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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1267  On August - 10 birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  

1296  On this day in history 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  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 August - 10.  

1560  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

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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 August - 10 conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

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  On August - 10 death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1628  On this day in history death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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