Historical Events In August - 10
Friday, 14 May 2021
1628 Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.
1652 On August - 10 peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)
1653 On this day in history sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch
1653 On this day in history maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55
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 On August - 10 king Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich
1678 Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen on this day in history.
1680 Pueblo Indians rebel against Spaniards in Mexico on August - 10.
1680 In N Mex, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads on August - 10.
1699 Christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer on this day in history.
1708 John Stinstra, baptist vicar on this day in history.
1717 On August - 10 nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies
1720 On August - 10 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
1730 Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74 on August - 10.
1740 Samuel Arnold, composer on August - 10.
1743 Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated on this day in history.
1750 On this day in history daniel Gottlob Turk, composer
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 August - 10 santiago Ferrer, composer
1774 On August - 10 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing
1776 On this day in history american Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.
1782 The birth of Charles James Napier, British general on August - 10.
1782 On this day in history charles Napier, London, soldier
1787 On this day in history mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik"
1790 Robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage on this day in history.
1790 On August - 10 robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage
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 August - 10.
1793 On August - 10 heinrich August Neithardt, composer
1794 Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry) on this day in history.