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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 02 July 2020

1895  On this day in history 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")  

1895  Michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author on August - 10.  

1896  On August - 10 otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies  

1897  Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club) on this day in history.  

1897  Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) on this day in history.  

1899  Jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue) on August - 10.  

1900  1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0) on August - 10.  

1900  On August - 10 arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)  

1901  On August - 10 chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners  

1902  George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies on August - 10.  

1903  On this day in history lisle, British lord  

1904  Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest on August - 10.  

1904  On August - 10 pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies  

1905  Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge on August - 10.  

1905  On this day in history kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged  

1906  Pope Pius X bans Associations cults on this day in history.  

1906  On August - 10 era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)  

1907  On August - 10 prince Scipone Borchesi wins Peking to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally  

1907  Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Beijing to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally on this day in history.  

1908  Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on August - 10.  

1909  On this day in history algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins  

1909  On this day in history brian Easdale, composer  

1910  On August - 10 angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)  

1911  On this day in history parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords  

1911  Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70 on August - 10.  

1912  Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor on this day in history.  

1913  2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses on August - 10.  

1914  Voluntary recruitment for first Australian Imperial Force (AIF) begins on this day in history.  

1914  At Luik, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary on August - 10.  

1916  On this day in history turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia  

1919  On this day in history ukranian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukrane  

1919  Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine on this day in history.  

1920  Allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania on this day in history.  

1921  FDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello 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 August - 10.  

1296  On this day in history birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

1360  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on August - 10.  

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  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 this day in history death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

0794  On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  

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 this day in history 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  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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