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On this day: December 10

POSTED: 12:41 AM PST Dec 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 09, 2013 

"Huckleberry Finn" is first published, the first Nobel Prizes are awarded, the first transcontinental flight ends, Playboy debuts, and "Avatar" premieres in theaters, all on this day.

OTD December 10 - Playboy
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Playboy

1953: Hugh Hefner publishes the first Playboy magazine with an investment of $7,600. The first issue, which featured Marilyn Monroe on the cover and was undated because Hefner wasn't sure if there was going to be a second issue, sold for 50 cents.

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