Historical Events In August - 10
Saturday, 30 September 2023
1993 Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82 on August - 10.
1994 On this day in history bill Baker, singer, dies at 58
1995 On August - 10 fay Honey Knopp, activist, dies at 76
1996 On August - 10 adriano Mandarino Hypolito, priest, dies at 78
1997 Jean-Claude Lauzon, director/writer (Leola), dies in air crash at 43 on this day in history.
2006 London Metropolitan Police make 21 arrests in connection to an apparent terrorist plot that involved aircraft traveling from the United Kingdom to the United States. New TSA regulations are put into effect on this day in history.
2010 The World Health Organization declares the H1N1 influenza pandemic over, saying worldwide flu activity has returned to typical seasonal patterns on this day in history.
2013 On this day in history 6 people are killed after Paluweh volcano erupts in Indonesia
2014 On this day in history israeli and Palestinian officials agree to another 72-hour ceasefire proposed by Egypt
2017 Scientists study identifying nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) deficiency major cause of miscarriages and multiple birth defects published in "New England Journal of Medicine" on August - 10.
2017 On August - 10 uS President Donald Trump declares opioid addiction a national emergency
2017 Taylor Swift testifies that DJ David Mueller groped her in court in Denver, Colorado on August - 10.
2017 100 year-old fruit cake by Huntley & Palmers deemed "almost eatable" after being discovered in hut used by Captain Scott's expedition in Antarctica on this day in history.
2018 Evidence of one million Uighurs being held in "counter-extremism centers" in China presented to UN Committee on Human Rights on August - 10.
2018 Anti-government protests begin in Bucharest, Romania, with over 400 injured in clashes with police on August - 10.
2018 Landmark case against weed killer Roundup, San Francisco court awards groundsman Dewayne Johnson $289 million against Monsanto for giving him terminal cancer on August - 10.
2018 On this day in history turkish lira falls dramatically after US President Trump announces tariff increases on Turkish steel and aluminum
2018 On August - 10 omarosa Manigault Newman, former aide to US President Trump , releases taped recordings of her firing from The White House
2018 Heavy rainfall causes severe floods in the Indian state of Kerala. It is the worst flood to hit the state in a century on this day in history.
2019 Morogoro tanker explosion: A fuel tanker truck explodes in Morogoro, Tanzania, killing at least 89 people and injuring dozens more on this day in history.
2019 32 are killed and 1,000,000 evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang, China. Earlier it had caused flooding in the Philippines on August - 10.
2019 Canary Islands wildfires: A number of forest fires break out in the Canary Islands of Gran Canaria, Tenerife and Lanzarote. The fires on the island of Gran Canaria were the most severe, resulting in the loss of large areas of the island's forests and leading to the evacuation of thousands of residents from a number of towns and villages on this day in history.
2020 Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai is the most high-profile figure arrested in Hong Kong under its new security laws on August - 10.
2020 On this day in history [COVID-19 pandemic] The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 20 million worldwide.
2021 Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo resigns amid a sexual harassment scandal on this day in history.