So you want to have a drink but you aren't sure why? Here are some GREAT reasons to call your friends over and have a party.
December 10th - holidays
  • Alfred Nobel Day or Nobeldagen, presentation ceremony of the Nobel Prize. (Sweden)) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Christian Feast Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Constitution Day (Thailand) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • Human Rights Day (International) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • International Animal Rights Day Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 10th - events
  • 1994 - Rwandan Genocide: Military advisor to the United Nations Secretary-General and head of the Military Division of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations of the United Nations Maurice Baril recommends that the UN multi-national forces in Zaire stand down. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1993 - The last shift leaves Wearmouth Colliery in Sunderland. The closure of the 156-year-old pit marks the end of the old County Durham coalfield, which had been in operation since the Middle Ages. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj announces the establishment of Mongolia's democratic movement that changes the second oldest communist country into a democracy. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Democracy is restored in Argentina with the assumption of President Raúl Alfonsín. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - The United Nations General Assembly approves Pakistan's proposal for establishing nuclear free-zone in South Asia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Arab-Israeli conflict: Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1968 - Japan's biggest heist, the still-unsolved "300 million yen robbery", is carried out in Tokyo. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - The Mighty Mouse Playhouse premieres on television. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1949 - Chinese Civil War: The People's Liberation Army begins its siege of Chengdu, the last Kuomintang-held city in mainland China, forcing President of the Republic of China Chiang Kai-shek and his government to retreat to Taiwan. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - The UN General Assembly adopts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - World War II: The Royal Navy capital ships HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse are sunk by Imperial Japanese Navy torpedo bombers near Malaya. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - World War II: Battle of the Philippines – Imperial Japanese forces under the command of General Masaharu Homma land on the Philippine mainland. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1936 - Abdication Crisis: Edward VIII signs the Instrument of Abdication. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - The Downtown Athletic Club Trophy, later renamed the Heisman Trophy, is awarded to halfback Jay Berwanger of the University of Chicago. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1932 - Thailand adopts a Constitution and becomes a constitutional monarchy. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1927 - The Grand Ole Opry premieres on radio. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - The worst night of the Brown Dog riots in London, when 1,000 medical students clash with 400 police officers over the existence of a memorial for animals who have been vivisected. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1906 - U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1904 - Pi Kappa Phi founded at the College of Charleston Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1902 - Women are given the right to vote in Tasmania. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1901 - The first Nobel Prizes are awarded. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1898 - Spanish-American War: The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1868 - The first traffic lights are installed, outside the Palace of Westminster in London. Resembling railway signals, they use semaphore arms and are illuminated at night by red and green gas lamps. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1864 - American Civil War: Sherman's March to the Sea – Major General William Tecumseh Sherman's Union Army troops reach Savannah, Georgia. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1861 - American Civil War: the Confederate States of America accept a rival state government's pronouncement that declares Kentucky to be the 13th state of the Confederacy. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1817 - Mississippi becomes the 20th U.S. state. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1684 - Isaac Newton's derivation of Kepler's laws from his theory of gravity, contained in the paper De motu corporum in gyrum, is read to the Royal Society by Edmund Halley. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1665 - The Royal Netherlands Marine Corps is founded by Michiel de Ruyter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1541 - Thomas Culpeper and Francis Dereham are executed for having affairs with Catherine Howard, Queen of England and wife of Henry VIII. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1520 - Martin Luther burns his copy of the papal bull Exsurge Domine outside Wittenberg's Elster Gate. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1508 - The League of Cambrai is formed by Pope Julius II, Louis XII of France, Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor and Ferdinand II of Aragon as an alliance against Venice. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1041 - Empress Zoe of Byzantium elevates her adopted son to the throne of the Eastern Roman Empire as Michael V. Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
December 10th - births
  • 1990 - Giulia Boverio, Italian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1990 - Pál Joensen, Faroe swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1989 - Ng Chee Yang, Singaporean singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1988 - Mitchell Donald, Dutch footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1987 - Gonzalo Higuaín, French/Argentine footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1986 - Matthew Bates, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Matt Forte, American football player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - T. J. Hensick, American ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Raven-Symoné, American actress and singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1985 - Trésor Mputu, Congolese footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Jayson Paul, American wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1984 - Mark Applegarth, Rugby League player and Sex God Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Patrick Flueger, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Habib Mohamed, Ghanaian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Katrin Siska, Estonian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1983 - Xavier Samuel, Australian actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1982 - Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Taufik Batisah, Singaporean singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Ryan Pini, Papua New Guinea swimmer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1981 - Fábio Rochemback, Brazilian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Sarah Chang, American violinist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1980 - Massari, Lebanese-born Canadian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1979 - Matt Bentley, American professional wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Marko Jaric, Serbian basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1978 - Summer Phoenix, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Mr. Águila, Mexican wrestler Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1977 - Emmanuelle Chriqui, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Steve Bradley, American wrestler (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1975 - Josip Skoko, Australian footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1974 - Meg White, American drummer (The White Stripes) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Marcos di Palma, Argentine racing driver Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1972 - Brian Molko, Belgian-born singer and songwriter (Placebo) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1971 - Brian Nichols, American spree killer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1970 - Bryant Stith, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1969 - Rob Blake, Canadian ice hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1966 - Mel Rojas, Dominican baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Greg Giraldo, American comedian Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - J Mascis, American musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1965 - Stephanie Morgenstern, Canadian actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - Bobby Flay, American celebrity chef and restaurateur Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1964 - George Newbern, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1962 - John de Wolf, former Dutch International footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Nia Peeples, American singer/actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1961 - Oded Schramm, Israeli-American mathematician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Michael Schoeffling, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1960 - Kenneth Branagh, Northern Irish actor and director Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Mark Aguirre, American basketball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1959 - Udi Aloni, American-Israeli filmmaker, writer, and activist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1958 - Pepsi Demacque, aka Helen Pepsi Demacque-Crockett English singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Paul Hardcastle, English composer and musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1957 - Prem Rawat, known also as Guru Maharaj Ji and Maharaji, American Indian spiritual leader and speaker Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Rod Blagojevich, 40th Governor of Illinois Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1956 - Roberto Cassinelli, Italian politician and lawyer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1955 - Jacquelyn Mitchard, American novelist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1954 - Jack Hues, English musician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1953 - Chris Bury, American journalist Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Clive Anderson, English television presenter Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1952 - Susan Dey, American actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1951 - Ellen Nikolaysen, Norwegian singer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1948 - Abu Abbas, founder of the Palestine Liberation Front (d. 2004) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Douglas Kenney, American humorist (d. 1980) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - R?sul Quliyev, Azerbaijani politician Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1947 - Rainer Seifert, German field hockey player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1946 - Thomas Lux, American poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1945 - Mukhtar Altynbayev, former Kazakhstani Minister of Defense and General of the Army of Kazakhstan Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1944 - Steve Renko, American baseball player Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Fionnula Flanagan, Irish actress Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Tommy Kirk, American actor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Tommy Rettig, American actor (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Kyu Sakamoto, Japanese singer and actor (d. 1985) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1941 - Chad Stuart, English singer (Chad and Jeremy) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Dick Bavetta, American basketball referee Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1939 - Barry Cunliffe, English university professor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Porter Goss, American politician, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1938 - Yuri Temirkanov, Russian orchestral conductor Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1935 - Terry Allcock, English footballer Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1934 - Howard Martin Temin, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1933 - Mako, Japanese-born American actor (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - Dan Blocker, American actor (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1928 - John Colicos, Canadian actor (d. 2000) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Jean Byron, American actress (d. 2006) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1925 - Carolyn Kizer, American poet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1924 - Michael Manley, Prime Minister of Jamaica (d. 1997) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1923 - Harold Gould, American actor (d. 2010) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1922 - Lucía Hiriart, First Lady of Chile (1974–1990), wife of Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Clarice Lispector, Ukrainian-Brazilian writer (d. 1977) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1920 - Reginald Rose, American writer (d. 2002) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1919 - Alexander Courage, American composer (d. 2008) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Anne Gwynne, American actress (d. 2003) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1918 - Anatoli Tarasov, Russian ice hockey coach (d. 1995) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1917 - Sultan Yahya Petra, King of Malaysia (d. 1979) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1914 - Dorothy Lamour, American actress (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Morton Gould, American composer (d. 1996) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1913 - Harry Locke, English actor (d. 1987) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1912 - Philip A. Hart, U.S. Senator (d. 1976) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1911 - Chet Huntley, American journalist (d. 1974) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1909 - Hermes Pan, American choreographer and dancer (d. 1990) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1908 - Olivier Messiaen, French composer and ornithologist (d. 1992) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Rumer Godden, English writer (d. 1998) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1907 - Lucien Laurent, French footballer (d. 2005) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1903 - Una Merkel, American actress (d. 1986) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - Harold Alexander, British Army Field Marshal, first Earl of Tunis (d. 1969) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1891 - Nelly Sachs, German-born writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1970) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1885 - Marios Varvoglis, Greek Composer (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1884 - Zinaida Serebriakova, Russian-born painter (d. 1967) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1882 - Otto Neurath, Austrian philosopher (d. 1945) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1880 - Fred Immler, German actor (d. 1965) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1878 - Rajaji, India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India (d. 1972) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - Mary Bonaparte, pretender to the French imperial throne (d. 1947) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - Adolf Loos, Austrian architect (d. 1933) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1870 - Pierre Louÿs, French author (d. 1925) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1851 - Melvil Dewey, American librarian, (d. 1931) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1830 - Emily Dickinson, American poet (d. 1886) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1827 - Eugene O'Keefe, Canadian businessman and brewer (d. 1913) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1824 - George MacDonald, Scottish writer and preacher (d. 1905) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1822 - César Franck, Belgian composer and organist (d. 1890) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1821 - Nikolai Alekseevich Nekrasov, Russian poet (d. 1877) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1820 - Princess Elizabeth of Clarence (d. 1821) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1815 - Ada Lovelace, English mathematician (d. 1852) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1805 - Josef Skoda, Bohemian physician (d. 1881) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1804 - Carl Gustav Jakob Jacobi, German mathematician (d. 1851) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1787 - Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, American educator (d. 1851) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1751 - George Shaw, English botanist and zoologist (d. 1813) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1588 - Isaac Beeckman, Dutch scientist and philosopher (d. 1637) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1452 - Johannes Stöffler, German mathematician and astronomer (d. 1531) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook
  • 1394 - King James I of Scotland (d. 1437) Vote for this event to raise it's importance! Post this Event to Facebook

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