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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)  

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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  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.  

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on this day in history.  

1489  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on August - 10.  

1520  On August - 10 birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

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

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on August - 10.  

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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 August - 10 conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.  

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  

1535  On this day in history death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  

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 this day in history.  

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