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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 13 May 2021

1895  1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi") on August - 10.  

1895  On this day in history michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author  

1896  Otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies on August - 10.  

1897  On August - 10 automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)  

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

1899  On this day in history jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)  

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 this day in history chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners  

1902  George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies on this day in history.  

1903  On this day in history lisle, British lord  

1904  On August - 10 angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest  

1904  On this day in history pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies  

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  Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony) on this day in history.  

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 August - 10.  

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

1909  Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins on August - 10.  

1909  On this day in history brian Easdale, composer  

1910  Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order) on August - 10.  

1911  On August - 10 parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords  

1911  On this day in history carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70  

1912  Herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor on August - 10.  

1913  2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses on this day in history.  

1914  On this day in history voluntary recruitment for first Australian Imperial Force (AIF) begins  

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

1916  Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on this day in history.  

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 August - 10.  

1920  On this day in history allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania  

1921  On August - 10 fDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello  

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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 August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.  

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  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on August - 10.  

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  

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

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.  

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 August - 10.  

1535  On August - 10 death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  

1589  On August - 10 death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

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

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