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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1935

"Porgy and Bess," by George Gershwin, NY premiere

Event
1935

Coup under Gen Giorgios Kondylis in favor of Greek monarchy

Event
1935

League of Nations denounces Italian invasion of Abyssinia

Event
1935

George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" opens on Broadway

Event
1935

Paolo Renosto, composer

Birth
1935

Arthur Henderson, British Labour minister (Nobel 1934), dies at 72

Death
1936

Art Dick, cricket wicket-keeper (NZ of 60's)

Birth
1936

Bradman scores 212 in 202 mins in a cricket testimonial game

Event
1936

Judith Chalmers, English TV hostess (Wish You Were Here)

Birth
1937

NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series

Event
1937

Bruce Devlin, Armidale Australia, PGA golfer (1964 St Petersburg Open)

Birth
1938

Premier of Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st String Quartet

Event
1938

Martin Bladen, cricketer (the 7th Lord Hawke), dies

Death
1938

Germany completed annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland

Event
1938

Marcus Jan Adriani, biologist/director (Weevers' Duin)

Birth
1938

Tobias A Roth, (Rep-R-Wisconsin, 1979- )

Birth
1941

Laurence Henry Tribe, Shanghai China, Harvard Law professor

Birth
1941

German U-boat torpedoes US destroyer Kearney

Event
1941

Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa, writer/environmentalist

Birth
1942

1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt

Event
1942

Peter Coyote, [Cohon], NYC, actor (Kika, Living a Lie, Exposure, ET)

Birth
1942

Richard von Schaukal, Austria poet/writer (Schlemihle), dies at 68

Death
1943

Jean-Jacques Annaud, director (Bear, Black and White, Coup de Tete)

Birth
1943

US bombers accidentally strike Enschede Neth, causing 151 deaths

Event
1943

Earl of Stockton, English publisher/grandson of premier Macmillan

Birth