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Historical Events In August - 10

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1628  On August - 10 hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

1652  On this day in history peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)  

1653  On August - 10 sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch  

1653  Maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.  

1654  Bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist on this day in history.  

1655  On August - 10 louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50  

1657  On August - 10 cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director  

1664  Austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár on August - 10.  

1675  King Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich on this day in history.  

1678  On August - 10 netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen  

1680  Pueblo Indians rebel against Spaniards in Mexico on this day in history.  

1680  In N Mex, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads on August - 10.  

1699  Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer on August - 10.  

1708  On August - 10 john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

1717  Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies on August - 10.  

1720  Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on this day in history.  

1730  On this day in history sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74  

1740  On August - 10 samuel Arnold, composer  

1743  Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated on August - 10.  

1750  Daniel Gottlob Turk, composer on this day in history.  

1759  Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.  

1759  Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on August - 10.  

1762  On this day in history santiago Ferrer, composer  

1774  1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing on this day in history.  

1776  American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London on August - 10.  

1782  On this day in history the birth of Charles James Napier, British general  

1782  Charles Napier, London, soldier on August - 10.  

1787  Mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik" on August - 10.  

1790  Robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage on August - 10.  

1790  Robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage on August - 10.  

1792  On this day in history mobs in Paris attack the palace of Louis XVI  

1792  Mobs in Paris attack palace of Louis XVI on this day in history.  

1793  Heinrich August Neithardt, composer on August - 10.  

1794  On this day in history leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  On this day in history birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.  

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.  

1397  On August - 10 birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

1489  On this day in history birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  

1520  On August - 10 birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On August - 10 death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

0794  On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on this day in history.  

1250  On this day in history death of erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

1535  On this day in history death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  

1589  On August - 10 death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1628  On August - 10 death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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