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Historical Events In August - 10

Monday, 17 February 2020

1949  On August - 10 the Avro Canada C.102 Jetliner takes maiden flight; designed to meet a Trans-Canada Airlines requirement; first jet transport to fly in North America and second to fly in the world  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 10 discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On August - 10 emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1961  England applies for membership in the European Common Market on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1962  Ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1963  On this day in history estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On this day in history rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history daylight meteor seen from Utah to Canada. Only known case of a meteor entering the Earth's atmosphere & leaving it again  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  First lunar orbiter launched by US on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history in daylight, a meteor flashes across the sky from Utah to Canada; only known case of a meteor skipping through the Earth's atmosphere and leaving it again.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1966  On August - 10 in Ottawa Ontario, the Heron Road Bridge over the Rideau River and Canal collapses, killing 9 construction workers and injuring 80.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1966  On this day in history felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1967  John Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1970  Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  First BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1973  On August - 10 douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1974  On this day in history ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1976  Bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Postal employee David Berkowitz arrested in Yonkers, NY, accused of being "Son of Sam" the 44 caliber killer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1977  Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1979  Dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  Allen, the most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On August - 10 coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1981  On August - 10 the Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On this day in history michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  On August - 10 kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1987  On August - 10 calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  In the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history uN estimates Asia's population hit 3 billion  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1988  On this day in history adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  US's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1990  On this day in history richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1991  On August - 10 josef Lipski, Polish politician, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1993  In the South Island, New Zealand a 7.0 earthquake was centered about 130 kilometers west of Queenstown on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1267  King James II of Aragon (d. 1327) was born on this day in history.  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  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1397  Albert II of Germany, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1489  Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German statesman and reformer (d. 1553) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1520  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1556  On August - 10 birth of philipp Nicolai, Germany, theologist/poet/composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1560  On this day in history birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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0258  On this day in history death of saint Lawrence, martyr  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1589  Death of Maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  Death of Hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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