On this day: December 10

POSTED: 01:41 AM MST Dec 09, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST Dec 10, 2013 
Nobel Prize medallion

"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.