"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.
1906: U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize for negotiating an end to the Russo-Japanese War, becoming the first American to win a Nobel Prize.
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