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December 10
In 1869, women were granted the right to vote in the Wyoming Territory.
In 1898, a treaty signed in Paris officially ended the Spanish-American War.
In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt became the first American to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, for helping mediate an end to the Russo-Japanese War.
In 1941, Japanese forces landed on Guam and Luzon. Near Malaya, British warships Repulse and Prince of Wales were sunk by Japanese bombers.
In 1944, while Gen. Wedemeyer complained about Chinese slowness, Japanese forces in China linked up with garrisons in IndoChina. It was the high point of Japanese expansion into China.
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