Historical Events In August - 10
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
1628 Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.
1652 On this day in history peterus I Scheemaeckers, Flemish sculptor (tomb stones)
1653 On this day in history sea battle at Heijde, English fleet beats Dutch
1653 On August - 10 maarten Harpertsz Tromp, [Bestevaer], lt-adm, dies in battle at 55
1654 On August - 10 bernard Nieuwentyt, Dutch physician/theologist
1655 On August - 10 louis de Vadder, Flemish painter, dies at 50
1657 Cornelis Chastelein, Dutch colonial director on August - 10.
1664 On August - 10 austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár
1675 King Charles II lays foundation stone of Royal Observatory, Greenwich on this day in history.
1678 Netherlands & France signs peace treaty in Nijmegen on this day in history.
1680 Pueblo Indians rebel against Spaniards in Mexico on August - 10.
1680 In N Mex, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads on August - 10.
1699 On August - 10 christoph Gottlieb Schroter, composer
1708 On August - 10 john Stinstra, baptist vicar
1717 Nicolaas Witsen, etcher/mayor (Amsterdam), dies on this day in history.
1720 Franz Joseph Leonti Meyer von Schavensee, composer on August - 10.
1730 On this day in history sebastien de Brossard, composer, dies at 74
1740 On this day in history samuel Arnold, composer
1743 On this day in history earliest recorded prize fighting rules formulated
1750 On August - 10 daniel Gottlob Turk, composer
1759 Carlos III becomes king of Spain on this day in history.
1759 Ferdinand VI, the wise, king of Spain, dies at 46 on August - 10.
1762 Santiago Ferrer, composer on August - 10.
1774 On this day in history 1st Surinam newspaper (1st Wednesday Suriname) begins publishing
1776 On this day in history american Revolutionary War: word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.
1782 The birth of Charles James Napier, British general on this day in history.
1782 On August - 10 charles Napier, London, soldier
1787 On August - 10 mozart completes his "Eine small Nachtmusik"
1790 Robert Gray's Columbia, completes first American around world voyage on August - 10.
1790 On this day in history robert Gray's Columbia, completes 1st American around world voyage
1792 Mobs in Paris attack the palace of Louis XVI on August - 10.
1792 On August - 10 mobs in Paris attack palace of Louis XVI
1793 On August - 10 heinrich August Neithardt, composer
1794 Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry) on this day in history.