Historical Events In August - 10
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
1861 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on August - 10.
1862 Battle of Nueces River TX on August - 10.
1865 On this day in history alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
1866 Transatlantic cable laid on August - 10.
1866 Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria on this day in history.
1867 On this day in history ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867
1869 On August - 10 o B Brown patents moving picture projector
1869 Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds) on this day in history.
1874 The birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933)
1875 Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66 on August - 10.
1876 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada on this day in history.
1877 First use of the telephone to dispatch trains. This was at the Caledonia Mine at Glace Bay on the Sydney Mines Railway. One of the owners was Gardiner G. Hubbard who was the father in law of Alexander Graham Bell who installed two telephones to control train movements on this day in history.
1877 On August - 10 big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians
1877 Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance on this day in history.
1880 Clarence Cameron White, composer on August - 10.
1881 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder on this day in history.
1882 Max Kowalski, composer on this day in history.
1883 On August - 10 first train reaches Calgary.
1883 On this day in history carlos Lavin, composer
1884 On August - 10 in New York City, a 5.5 earthquake caused large cracks in walls at Amityville and Jamaica (intensity VII). The shock was felt strongly at New York City
1885 On August - 10 leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)
1886 On this day in history hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement
1886 Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 on August - 10.
1887 On August - 10 excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois
1887 On this day in history excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)
1888 NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record on this day in history.
1888 Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan) on this day in history.
1889 On this day in history dan Rylands patents screw cap
1889 On August - 10 cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer
1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble) on August - 10.
1893 On August - 10 chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
1893 Chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act on this day in history.
1893 On August - 10 douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)