Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 01 March 2021
1861 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on August - 10.
1862 On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX
1865 Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana) on this day in history.
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 August - 10 o B Brown patents moving picture projector
1869 Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds) on August - 10.
1874 On August - 10 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 On August - 10 karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
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 this day in history.
1877 On this day in history 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 Max Kowalski, composer on this day in history.
1883 First train reaches Calgary on August - 10.
1883 Carlos Lavin, composer on August - 10.
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 Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt) on August - 10.
1886 Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement on August - 10.
1886 On this day in history eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85
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 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 August - 10 dan Rylands patents screw cap
1889 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer on August - 10.
1891 On August - 10 henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)
1893 On August - 10 chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
1893 On August - 10 chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act
1893 On August - 10 douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)