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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 04 March 2021

1801  Robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882 on this day in history.  

1802  Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1806  Johann Michael Haydn, composer, dies at 68 on August - 10.  

1808  On August - 10 carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer  

1809  Ecuador declares independence from Spain on August - 10.  

1809  Ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day) on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM  

1814  On August - 10 jacob Edvard Gille, composer  

1821  Missouri admitted as 24th US state on this day in history.  

1821  On this day in history salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52  

1822  On August - 10 antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die  

1823  On August - 10 charles Keene, Hornsey, artist  

1827  Race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada) on this day in history.  

1831  Former slave Nat Turner led violent insurrection against slavery on this day in history.  

1831  On August - 10 former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery  

1833  Chicago incorporates as a village of about 200 on this day in history.  

1835  On August - 10 mob of whites & oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH  

1835  Gyula Beliczay, composer on this day in history.  

1836  Jose Teodor Vilar, composer on August - 10.  

1840  The 'Star of the East' first known balloon to fly in Canada on August - 10.  

1841  Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37 on August - 10.  

1843  Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies on this day in history.  

1845  Kunanbajew, writer on this day in history.  

1846  Congress charters the "nation's attic," the Smithsonian Institution on this day in history.  

1846  On this day in history smithsonian Institution founded in the United States  

1846  On August - 10 congress charters "nation's attic," Smithsonian Institution  

1854  On August - 10 j Scott Lidgett, London, theologist  

1856  On this day in history hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana  

1856  Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana on August - 10.  

1856  Paul Geisler, composer on this day in history.  

1857  On August - 10 john Wilson Croker, politician  

1859  George Staunton, writer on this day in history.  

1861  Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed on this day in history.  

1861  Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist on this day in history.  

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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  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

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

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

1520  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on this day in history.  

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

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on August - 10.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On August - 10 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 August - 10.  

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.  

1535  On August - 10 death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  

1589  On this day in history death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

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

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