Historical Events In August - 10
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
1861 Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43 on August - 10.
1862 On August - 10 battle of Nueces River TX
1865 Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana) on this day in history.
1866 Transatlantic cable laid on August - 10.
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 August - 10.
1869 On August - 10 o B Brown patents moving picture projector
1869 On this day in history lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)
1874 On this day in history the birth of Herbert Hoover, Former (31st) President of the US
1874 Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933) on August - 10.
1875 On August - 10 karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
1876 On August - 10 1st phone call between Brantford & Paris, Canada
1877 On this day in history 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.
1877 On this day in history big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perce indians
1877 On August - 10 rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance
1880 Clarence Cameron White, composer on August - 10.
1881 Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder on this day in history.
1882 Max Kowalski, composer on August - 10.
1883 First train reaches Calgary on this day in history.
1883 Carlos Lavin, composer on August - 10.
1884 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 on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)
1886 On August - 10 hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement
1886 Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85 on this day in history.
1887 Excursion train crashes killing 101 in Chatsworth, Illinois on this day in history.
1887 On August - 10 excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)
1888 On August - 10 nY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record
1888 Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan) on August - 10.
1889 Dan Rylands patents screw cap on this day in history.
1889 Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer on August - 10.
1891 On August - 10 henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)
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 Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard) on August - 10.