Historical Events In May - 10
Saturday, 17 August 2019
1882 Thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society) on this day in history.
1885 Fritz v Unruh, writer on this day in history.
1885 On this day in history edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62
1886 Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting) on this day in history.
1887 Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels) on May - 10.
1888 On this day in history first colonial athletics championships are held at the NSW Amateur Athletics Association Cricket Ground in Sydney.
1888 On May - 10 max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)
1889 17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17.5 on this day in history.
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 On May - 10 dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)
1897 William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70 on May - 10.
1898 Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization) on May - 10.
1899 The birth of Fred Astaire, American Actor on May - 10.
1899 On May - 10 fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)
1901 On May - 10 albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist
1902 The birth of David O Selznick, American film producer on this day in history.
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 On May - 10 david Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)
1904 Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies on this day in history.
1905 On this day in history 31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75
1905 On May - 10 angus Paton, civil engineer
1906 On May - 10 russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for first time
1906 On May - 10 russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time
1907 On this day in history paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue," premieres in Paris
1907 Harilaos Perpessas, composer on this day in history.
1908 The first Mother's Day observed (Philadelphia) on May - 10.
1908 1st Mother's Day observed (Phila) on May - 10.
1908 Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House on May - 10.
1909 On May - 10 winchester's Fred Toney no-hits Lexington for 17 inning
1909 On May - 10 harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist