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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1861  On this day in history 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  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 this day in history o B Brown patents moving picture projector  

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

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

1877  On August - 10 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.  

1877  Big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians on August - 10.  

1877  Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance on August - 10.  

1880  Clarence Cameron White, composer on August - 10.  

1881  On August - 10 albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder  

1882  On this day in history max Kowalski, composer  

1883  First train reaches Calgary on this day in history.  

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  Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt) on this day in history.  

1886  On this day in history hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement  

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

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 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 this day in history.  

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

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

1893  Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  King James II of Aragon (d. 1327) was born on this day in history.  

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 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 this day in history.  

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  


Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.  

0794  Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on August - 10.  

0955  On this day in history 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 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 August - 10 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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