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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 24 September 2020

1801  On August - 10 robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882  

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 this day in history.  

1808  Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer on August - 10.  

1809  On August - 10 ecuador declares independence from Spain  

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

1810  On August - 10 camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM  

1814  Jacob Edvard Gille, composer on this day in history.  

1821  On August - 10 missouri admitted as 24th US state  

1821  On August - 10 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  On August - 10 race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada)  

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

1831  Former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery on this day in history.  

1833  Chicago incorporates as a village of about 200 on August - 10.  

1835  On this day in history mob of whites & oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH  

1835  On August - 10 gyula Beliczay, composer  

1836  Jose Teodor Vilar, composer on August - 10.  

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

1841  On August - 10 hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37  

1843  On August - 10 jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies  

1845  On August - 10 kunanbajew, writer  

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

1846  On August - 10 smithsonian Institution founded in the United States  

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

1854  J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist on this day in history.  

1856  On August - 10 hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana  

1856  On August - 10 hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana  

1856  Paul Geisler, composer on August - 10.  

1857  John Wilson Croker, politician on August - 10.  

1859  On this day in history george Staunton, writer  

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 August - 10.  

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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 this day in history.  

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1489  On August - 10 birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  

1520  On this day in history birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

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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 August - 10.  

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

1002  On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

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 this day in history.  

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on this day in history.  

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

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