Historical Events for 10th December 2018

1869 – The first American chapter of Kappa Sigma is founded at the University of Virginia.
1898 – The first western pilgrims were welcomed at The House of `Abdu’lláh Páshá
1899 – Frank Wedekind’s “Der Kammersang” premieres in Berlin
1906 – Frenchman Henri Moissan is presented with the Nobel prize for Chemistry for isolating Fluoride
1938 – Italian scientist Enrico Fermi receives the Nobel Prize for Physics (work on reduced radioactivity)
1942 – An early report the Holocaust prepared by the Polish government-in-exile, using information obtained by Witold Pilecki, is addressed to UN member states
1947 – USSR and Czechoslovakia sign trade agreement
1974 – European Economic Community calls for a European Parliament
1992 – NHL awards franchises to Miami and Anaheim for 1994-95
1998 – Indian Professor Amartya Sen is awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics for his contributions to welfare economics

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