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 - 1978 Nobel Peace Prize
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Library of Congress

1978: Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Sadat and Begin are seen here in September 1978 following the announcement of the Camp David Accords.

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