Who Was Born Today – December 10 Birthdays

Who Was Born Today – December 10 Birthdays

Important and famous people from throughout history born on this day

Born on December 10
1830 Emily Dickinson, American poet of more than 1,000 poems, seven published in her lifetime.
1851 Melvil Dewey, American librarian who created the Dewey Decimal System.
1881 Viscount Alexander of Tunis, British soldier who took his title from his part in the Allied victories in North Africa.
1891 Nelly Sachs, Nobel Prize-winning poet.
1903 Mary Norton, English children’s author (Bedknobs and Broomsticks).
1907 Rumor Godden, English novelist (Black Narcissus).
1908 Oliver Messian, French composer (Quartet for the End of Time).
1911 Chester “Chet” Huntley, American broadcast journalist.
1914 Dorothy Lamour, actress, best remembered for co-starring with Bing Crosby and Bob Hope in their “Road to” movie series.
1922 Agnes Nixon, writer, producer; creator of long-running TV soap operas (One Life to Live, All My Children).
1934 Howard Martin Temin, geneticist; shared 1975 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
1941 Chad Stuart, singer, musician; half of the Chad & Jeremy folk rock duo.
1948 Abu Abbas (Muhammad Zaidan, Muhammad Abbas), a founder of the Palestine Liberation Front; led terrorist hijacking of cruise ship Achille Lauro.
1956 Rod Blagojevich, 40th Governor of Illinois; arrested on federal charges of trying to sell the US Senate seat of President-elect Barack Obama.

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