Today In History

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            Here is what happened on Saturday - December 10th...
            It is day 345 of the year 2016, and there are 21 days left...

      Famous People Born On This Day In History...

            1830,Emily Dickinson, poet.
     Today, this person is/would be 186 years old.
            1851,Melvil Dewey, created the Dewey Decimal System for libraries.
     Today, this person is/would be 165 years old.
            1914,Dorothy Lamour
     Today, this person is/would be 102 years old.
            1952,Susan Dey, actress.
     Today, this person is/would be 64 years old.
            1960,Kenneth Branagh, Actor, Director.
     Today, this person is/would be 56 years old.

      Events On This Day In History...

            1901,First awarding and distribution of Nobel Peace Prizes.
            1927,Grand Ole Opry makes its first radio broadcast, in Nashville, TN.
            1955,the Mighty Mouse show premiers, (Here I come, to save the day!).

      And Don't Forget...

                        Human Rights Day, a United Nations observance.


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