10th December

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2007 Cristina Fernandez becomes president Cristina Fernandez becomes the first woman to be elected president of Argentina.
1987 First treaty to reduce arms levels signed Presidents Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan signed the first treaty to reduce the size of nuclear arsenals today. !,752 Soviet and 859 US missiles will be decommissioned over three years
1984 Desmomd Tutu receives Nobel peace prize The Anglican Archbishop of Johannesburg, Desmomd Tutu is awarded the Nobel peace prize.
1983 Lech Walesa awarded the Nobel peace prize Lech Walesa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, his wife accepts the award on his behalf.
1979 Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace prize Mother Teresa is awarded the Nobel Peace prize for her charitable works helping India's poor
1975 Andrei Sakharov is awarded the Nobel Peace prize Andrei Sakharov is awarded the Nobel Peace prize.
1967 Otis Redding dies in a Air Crash Otis Redding dies at the age of 26 in an air crash of his private plane in Wisconsin.
1948 United Nations declares on Human Rights The United Nations General Assembly adopts its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
1906 Theodore Roosevelt awarded US Presidents Peace Prize Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first US President to receive a Nobel Peace Prize; for his mediation in the settlement of the Russo-Japanese war.
1903 Marie Curie and Pierre Curie receive Nobel prize. Marie Curie and Pierre Curie are jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.
1901 First Nobel Prizes The first Nobel laureates received their awards on this day, for outstanding contributions in the fields of literature, chemistry, physics, peace and medicine
1896 Alfred Nobel dies Swedish chemist Alfred Nobel dies in Sanremo in Italy.
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