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Historical Events In August - 10

Thursday, 07 July 2022

1949  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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1960  Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1961  England applies for membership in the European Common Market on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1962  On this day in history ted Husing, sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 60  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1963  Estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn), dies at 60 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1965  Rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On August - 10 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On August - 10 first lunar orbiter launched by US  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On August - 10 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1966  On this day in history 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1967  On this day in history john Francis Larchet, composer, dies at 83  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1970  Bernd-Alois Zimmermann, Germ composer (Requiem), commits suicide at 52 on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  On August - 10 first BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train travels in San Francisco  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1973  Douglas Kennedy, actor (Lone Ranger & Lost City of Gold), dies at 57 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1976  On August - 10 bert Oldfield, cricketer (54 Tests, 52 stumpings), dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1977  Vince Barnett, actor (Star is Born, Human Jungle), dies at 75 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1979  On August - 10 dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1980  On this day in history allen, the most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  Coca-Cola Bottling Co agrees to pump $34 million into black business on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1981  The Richard Nixon Museum in San Clemente closes on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1985  On this day in history kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1987  Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1988  On August - 10 in the Solomon Islands 2 events about 10 seconds apart. One person killed and about 100 homes washed away in 13 villages  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1988  Adela Rogers St John, journalist (Free Soul, Honeycomb), dies at 94 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1990  Richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1991  Josef Lipski, Polish politician, dies on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1993  On this day in history in the South Island, New Zealand a 7.0 earthquake was centered about 130 kilometers west of Queenstown  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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1267  On this day in history birth of king James II of Aragon (d. 1327)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1296  John the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg was born on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1360  On August - 10 birth of francesco Zabarella, Italian jurist (d. 1417)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

1520  Madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1560  On August - 10 birth of hieronymus Praetorius, composer  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Famous Deaths In August - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0258  On August - 10 death of saint Lawrence, martyr  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

0794  On August - 10 fastrada, 3rd wife of French king Charles the Great, dies at 30  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1002  On this day in history al-Mansur, Arabic general strategist/regent of Cordoba, dies  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1250  Death of Erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

1535  Death of Ippolito de' Medici, ruler of Florence (poisoned) (b. 1509) on August - 10.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

1628  On this day in history death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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