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Historical Events In August - 10

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1801  On this day in history robert Woodward Barnwell, MC (Confederacy), died in 1882  

1802  Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist, dies at 77 on August - 10.  

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

1808  Carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer on August - 10.  

1809  Ecuador declares independence from Spain on this day in history.  

1809  On this day in history ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)  

1810  Camilio Benso di Cavour, Turin Italy, PM on August - 10.  

1814  On this day in history jacob Edvard Gille, composer  

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

1821  On August - 10 salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52  

1822  Antioch Syria, hit by Earthquake; about 20,000 die on this day in history.  

1823  Charles Keene, Hornsey, artist on this day in history.  

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 August - 10.  

1831  Former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery on August - 10.  

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

1835  Mob of whites & oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH on August - 10.  

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  On this day in history hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37  

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

1845  On August - 10 kunanbajew, writer  

1846  Congress charters the "nation's attic," the Smithsonian Institution on August - 10.  

1846  Smithsonian Institution founded in the United States on August - 10.  

1846  On this day in history 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  On this day in history hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana  

1856  Paul Geisler, composer on this day in history.  

1857  John Wilson Croker, politician on this day in history.  

1859  George Staunton, writer on August - 10.  

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

1861  On August - 10 almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  On August - 10 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 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 this day in history.  

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  On this day in history conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on this day in history.  

1250  On August - 10 death of erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

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

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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