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Historical Events In August - 10

Friday, 03 July 2020

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  On this day in history carl Friedrich Weitzmann, composer  

1809  On this day in history ecuador declares independence from Spain  

1809  On August - 10 ecuador declares independence from Spain (National Day)  

1810  On this day in history 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  Salvatore Vigano, composer, dies at 52 on this day in history.  

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

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  On August - 10 former slave Nat Turner led violent insurrection against slavery  

1831  On this day in history former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery  

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  Gyula Beliczay, composer on August - 10.  

1836  On August - 10 jose Teodor Vilar, composer  

1840  On this day in history the 'Star of the East' first known balloon to fly in Canada.  

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

1843  Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies on August - 10.  

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 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  Hurricane washes away 300 in Louisiana on this day in history.  

1856  Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana on this day in history.  

1856  On August - 10 paul Geisler, composer  

1857  On August - 10 john Wilson Croker, politician  

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 this day in history almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist  

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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  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

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  On August - 10 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 August - 10.  

1556  On this day in history 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  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  On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

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

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on this day in history.  

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 August - 10.  

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