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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 19 April 2021

1921  John M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies on this day in history.  

1925  On August - 10 hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die  

1926  Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on August - 10.  

1928  On August - 10 the birth of James Dean, American film actor  

1929  On this day in history 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  On August - 10 grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win  

1929  Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

1930  On August - 10 william H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies  

1932  On August - 10 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  On this day in history babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player  

1934  On this day in history john Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73  

1936  On August - 10 114F (46C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record)  

1938  Temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record on this day in history.  

1938  119F (48C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record) on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73  

1939  2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats) on this day in history.  

1940  Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on August - 10.  

1940  Prince Bernhard Fund forms on August - 10.  

1941  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1942  On August - 10 gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa  

1943  Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali on August - 10.  

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 August - 10.  

1944  Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies on this day in history.  

1945  HMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII on this day in history.  

1945  On this day in history 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 August - 10 aBC enters network TV  

1948  Allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC on this day in history.  

1948  On August - 10 e Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63  

1949  On this day in history natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense  

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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 this day in history.  

1296  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on this day in history.  

1397  On this day in history birth of albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)  

1489  On August - 10 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  On this day in history birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  

1560  On August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  

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Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

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

0794  Fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30 on this day in history.  

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1002  On this day in history al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  

1250  On August - 10 death of erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  

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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