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Famous Events For August 10

Famous Events For August 10 – Today In History

August 10: Today in History – Historical Events

Early Centuries – August 10 Historic Events – Before the 1700s

1. 612 BC King of Assyrian, Sinsharishkun, murdered, Nineveh ruined
2. August 10, 0070 – Titus, of the Roman army, destroyed a second temple by setting it on fire in Jerusalem while trying to capture the city
3. August 10, 0610 – Laylat al-Qadr was the traditional date in Islam when Muhammad received the Qur’m
4. August 10, 0654 – Martinus I removed to elect Pope Eugene

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5. August 10, 0843 – Division of France among three brothers – Lotharius I, Louis the German, and Charles the Bald – under the agreement of Verdun
6. August 10, 0955 – conclusion of the 50-year Magyar attack on Western Europe when Hungarian was defeated by Otto I, German king, during the Battle of Lechfeld
7. August 10, 0991 – The band of inland raiding Vikings defeat the English under Bryhtnoth at the battle of Maldon in Essex. A poem makes it celebrated
8. August 10, 1304 – The Dutch and French beat the Flemish army at the Battle of Zierik Sea
9. August 10, 1316 – Gaelic clan coalition defeated by Anglo-Norman, in the Battle of Athenry
10. August 10, 1461 – An investigation in Spain was insisted upon by Alfonso ed Espina, bishop of Osma
11. August 10, 1497 – King Henry VII was informed of the ‘Asia’ tour by John Cabot, an Explorer
12. August 10, 1500 – The first European to reach Madagascar was the Portuguese captain Diego Diaz
13. August 10, 1511 – Malacca partly seized by Portuguese army
14. August 10, 1512 – Was between the English Navy with 25 ships under Sir Edward Howard and a Franco-Breton navy with 22 ships at the Battle of Saint-Mihiel alternatively known as the Battle of Brest

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15. August 10, 1557 – Battle between Lamoraal, Count of Egmont, Philibert, Duke of Savoy (Spanish Empire), and the Duke of Montmorency (France), at the Battle of St Quentin, where the French were vanquished
16. August 10, 1585 – A treaty to give help Netherlands approved by British Queen Elizabeth I and is termed as Treaty of Nonsuch
17. August 10, 1622 – Land patent of the Province of Maine granted to John Mason and Ferdinando Gorges
18. August 10, 1627 – Barricade of La Rochelle started by Cardinal Richelieu
19. August 10, 1628 – 30 killed when Vasa, the Swedish navy vessel sank in Stockholm
20. August 10, 1653 – The English Navy defeats the Dutch at the Battle of Stevenage
21. August 10, 1664 – Peace agreement agreed upon between Austria and the Ottoman Empire
22. August 10, 1675 – The construction of The Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London was started by laying the foundation stone by King Charles II and John Flamsteed
23. August 10, 1675 – Place of worship for Portuguese and Jews commenced in Amsterdam
24. August 10, 1678 – Treaty of Peace in Nijmegen between Netherlands and France
25. August 10, 1680 – insurgence of Pueblo Indians against Spaniards in New Mexico started by Pope

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18th Century – What Happened on August 10 – The 1700s

26. August 10, 1759 – Carlos III crowned as king of Spain
27. August 10, 1774 – Publication of the 1st Surinam newspaper
28. August 10, 1776 – The news of Declaration of The United States Declaration of Independence arrived at London
29. August 10, 1787 – “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” completed by Classical Musician and Composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
30. August 10, 1792 – The palace of Louis XVI in Paris was assaulted by groups of people
31. August 10, 1793 – Louvre palace in Paris formally established as The Museum of Central des Arts

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19th Century – August 10 This Day That Year – The 1800s

32. August 10, 1809 – National Day of Ecuador when it declared independence from Spain
33. August 10, 1821 – Proclamation of Missouri as the 24th State of the US
34. August 10, 1822 – Tens of thousands were killed in an earthquake in Antioch Syria
35. August 10, 1827 – In Cincinnati racial unrest started, and thousands of blacks left for Canada
36. August 10, 1831 – Riots against slavery started by earlier slave Nat Turner
37. August 10, 1831 – Many killed as cyclone hits Barbados
38. August 10, 1833 – Chicago declared a village with about 200
39. August 10, 1846 – The establishment of the Smithsonian Institution by an Act of the Congress. It is now the largest museum and research center in the world

40. August 10, 1856 – Cyclone hits Last Island, Louisiana, and partygoers are washed away
41. August 10, 1861 – General Lyon lost his life in the Battle of Wilson’s Creek Missouri during the US Civil War
42. August 10, 1862 – War of Nucci’s River TX
43. August 10, 1869 – Patents for motion film projector granted to O.B. Brown
44. August 10, 1876 – Brantford and Paris get connected with a telephone line, and the first call established
45. August 10, 1877 – Nez-Perce Indians killed by Col. John Gibbon
46. August 10, 1885 – The electric streetcar in Baltimore started operating commercially by Leo Daft
47. August 10, 1887 – 101 persons on board a train on a pleasure tour perished in an accident
48. August 10, 1888 – 19-game win streak record by NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe
49. August 10, 1889 – Patent for screw cap awarded to Dan Rylands
50. August 10, 1893 – San Francisco expels Chinese under the Exclusion Act
51. August 10, 1893 – The prototype of an internal combustion engine by Rudolf Diesel, with a 10-foot cylinder and a flywheel at its base ran for the first time on its power in Augsburg, Germany

