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 - 10 114°F (46°C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record)
1938 Temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record on this day in history.
1938 119°F (48°C), 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