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Historical Events In August - 10

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

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

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 August - 10.  

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  Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924) on this day in history.  

1901  Chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners on this day in history.  

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

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

1906  On this day in history 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  On this day in history gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer  

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

1909  On August - 10 brian Easdale, composer  

1910  On this day in history angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)  

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  On this day in history herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor  

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

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 this day in history.  

1916  On August - 10 turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia  

1919  On August - 10 ukranian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukrane  

1919  On this day in history ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine  

1920  On August - 10 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  King James II of Aragon (d. 1327) was born on August - 10.  

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.  

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

1397  On August - 10 birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

1489  On this day in history birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  

1520  On this day in history birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on August - 10.  

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

Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.  

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

0955  On August - 10 conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.  

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  On this day in history death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.  

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