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Subject: [Q-R] Today in History Dec 10
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 11:41:59 EST


Dec 10, 1817 Mississippi becomes the 20th state
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Dec 10, 1830 Happy Birthday Emily Dickinson-poet
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Dec 10, 1813 American forces burn 149 homes at Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
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Dec 10, 1582 France begins use of the Gregorian calendar
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Dec 10, 1799 The metric system is established in France
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Dec 10 Is Wyoming Day
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Dec 10 Is World Freedom Day
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Dec 10 In Sweden its Nobel Prize Presentation Day


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