December 10, 2014 in History


James Watson, one of three scientists to co-discover DNA structure, has auctioned off the 1962 Nobel Prize medal he received for the achievement; Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov paid $4.8 million for the medal but then returned it to Watson

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1995 1st meeting of NBA expansion teams, Raptors beat Grizzlies 93-81
1994 Nobel prize awarded to Yitzhak Rabin, Shimon Peres and Yasser Arafat
1986 Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel accepts 1986 Nobel Peace Prize
1984 1st planet outside our solar system discovered
1961 Dr. Ruth marries Fred Westheimer
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