On this day: December 10

Published: Dec 09 2012 03:41:09 AM EST   Updated On: Dec 10 2014 02:00:00 AM EST

"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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    "Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.