Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 03 August 2020
1861 On this day in history nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43
1862 On this day in history battle of Nueces River TX
1865 On August - 10 alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)
1866 Transatlantic cable laid on this day in history.
1866 Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria on this day in history.
1867 Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867 on this day in history.
1869 On August - 10 o B Brown patents moving picture projector
1869 On August - 10 lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)
1874 The birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US on August - 10.
1874 Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) on August - 10.
1875 On this day in history karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
1876 On August - 10 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
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 August - 10.
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 On this day in history clarence Cameron White, composer
1881 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder on August - 10.
1882 Max Kowalski, composer on this day in history.
1883 First train reaches Calgary on this day in history.
1883 On August - 10 carlos Lavin, composer
1884 On this day in history 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 Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt) on this day in history.
1886 Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement on this day in history.
1886 Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1887 On this day in history excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois
1887 On August - 10 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 Dan Rylands patents screw cap on August - 10.
1889 On this day in history cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer
1891 Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble) on August - 10.
1893 On this day in history chinese deported from San Francisco under Exclusion Act
1893 On this day in history chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act
1893 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard) on August - 10.