This Day in History

December 10th in History

Edward VIII can't go on without the woman he loves! In other news, Henry VIII executes two of his wife's lovers, the Vin Fiz completes the first transcontinental flight, and Mighty Mouse comes to save the day. It's the birthday of Ada Lovelace, Emily Dickinson, and Dorothy Lamour; Alfred Nobel, Damon Runyon, Otis Redding, and Richard Pryor die. Happy Festival for the Souls of Dead Whales!

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Quote of the Day

are well,
but Waking’s better.”

Emily Dickinson, poet born December 10, 1830