52. August 10, 1895 – First Symphony at Queen’s Hall Promenade
53. August 10, 1897 – Establishment of the Great Britain Automobile Club (now Royal Automobile Club)

20th Century – Important Events On This Day August 10 – The 1900

54. August 10, 1900 – In the first Davis Cup match, the British Isles lost to the USA at Longwood Cricket Club in Boston, Massachusetts (3-0)
55. August 10, 1904 – Angelo G Roncalli accepts priests
56. August 10, 1904 – Jacob de Cock, a gay reporter of the Dutch newspaper Volk removed from service

57. August 10, 1906 – Association adorations restricted by Pope Pius X
58. August 10, 1909 – Commencement of ANTV – Algemeene Netherland Toonkunstenaars Ver
59. August 10, 1911 – The House of Lords in the UK loses some of its power by an Act of Parliament
60. August 10, 1911 – Members of the UK House of Commons approve an annual remuneration of pounds 400 to its members
61. August 10, 1913 – Bulgaria was defeated with the close of the 2nd Balkan War with the Treaty of Bucharest
62. August 10, 1914 – Elzas in Mulhouse regained by the German army
63. August 10, 1914 – French retreat at Alsace in WWI
64. August 10, 1916 – The Persian city of Hamadan was reconquered by Turks from Russia
65. August 10, 1919 – 25 Jews in Podolia Ukraine butchered by Ukrainian National Army
66. August 10, 1920 – Poland, Czechoslovakia and Romania conceded by Allies
67. August 10, 1920 – Recognising the British directive, Turkish give up its right to Israel

68. August 10, 1921 – Franklin D Roosevelt troubled with Polio at the summer camp home on the Canadian island of Campobello
69. August 10, 1925 – Borculo was hit by a cyclone killing 4 persons
70. August 10, 1926 – Peace accord endorsed between Italy and Spain
71. August 10, 1929 – Phils defeated by Grover Alexander, 7-1, and the last NL win
72. August 10, 1932 – A shooting star-like object of about 5.1 kg breaks into a minimum of seven parts and falls near the Archie in Cass County, Missouri
73. August 10, 1933 – Helen Wills Moody accepts her defeat to Helen Jacobs at the 47th US Women’s National Championship (8-6,3-6.3-0)
74. August 10, 1934 – Declaration of his final season as a full-time player by Babe Ruth
75. August 10, 1935 – Opening ceremony of 3rd Film Festival at Venice
76. August 10, 1936 – State record of 114 F at Plain Dealing, Louisiana
77. August 10, 1936 – Opening of 4th Film Festival at Venice
78. August 10, 1938 – State record temperature of 119 F at Pendleton, Oregon
79. August 10, 1939 – Government by De Geer installed for the 2nd time.
80. August 10, 1940 – Prince Bernhard Fund Foundation established
81. August 10, 1941 – Second meeting between Frank D Roosevelt and Churchill at Placentia, Newfoundland

82. August 10, 1942 – Selection of General Bernard Montgomery as chief of the British 8th Army in North Africa
83. August 10, 1943 – Hertenbeest Island Bali was attacked by a Dutch submarine
84. August 10, 1943 – Wounded soldier called ‘not brave’ by US General George Patton
85. August 10, 1944 – The U.S. Army regains Guam from the Japanese and the Battle of Guam concludes
86. August 10, 1944 – Rebellion for racial discrimination at Athens, Alabama
87. August 10, 1945 – Willingness to surrender Japan to Allied Forces with a condition that the position of Emperor Hirohito was not changed
88. August 10, 1948 – TV network by ABC at PM (WJZ, NY)
89. August 10, 1948 – In a match, Aust Vs Lancashire, 133 runs were achieved in 216 mins, 17 fours, by Cricket Legend Bradman
90. August 10, 1949 – The Department of Defence was the new name assigned to the US National Military Establishment
91. August 10, 1949 – Heavyweight boxing champion title for Ezzard Charles
92. August 10, 1950 – “Sunset Boulevard” shown for the first time at Radio City Music Hall
93. August 10, 1952 – LPGA All American Women Gold Tournament won by Louise Suggs
94. August 10, 1954 – The Union of Dutch and Indonesian gets separated
95. August 10, 1954 – Stepping down of Sir Gordon Richards as jockey after a record win of 4870
96. August 10, 1957 – Atomic test by the US at Nevada Test Site
97. August 10, 1958 – LPGA Macktown Golf Open won by Mary Lena Faulk
98. August 10, 1960 – Launch of Discoverer 13 into orbit
99. August 10, 1960 – PANA established by Nicholas Jouwe in New Guinea
100. August 10,1961 – Membership of European Common Market sought by UK
101. August 10, 1962 – Atomic test by USSR at Novaya Zemlya USSR
102. August 10,1964 – Commencement of transmission by WJSP TV channel 28 in Columbus, GA (PBS)
103. August 10, 1965 – 82 km attained in X-15 by Joe Engle
104. August 10,1966 – US launches its 1st moon orbiter
105. August 10, 1966 – Comet in daylight observed from Utah to Canada. First instance of a comet entering and leaving Earth’s atmosphere
106. August 10,1968 – LPGA Concord Gold Open won by Shirley Englehorn
107. August 10, 1969 – Cubs defeated by Don Sutton after losing 13 games with a 4-2 win
108. August 10, 1970 – Northern Ireland gets warnings of direct rule by the British Home Secretary Reginald Mauling, for want of implementation of improvement measures
109. August 10, 1971 – The Society for American Baseball Research was founded by 16 baseball researchers

