Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
1921 On August - 10 john M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies
1925 On this day in history hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
1926 On this day in history italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
1928 The birth of James Dean, American film actor on this day in history.
1929 Canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons on this day in history.
1929 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.
1929 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 on this day in history.
1930 William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies on this day in history.
1932 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 on August - 10.
1932 On August - 10 slang, writer, dies
1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player on this day in history.
1934 On this day in history john Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73
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 August - 10 119°F (48°C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)
1938 Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73 on this day in history.
1939 On August - 10 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)
1940 On August - 10 anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania.
1940 On August - 10 prince Bernhard Fund forms
1941 On August - 10 fDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland
1942 HMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160 on August - 10.
1942 On this day in history gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa
1943 Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali on this day in history.
1943 On this day in history c Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
1944 Race riots in Athens Alabama on this day in history.
1944 On August - 10 braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0
1944 Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies on August - 10.
1945 On August - 10 hMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII
1945 Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged on this day in history.
1945 Robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62 on August - 10.
1948 ABC enters network TV on August - 10.
1948 Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC on August - 10.
1948 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on August - 10.
1949 On this day in history natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense