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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)  

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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  On this day in history birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

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

1520  On this day in history birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.  

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  On August - 10 death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

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

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on August - 10.  

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.  

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on August - 10.  

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