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Historical Events In August - 10

Tuesday, 14 July 2020

1628  On this day in history hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

1652  On August - 10 peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)  

1653  Sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch on August - 10.  

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

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 August - 10.  

1664  On August - 10 austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár  

1675  On August - 10 king Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich  

1678  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1708  On this day in history john Stinstra, baptist vicar  

1717  On this day in history nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies  

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

1730  On August - 10 sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74  

1740  On this day in history samuel Arnold, composer  

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

1750  On this day in history daniel Gottlob Turk, composer  

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

1759  On August - 10 ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46  

1762  On August - 10 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 August - 10 the birth of Charles James Napier, British general  

1782  On August - 10 charles Napier, London, soldier  

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

1790  On this day in history robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage  

1790  Robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage on this day in history.  

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

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

1793  Heinrich August Neithardt, composer on August - 10.  

1794  On August - 10 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 this day in history.  

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  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on this day in history.  

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

1556  On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

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  On this day in history death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

0794  Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.  

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

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