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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 01 March 2021

1861  Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on August - 10.  

1862  On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX  

1865  Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana) on this day in history.  

1866  Transatlantic cable laid on this day in history.  

1866  On this day in history transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria  

1867  Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867 on this day in history.  

1869  On August - 10 o B Brown patents moving picture projector  

1869  Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds) on August - 10.  

1874  On August - 10 the birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US  

1874  Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) on August - 10.  

1875  On August - 10 karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66  

1876  On this day in history 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada  

1877  First use of the telephone to dispatch trains. This was at the Caledonia Mine at Glace Bay on the Sydney Mines Railway. One of the owners was Gardiner G. Hubbard who was the father in law of Alexander Graham Bell who installed two telephones to control train movements on this day in history.  

1877  On this day in history big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians  

1877  On August - 10 rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance  

1880  On August - 10 clarence Cameron White, composer  

1881  Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder on August - 10.  

1882  Max Kowalski, composer on this day in history.  

1883  First train reaches Calgary on August - 10.  

1883  Carlos Lavin, composer on August - 10.  

1884  On this day in history in New York City, a 5.5 earthquake caused large cracks in walls at Amityville and Jamaica (intensity VII). The shock was felt strongly at New York City  

1885  Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt) on August - 10.  

1886  Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement on August - 10.  

1886  On this day in history eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85  

1887  Excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois on this day in history.  

1887  On August - 10 excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)  

1888  On August - 10 nY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record  

1888  Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan) on this day in history.  

1889  On August - 10 dan Rylands patents screw cap  

1889  Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer on August - 10.  

1891  On August - 10 henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)  

1893  On August - 10 chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act  

1893  On August - 10 chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act  

1893  On August - 10 douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)  

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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  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 this day in history.  

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 August - 10.  

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

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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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 August - 10.  

0955  On August - 10 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 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 this day in history.  

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on August - 10.  

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