Thursday, December 10, 2020

1869 - December 10 – The Wyoming territorial legislature gives women the right to vote, the first such law in the world.

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1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.
On December 10, the Treaty of Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War. The once-proud Spanish empire was virtually dissolved as the United States took over much of Spain's overseas holdings.... Read MORE...
December 10, 1898

1869 - December 10 – The Wyoming territorial legislature gives women the right to vote, the first such law in the world.
In 1869, Wyoming’s territorial legislature declared that “every woman of the age of twenty-one years, residing in this territory, may at every election…cast her vote.” Though Congress lobbied hard... Read MORE...
December 10, 1869

Thompson, Connecticut, USA (North Grosvenordale) (Quinebaug)

1927 - Auditors Find Deficit in North Grosvenordale Books
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, Dec. 9. - (By Associated Press.) An official report of the auditors, which has been awaited by townspeople for the past six weeks, was filed with the local board of selectmen... Read MORE...

The Bridgeport Telegram -  Bridgeport, Connecticut -  December 10, 1927

New Hartford, Connecticut, USA

They Had Broken Through the Ice, at New Hartford.

Special to The New York Times.

WINSTED, Conn., Dec. 9. - After a terrible struggle that lasted fifteen minutes in water crested with broken... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  December 10, 1905

1901  December 10 – The first Nobel Prize ceremony is held in Stockholm on the fifth anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death.

 America - Did you know? 1857 - Dred Scott v. Sanford: Landmark Supreme Court decision holds that Congress does not have the ...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? An old farmer in a parish [in the province of Quebec] gave a good thrashing to a boy who had...Read MORE...

The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 5, No. 19, Oct. - Dec., 1892, Lutins in the Province of Quebec
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