110. August 10, 1972 – A shooting star weighing 1 million kg almost reaches Earth’s atmosphere above Canada
111. August 10, 1972 – For keeping drugs in their custody, Paul and Linda McCartney were detained in Sweden
112. August 10, 1973 – Montgomery St Station reached by BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) traveling through Transbay, for the 1st time
113. August 10,1974 – LPGA Colgate-European American Gold Open won by Judy Rankin
114. August 10, 1975 – Complete privilege to interview Nixon acquired by David Frost
115. August 10, 1976 – British Army kills a volunteer of the Provisional Irish Republican Army while he was driving in Belfast. His automobile goes out of control killing 3 children, causing People to demonstrate throughout the month
116. August 10, 1977 – Panama Canal Zone agreement entered into between US and Panama
117. August 10, 1977 – Atomic test below the ground carried out by USSR
118. August 10, 1978 – Atomic test conducted at Novaya Zemlya by USSR
119. August 10, 1979 – right to vote and citizenship to all Ecuadorians above 18 granted by the 17th constitution passed by Ecuador
120. August 10,1980 – Brownsville TX, devastated by the strongest tempest in the Caribbean, Allen
121. August 10,1981 – Closure at San Clemente, the Richard Nixon Museum
122. August 10,1983 – Carl Lewis won gold in Men’s Long Jump in the 1st World Championships in Athletics
123. August 10,1984 – During the 3000 m Olympic run, Mary Decker slips on the heel of Zola Budd
124. August 10,1985 – ATV Music (every Beatle song) purchased by Michael Jackson for $47 million
125. August 10,1986 – LPGA Henredon Golf Classic won by Betsy King
126. August 10, 1987 – 2nd pitcher to be expelled in 8 days for rubbing the ball was Kevin Gross
127. August 10,1988 – Swimming record of 100 m freestyle in 48.42 sec created by Matt Biondi
128. August 10,1988 – Forecast that Asia’s population crosses 3 billion by UN
129. August 10, 1989- At the 5th Cricket Test at Trent Bridge, Australia were 301 for no loss on the first day
130. August 10,1990 – Landing on Venus by NASA’s rocket Magellan
131. August 10, 1990 – Para military kills hundreds of Muslims in North East Sri Lanka
132. August 10,1991 – At 53, NFL Paul Maquire gets a heart attack
133. August 10, 1992 – Propelling of satellite TOPEX/Poseidon
134. August 10, 1993 – Miss Teen USA selected, Charlotte Anne Lopez,16, of Vermont crowned
135. August 10, 1994 – Hong Kong vacated by the British army
136. August 10, 1996 – Jack Kemp selected by Bob Dole as VP running mate
137. August 10, 1997 – For acquiring cocaine, Anaheim Angels Tony Phillips detained
138. August 10, 1998 – Al Muhtadee Billah announced as Crown Prince of Brunei by a Royal Proclamation of HRH

21st Century – August 10 This Day In History – The 2000s

139. August 10, 2001 – UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s suggestion to permit the Iraqi govt to utilize $ 1 billion a year to improve public transport and oil production was rejected by the US and UK
140. August 10,2003 – Highest temperature of 101.3 F recorded in Kent
141. August 10, 2006 – All items like soap, shampoo, etc are banned from commercial flights to upset the plan of terrorists to demolish airplanes from the UK to the USA.
142. August 10, 2008 – Padraig Harrington shoots a 277 at Oakland Hills at the 90th PGA Championship
143. August 10,2013 – Paluweh, a volcano in Indonesia becomes active and erupts killing 6 people
144. August 10, 2013 – Opening of 14th World Championship in Athletics at Moscow, Russia
145. August 10, 2014 – 72-hour ceasefire agreed to between Israel and Palestine
146. August 10, 2015 – streamlining by Google announced as
147. Alphabet, a holding company with Google, YouTube, Android, and Chrome as affiliates

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