1267 On August - 10 birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
1296 John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.
1360 Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.
1397 Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on August - 10.
1489 On this day in history birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)
1520 Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on this day in history.
1556 Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on this day in history.
1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, composer was born on August - 10.
0258 Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.
0794 On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30
0955 Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on August - 10.
1002 Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.
1250 On this day in history 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