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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  

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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  On this day in history birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  

1397  On August - 10 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 this day in history.  

1520  On August - 10 birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  

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

1560  Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on August - 10.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On this day in history death of saint Lawrence, martyr  

0794  On this day in history 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  On August - 10 al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.  

1535  On this day in history 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  On this day in history death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  

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