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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 17 February 2020

1921  On August - 10 john M Martin, last confederate congress member, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1925  On August - 10 hurricane strikes Borculo, 4 die  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1926  On this day in history italian-Spanish peace treaty signed  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1928  On this day in history the birth of James Dean, American film actor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd & last NL win on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1929  On August - 10 aletta Henriette Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1930  William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1932  On August - 10 slang, writer, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1934  Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1934  On this day in history john Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1936  114F (46C) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  Temperatur reaches 119 degrees F in Pendleton, Oregon. - New state record on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On August - 10 119F (48C), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1938  On this day in history joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1939  On August - 10 2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Anti-Jewish laws are passed in Romania on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1940  Prince Bernhard Fund forms on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1941  On this day in history fDR & Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1942  Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  On this day in history dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1943  C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 10 race riots in Athens Alabama  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 10 braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1944  On August - 10 berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history hMCS Uganda returns from the Pacific theater in WWII  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  On this day in history japan announces willingness to surrender to Allies provided the status of Emperor Hirohito remained unchanged  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1945  Robert H Goddard, US, rocket pioneer, dies at 62 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  ABC enters network TV on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  On this day in history allen Funt's "Candid Camera" TV debut on ABC  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1948  E Ball-Hennings, writer, dies at 63 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1949  Natl Military Establishment renamed Dept of Defense on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1267  On August - 10 birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1296  On August - 10 birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1360  Francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417) was born on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1489  On August - 10 birth of jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1520  On this day in history birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1556  Philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer was born on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0794  On this day in history fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  Click To Send On Whatsapp

0955  Conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1002  Al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1535  On August - 10 death of ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1589  On August - 10 death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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