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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  King James II of Aragon (d. 1327) was born on August - 10.  

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

1360  On this day in history birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on August - 10.  

1489  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on August - 10.  

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

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on August - 10.  

1560  On August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.  

0794  On August - 10 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 August - 10.  

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on August - 10.  

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.  

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.  

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