Today in history – December 10, 2019

1846 – Led by Brigham Young, the first Mormons begin a long westward exodus from Nauvoo, Ill. to Utah.

1869 – The Territory of Wyoming granted women the right to vote.

1898 – Spain signed a treaty officially ending the Spanish-American War. It gave Guam, Puerto Rico and the Philippines to the United States.

1948 – The U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

1964 – The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize.