On this day: December 10

Published On: Dec 09 2012 02:41:09 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 10 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

"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 - Henry Wells
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Wells Fargo

1878: Henry Wells, the American businessman who co-founded Wells Fargo and American Express, dies two days short of his 73rd birthday in Glasgow, Scotland.

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