Human Rights Day
1520 - Martin Luther publicly burned papal edict demands he recant.
1901 - Nobel prizes announced for the first time. 1st Nobel Peace Prizes awarded to Jean Henri Dunant, Frederic Passy.
1915 - 10,000,000th model T Ford assembled
1932 - King Rama VII granted Thailand a constitution
1936 - King Edward VIII abdicated throne to marry Mrs Wallis Simpson
1948 - UN General Assembly adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The day being celebrated as Human Rights Day.
1995 - Ricky Ponting makes 96 on Test Cricket debut (Aust v Sri Lanka, WACA)
2012 - Google began selling of US$99 laptops
1878 - Raja Gopalachary (Rajaji), India's freedom fighter and the first Governor General of independent India.
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