmond Tutu received the Nobel Peace Prize.
1994 - Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres and Yitzhak Rabin received the Nobel Peace Prize.
1998 - Six astronauts opened the doors to the new international space station.
1998 - The Palestinian leadership scrapped constitutional clauses rejecting Israel's right to exist.
1999 - Computer scientist Wen Ho Lee was arrested and charged with removing secrets from secure computers at the Los Alamos weapons lab.
2002 - Former President Jimmy Carter accepted the Nobel Peace Prize for his diplomacy in the Middle East in the 1970s.
2007 - Former Vice President Al Gore accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with a call for humanity to rise up against a looming climate crisis and stop waging war on the environment.
2007 - NFL star Michael Vick was sentenced by a federal judge in Richmond, Va., to 23 months in prison for bankrolling a dogfighting operation and killing dogs that underperformed.
2007 - Cristina Fernandez was sworn in as Argentina's first elected female president.
Today's Birthday's for December 10th, These stars turn :
86 - Harold Gould
68 - Fionnula Flanagan
68 - Tommy Kirk
68 - Chad Stuart
Singer (Chad and Jeremy)
63 - Gloria Loring
61 - Jessica Cleaves
R&B singer (Friends of Distinction)
61 - Ralph Tavares
58 - Johnny Rodriguez
57 - Susan Dey
Actress ("L.A. Law," "The Partridge Family")
52 - Michael Clarke Duncan
52 - Paul Hardcastle
48 - Nia Peeples
45 - Bobby Flay
44 - J Mascis
39 - Kevin Sharp
38 - Scot Alexander
Rock musician (Dishwalla)
35 - Meg White
Rock musician (The White Stripes)
24 - Raven-Symone
Actress ("That's So Raven," "The Cosby Show")