Historical Events In August - 10
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
1921 On August - 10 john M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies
1925 On this day in history hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
1926 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on August - 10.
1928 The birth of James Dean, American film actor on August - 10.
1929 On August - 10 canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons.
1929 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on August - 10.
1929 On this day in history aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75
1930 On August - 10 william H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies
1932 On this day in history a 5.1-kg (11.2-pound) chondrite-type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.
1932 On this day in history slang, writer, dies
1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player on August - 10.
1934 John Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1936 114°F (46°C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record) on August - 10.
1938 Temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record on this day in history.
1938 On this day in history 119°F (48°C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)
1938 Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73 on August - 10.
1939 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats) on August - 10.
1940 Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on August - 10.
1940 On this day in history prince Bernhard Fund forms
1941 FDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland on August - 10.
1942 On this day in history hMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160
1942 On this day in history gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa
1943 On August - 10 dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
1943 C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies on August - 10.
1944 On August - 10 race riots in Athens Alabama
1944 Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0 on this day in history.
1944 Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies on this day in history.
1945 On August - 10 hMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII
1945 On August - 10 japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged
1945 Robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1948 On this day in history aBC enters network TV
1948 Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC on August - 10.
1948 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1949 On August - 10 natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense