- Born on this date: John Greenberg, Bobbie Groth
- Articles published on this date: Register-Gazette/1897-12-10/Mt. Carroll
On this dateEdit
- in 1963, the Shimer College Pioneers set the record for the longest losing streak in college basketball, losing game 46 to Black Hawk Junior College 124-54. The previous joint record-holders, which had each lost 45 consecutive games, were Millsaps College (1946) and Olivet College (1961). 
- in 1965, the Shimer College Pioneers ended their record-setting losing streak with a 59-58 victory over Roosevelt University.
- ↑ UPI (1963-12-11). "Shimer College Loses 46th Straight Game". Los Angeles Times [paywalled]. https://secure.pqarchiver.com/latimes/access/464843502.html?FMT=AI&FMTS=::AI:CITE:PAGE.
- ↑ "Shimer Beaten; New Record Set". Morning Star: p. B1. 1963-12-11.
- ↑ Rick Talley (1965-12-12). "Shimer Wins 1st Straight". Morning Star.