On this day: December 10

Posted: 3:41 AM EST Dec 09, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Dec 10, 2015

"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 - Bob Dylan
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Sotheby's

2010: Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics for his song "The Times They Are a-Changin" are sold at auction at Sotheby's, New York, for $422,500.

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