Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1895 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi") on August - 10.
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 August - 10.
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 On this day in history 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)
1900 Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924) on this day in history.
1901 On August - 10 chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
1902 On August - 10 george Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies
1903 Lisle, British lord on this day in history.
1904 Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest on this day in history.
1904 Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
1905 On August - 10 kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged
1906 On August - 10 pope Pius X bans Associations cults
1906 On this day in history era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
1907 Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Peking to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally on August - 10.
1907 On this day in history prince Scipone Borchesi wins Beijing to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally
1908 Gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer on August - 10.
1909 Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins on August - 10.
1909 Brian Easdale, composer on August - 10.
1910 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order) on August - 10.
1911 On August - 10 parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords
1911 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70 on this day in history.
1912 On August - 10 herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
1913 2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1916 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on August - 10.
1919 On this day in history ukranian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukrane
1919 On August - 10 ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine
1920 On this day in history allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania
1921 FDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello on this day in history.