Historical Events In August - 10
Saturday, 30 September 2023
1921 John M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies on August - 10.
1925 On this day in history hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
1926 Italian-Spanish peace treaty signed on this day in history.
1928 The birth of James Dean, American film actor on this day in history.
1929 Canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons on August - 10.
1929 On August - 10 grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win
1929 Aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75 on August - 10.
1930 On August - 10 william H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies
1932 A 5.1-kg (11.2-pound) chondrite-type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri on August - 10.
1932 On August - 10 slang, writer, dies
1934 Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player on August - 10.
1934 On August - 10 john Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73
1936 On this day in history 114°F (46°C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record)
1938 On this day in history temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record
1938 On this day in history 119°F (48°C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)
1938 On August - 10 joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
1939 On this day in history 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)
1940 On this day in history anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania.
1940 Prince Bernhard Fund forms on this day in history.
1941 FDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland on August - 10.
1942 HMS EAGLE sunk north of Algiers, Algeria by 4 torpedoes from German U-73. 260 men lost out a wartime crew of 1,160 on August - 10.
1942 Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa on this day in history.
1943 On August - 10 dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
1943 On August - 10 c Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies
1944 Race riots in Athens Alabama on this day in history.
1944 On August - 10 braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0
1944 On August - 10 berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies
1945 On this day in history hMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII
1945 Japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged on this day in history.
1945 Robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62 on August - 10.
1948 ABC enters network TV on August - 10.
1948 On August - 10 allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC
1948 On this day in history e Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63
1949 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on this day in history.