Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1861 On August - 10 nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43
1862 On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX
1865 On August - 10 alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
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 Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867 on August - 10.
1869 On this day in history o B Brown patents moving picture projector
1869 Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds) on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history the birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US
1874 Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) on this day in history.
1875 Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66 on August - 10.
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 August - 10.
1877 Big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians on August - 10.
1877 On this day in history rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
1880 Clarence Cameron White, composer on this day in history.
1881 On August - 10 albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder
1882 Max Kowalski, composer on August - 10.
1883 First train reaches Calgary on this day in history.
1883 Carlos Lavin, composer on August - 10.
1884 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 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1886 Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 on August - 10.
1887 Excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)
1888 On this day in history nY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record
1888 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble) on this day in history.
1893 Chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act on August - 10.
1893 Chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act on August - 10.
1893 On August - 10 douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)