Historical Events In August - 10
Friday, 15 January 2021
1895 On August - 10 1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")
1895 Michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author on August - 10.
1896 On this day in history otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies
1897 On August - 10 automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)
1897 Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924) on August - 10.
1899 On August - 10 jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)
1900 1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0) on August - 10.
1900 On this day in history arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)
1901 On this day in history chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners
1902 On this day in history george Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies
1903 Lisle, British lord on August - 10.
1904 Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest on August - 10.
1904 On August - 10 pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies
1905 Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge on August - 10.
1905 On August - 10 kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged
1906 Pope Pius X bans Associations cults on August - 10.
1906 On August - 10 era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)
1907 On this day in history prince Scipone Borchesi wins Peking to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally
1907 On this day in history prince Scipone Borchesi wins Beijing to Paris, 7,500 mile auto rally
1908 On August - 10 gabrielle Keiller, collector/golfer
1909 Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenars Ver (ANTV) begins on this day in history.
1909 Brian Easdale, composer on August - 10.
1910 On this day in history angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
1911 On August - 10 parliament Act reduces power of House of Lords
1911 On August - 10 carl Christian Lumbye, composer, dies at 70
1912 On this day in history herman Strategier, Dutch organist/composer/conductor
1913 2nd Balkan War ends, Treaty of Bucharest, Bulgaria loses on this day in history.
1914 On this day in history voluntary recruitment for first Australian Imperial Force (AIF) begins
1914 At Luik, German 12"/16.5" guns reach Belgian boundary on this day in history.
1916 Turks annex Persian city Hamadan from Russia on this day in history.
1919 Ukranian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukrane on this day in history.
1919 Ukrainian National Army massacres 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine on August - 10.
1920 On August - 10 allies recognize Poland, Czechoslovakia & Romania
1921 On this day in history fDR stricken with polio at summer home on Canadian Is of Campobello