Historical Events In August - 10
Monday, 17 February 2020
1921 On August - 10 john M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies
1925 On August - 10 hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die
1926 On this day in history italian-Spanish peace treaty signed
1928 On this day in history the birth of James Dean, American film actor
1929 On August - 10 canadian National Railways place in service the first road diesel electric passenger locomotive. This consisted of two units, weighing a total of 335 tons.
1929 Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.
1929 On August - 10 aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75
1930 William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies on August - 10.
1932 On this day in history 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.
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 this day in history john Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73
1936 114°F (46°C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record) on this day in history.
1938 Temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record on this day in history.
1938 On August - 10 119°F (48°C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)
1938 On this day in history joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73
1939 On August - 10 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)
1940 Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on this day in history.
1940 Prince Bernhard Fund forms on August - 10.
1941 On this day in history fDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland
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 August - 10.
1943 On this day in history dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali
1943 C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies on this day in history.
1944 On August - 10 race riots in Athens Alabama
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 On this day in history japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged
1945 Robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62 on August - 10.
1948 ABC enters network TV on August - 10.
1948 On this day in history allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC
1948 E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1949 Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on August - 10.