Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 07 July 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 this day in history alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
1866 On this day in history transatlantic cable laid
1866 On August - 10 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 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 August - 10.
1875 Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66 on August - 10.
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 August - 10 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 On August - 10 max Kowalski, composer
1883 On August - 10 first train reaches Calgary.
1883 Carlos Lavin, composer on this day in history.
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 August - 10.
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 On this day in history eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85
1887 On August - 10 excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois
1887 On this day in history 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 Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan) on August - 10.
1889 Dan Rylands patents screw cap on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer
1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble) on August - 10.
1893 On August - 10 chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
1893 On this day in history chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act
1893 On this day in history douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)