Dec 10 in history: From Treaty of Paris to UNGA adopting declaration of human rights

From the signing of the Treaty of Paris to UN General Assembly adopting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we have got it all covered for you. Let's take a look at what happened on December 10 -- in history.

1582

France begins use of Gregorian calendar

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1898

Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending Spanish-American War

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1901

On 5th death anniversary of Alfred Nobel, first Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm

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1948

UN General Assembly adopts the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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1996

South African President Nelson Mandela signs new constitution into law

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