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)