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Historical Events In August - 10

Friday, 07 August 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  Discoverer 13 launched into orbit; returned first object from space on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1960  On this day in history emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1963  On August - 10 estes Kefauver, (Sen-D-Tn), dies at 60  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1965  On August - 10 rayford Robinson, cricketer (Test Aust v England 1937), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1966  First lunar orbiter launched by US on this day in history.  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 August - 10 felix A Vening Meinesz, geophysicist (black force), dies at 79  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1974  Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), dies at 64 on August - 10.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

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

1979  On this day in history dick Foran, actor (OK Crackerby), dies at 69  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1980  On August - 10 allen, the most powerful hurricane in Caribbean hits Brownsville, Tx  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1985  On August - 10 michael Jackson buys ATV Music (every Beatle songs) for $47 million  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1985  Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72 on this day in history.  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 August - 10 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  On this day in history uS's Magellan spacecraft lands on Venus  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 this day in history birth of john the Blind, King of Bohemia/Count of Luxembourg  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1360  On this day in history 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 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 August - 10 birth of madeleine de Valois, wife of James V of Scotland (d. 1537)  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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Famous Deaths In August - 10

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0258  Death of Saint Lawrence, martyr on August - 10.  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 August - 10 conrad the Red, Duke of Lotharingen, dies in battle  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1250  On August - 10 death of erik IV Plovpenning, king of Denmark, murdered  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1589  On this day in history death of maarten Schenck Nideggen, Dutch army leader, drowned at about 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1628  On August - 10 death of hans Jonsson, Swedish fleet commander, drowned  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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