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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1924

Ludmilla Tcherina, French actress/ballet dancer (Sins of Rome)

Birth
1924

Washington Senators win their 1st World Series beat Giants in 7

Event
1924

Ibn Saud of Nedzhed captures Mecca

Event
1925

Ivan Svitak, philosopher

Birth
1926

St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series

Event
1926

Oscar Brown Jr, US songwriter (Brown Baby, Forbidden Fruit)

Birth
1926

Richard Jaeckel, NY, actor (3:10 to Yuma, Sands of Iwo Jima)

Birth
1927

Clairmonte Depeiaza, cricketer (world record partnership v Aust 1955)

Birth
1927

John Eric Tieman, production manager (The Guardian)

Birth
1927

Thomas Brendon Wilson, composer

Birth
1930

Harold Pinter, London England, playwright (Homecoming, Servant)

Birth
1930

Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years

Event
1930

AP votes Joe Cronin unofficial AL MVP and BWA names Hack Wilson NL MVP

Event
1930

Adlai Stevenson III, (D-Sen-Ill)

Birth
1931

A J Bennett hits H Garbarino for 1st scoring pass in Canada's Big 4

Event
1931

St Louis Cards beat Phila A's, 4 games to 3 in 28th World Series

Event
1931

William Waltons "Belshazzar's Feast," premieres in Leeds

Event
1931

Karl von Bach, German engineer (Maschinenelemente), dies at 84

Death
1932

Charles Dnaiels, archaeologist

Birth
1932

"Betty and Bob" premieres on radio

Event
1932

Dnjepr Dam in USSR put into operation (world's biggest)

Event
1933

1st synthetic detergent, "Dreft" by Procter and Gamble, goes on sale

Event
1933

Daniel Massey, London, actress (Vault of Horror)

Birth
1933

Gerald Masters, South African/British author (Pan Book of Dates)

Birth
1934

Sadashiv Patil, cricketer (pace bowler in Test India v NZ 1955-56)

Birth