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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1908

John Waldo Green, NYC, composer (Body and Soul, Guy Lombardo's arranger)

Birth
1908

Baseball Writers Association, formed

Event
1909

Florida Friebus, actress (Dobie Gillis' mom, Bob Newhart Show)

Birth
1909

Luc van Brabant, Flemish writer/erotic poet

Birth
1910

Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader

Birth
1910

Price Daniel, (Gov/Sen-D-Texas)

Birth
1910

Alan Frank, music publisher

Birth
1910

Willem Maris, painter (Hague School), dies at 66

Death
1911

Sun Yat-sen's revolutionaries overthrow Manchus (Taiwan Natl Day)

Event
1912

Charles Henry Madge, poet writer/sociologist

Birth
1913

British passenger ship Volturno catches fire in Atlantic (136 kill)

Event
1913

Yuan Shikai installed as 1st president of China

Event
1913

Gamboa Dam in Panama blown up; Atlantic and Pacific waters mix

Event
1913

Claude Simon, writer

Birth
1913

Johnny Downs, Bkln NY, actor (Manhattan Showcase)

Birth
1914

Dorothy Lamour, [Kaumeyer], NO LA, actress (Road to Bali, Road to Rio)

Birth
1914

Ivory Joe Hunter, rocker

Birth
1914

Karol I, Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, King of Romania (1881-1914), dies

Death
1914

Gijsbert van Tienhoven, mayor (Amsterdam)/foreign minister, dies at 73

Death
1914

German forces route Belgians in Antwerp Belgium (WW I)

Event
1916

Scott Huston, composer

Birth
1916

In Game 3, Charlie Ebbets becomes the 1st owner to raise the price of World Series grandstand seats to $5-up from $3

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1916

Benson Fong, Sacramento CA, actress (Charlie Chan, Purple Heart)

Birth
1917

Giants Rube Benton is 1st lefty to pitch a World Series no hitter

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1917

Plymouth Theater opens at 236 W 45th St NYC

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