Historical Events In May - 10
Monday, 20 March 2023
1797 The first U.S. Navy ship, the "United States" is launched on this day in history.
1797 1st Navy ship, the "United States," is launched on May - 10.
1798 George Vancouver, British explorer, (Voyage of Discovery), dies at 40 on May - 10.
1800 Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer on this day in history.
1801 On May - 10 first Barbary War: The Barbary pirates of Tripoli declare war on the United States of America.
1810 On May - 10 james Shields, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1879
1813 Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford) on this day in history.
1816 On May - 10 english steamship "Defiance" arrives at Rotterdam harbor
1818 On May - 10 paul Revere, American patriot known for his warning ride on horseback to warn of the British invasion, dies in Boston
1818 Paul Revere, American patriot, dies on May - 10.
1820 Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49 on May - 10.
1822 On May - 10 august Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter
1823 On this day in history the first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Fort Snelling
1823 1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling on May - 10.
1823 John Sherman, MC (Union), died in 1900 on this day in history.
1824 The National Gallery in London opens to the public in its temporary home in a townhouse on Pall Mall St on May - 10.
1824 Charles Henry Van Wyck, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895 on May - 10.
1825 Rudolf Viole, composer on this day in history.
1826 Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer, dies at 86 on this day in history.
1829 Thomas Young, physicist/decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics, dies on this day in history.
1830 On May - 10 francois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)
1833 On this day in history francois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician, dies at 74
1837 On this day in history panic of 1837: New York City banks fail, and unemployment reaches record levels.
1837 On May - 10 pinckney B S Pinchback, Lt gov (Louisiana)
1838 On this day in history james, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman
1843 On May - 10 kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian
1849 Pack destroys Astor Place opera house in NYC (22 killed) on May - 10.
1849 Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, dies at 89 on May - 10.
1850 On May - 10 thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea)
1853 Sir Hugh Allan's Genova the first steamer of the Allan Line to arrive at Quebec; starts 14-day Montreal-Liverpool mail run on May - 10.
1855 On May - 10 anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]
1857 On this day in history indian Mutiny begins with revolt of Sepoys of Meerutkazerne, Delhi
1857 On this day in history indian Mutiny begins with revolt of Sepoys of Meerut
1857 On May - 10 hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
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