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 This day in History - January 10
432 Historic Events for January 10
1811

Marie-Joseph de Ch‚nier, French poet (Chant du D‚part), dies at 46

Death
1814

Aubrey de Vere, Irish writer (Victorian Observer)

Birth
1815

Thomas Williams, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1862

Birth
1815

Alexander Brydie Dyer, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1874

Birth
1824

Victor Emanuel I, king of Sardinia (1802-21), dies at 64

Death
1825

Alexander Travis Hawthorn, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1899

Birth
1833

Felix Mendelssohn's "Die erste Walpurgisnacht," premieres in Berlin

Event
1833

Antoinio da Silva Leite, composer, dies at 73

Death
1833

Adrien Marie Legendre, dies

Death
1834

John Acton, English historian/MP

Birth
1839

Tea from India 1st arrives in UK

Event
1840

Penny Post mail system is starts

Event
1845

Poets Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning begin corresponding

Event
1846

Etienne P de Senancour, French writer (De l'Amour), dies at 75

Death
1853

Charles Reade's "Gold," premieres in London

Event
1854

Peter Gast, composer

Birth
1855

Peter J Blok, Dutch historian (History of the Dutch People)

Birth
1855

Mary Russell Mitford, Engl playwright/poet (Julian), dies at 67

Death
1858

Heinrich Zille, German cartoonist (Cheerful Bl„tter, Simplicissimus)

Birth
1861

US forts and property seized by Mississippi

Event
1861

Ft Jackson and Ft Philip are taken over by LA state troops

Event
1861

Florida becomes 3rd state to secede from US

Event
1862

Battle of Romney, WV

Event
1862

Battle of Big Sandy River, KY (Middle Creek)

Event
1862

Samuel Colt, inventor (6 shot revolver), dies at 47

Death