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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 - Martin Luther King
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Library of Congress

1964: In Oslo, Norway, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. accepts the Nobel Peace Prize. King was the youngest person to ever win the award, which was awarded to him for leading non-violent resistance to racial prejudice in the United States.

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