Historical Events In May - 10
Monday, 16 December 2019
1882 On May - 10 thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society)
1885 On May - 10 fritz v Unruh, writer
1885 Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62 on May - 10.
1886 On this day in history karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)
1887 Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) on this day in history.
1888 On this day in history first colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney.
1888 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind) on this day in history.
1889 On May - 10 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5
1893 On this day in history imperial Institute in London opens
1893 19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39.25 on May - 10.
1894 Dimitri Tiomkin, Russia, composer (Acad Award 1954-High & Mighty) on this day in history.
1896 On this day in history the American transcontinental railroad is completed
1897 Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923) on May - 10.
1897 On this day in history william Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70
1898 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) on May - 10.
1899 On this day in history the birth of Fred Astaire, American Actor
1899 Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime) on May - 10.
1901 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist on this day in history.
1902 The birth of David O Selznick, American film producer on May - 10.
1902 David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind) on this day in history.
1903 Kay Petre, early racing driver on this day in history.
1904 David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda) on May - 10.
1904 On this day in history henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies
1905 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75 on this day in history.
1905 Angus Paton, civil engineer on May - 10.
1906 Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for first time on this day in history.
1906 Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time on May - 10.
1907 On May - 10 paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue," premieres in Paris
1907 Harilaos Perpessas, composer on May - 10.
1908 The first Mother's Day observed (Philadelphia) on May - 10.
1908 1st Mother's Day observed (Phila) on May - 10.
1908 On May - 10 carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House
1909 On May - 10 winchester's Fred Toney no-hits Lexington for 17 inning
1909 On May - 10 harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist