Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 01 March 2021
1895 On this day in history 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")
1895 On August - 10 michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author
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 On August - 10 edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
1899 On August - 10 jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)
1900 On August - 10 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)
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 Lisle, British lord on this day in history.
1904 On this day in history angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest
1904 Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies on this day in history.
1905 On August - 10 bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge
1905 Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged on this day in history.
1906 Pope Pius X bans Associations cults on August - 10.
1906 Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony) on August - 10.
1907 Prince Scipone Borchesi wins Peking to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally on August - 10.
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 Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins on August - 10.
1909 On August - 10 brian Easdale, composer
1910 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order) on this day in history.
1911 On this day in history parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords
1911 On August - 10 carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70
1912 On August - 10 herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
1913 On August - 10 2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses
1914 On August - 10 voluntary recruitment for first Australian Imperial Force (AIF) begins
1914 On this day in history at Luik, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary
1916 On August - 10 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 August - 10.
1921 On this day in history fDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello