Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 21 September 2020
1628 On August - 10 hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned
1652 Peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones) on this day in history.
1653 On August - 10 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 August - 10.
1655 Louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50 on August - 10.
1657 Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director on this day in history.
1664 On this day in history austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár
1675 On this day in history 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 On August - 10 in N Mex, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads
1699 On August - 10 christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
1708 On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar
1717 Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies on August - 10.
1720 On August - 10 franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer
1730 Sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1740 On August - 10 samuel Arnold, composer
1743 Earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated on August - 10.
1750 On August - 10 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 Santiago Ferrer, composer on this day in history.
1774 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing on August - 10.
1776 American Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London on this day in history.
1782 The birth of Charles James Napier, British general on this day in history.
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 On this day in history robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage
1792 On August - 10 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 this day in history.
1794 On August - 10 leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)