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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 16 May 2022

1861  On August - 10 nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43  

1862  On August - 10 battle of Nueces River TX  

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

1866  On this day in history transatlantic cable laid  

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

1867  On August - 10 ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867  

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

1869  On this day in history lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)  

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

1874  On this day in history herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933)  

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

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

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  Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance on this day in history.  

1880  Clarence Cameron White, composer on August - 10.  

1881  On this day in history albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder  

1882  On August - 10 max Kowalski, composer  

1883  On August - 10 first train reaches Calgary.  

1883  On this day in history carlos Lavin, composer  

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  On this day in history leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)  

1886  Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement on this day in history.  

1886  Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.  

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  NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record on this day in history.  

1888  On August - 10 johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)  

1889  On this day in history dan Rylands patents screw cap  

1889  Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer on August - 10.  

1891  Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble) on August - 10.  

1893  On this day in history chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act  

1893  Chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act on August - 10.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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 August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  

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

1250  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1628  On August - 10 death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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