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 This day in History - March 10
358 Historic Events for March 10
1875

Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer, dies at 84

Death
1876

1st telephone call made (Alexander Graham Bell to Thomas Watson)

Event
1877

David M Chumaceiro, Cura‡ao, poet

Birth
1877

David Mendes Chumaceiro, Cura‡ao, poet (Cris lidas)

Birth
1878

Karel van de Woestijne, Flemish writer/poet (God at Sea)

Birth
1880

Michael Jacobs, NYC, boxing promoter

Birth
1880

General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria

Event
1880

Salvation Army of England sets up US welfare and religious activity

Event
1884

Stuart Holmes, Chicago IL, actor (Prisoner of Zenda)

Birth
1888

Barry Fitzgerald, Dublin Ireland, actor (Acad Award-Going My Way)

Birth
1888

HW Boxing champ John L Sullivan draws Charlie Mitchell in 30 rounds

Event
1888

1st performance of C‚sar Franck's "Psyche"

Event
1888

Ciro Pinsuti, Italian pianist/composer, dies at 57

Death
1888

Krsto Odak, composer

Birth
1891

Jacob van Gelderen, economist/sociologist/Dutch 2nd Chamber (SDAP)

Birth
1892

Otto van Raised, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1884-88), dies at 69

Death
1892

Eva Turner, British soprano

Birth
1892

Arthur Oscar Honnegger, Le Havre France, composer (King David)

Birth
1893

Ivory Coast becomes a French colony

Event
1893

New Mexico State University cancels it's 1st graduation ceremony, its only graduate Sam Steele was robbed and killed the night before

Event
1896

After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world HW championship he says, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall"

Event
1896

Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins 1st modern marathon in 3:18 [OS]

Event
1896

Bronx acquires O'Brien Square

Event
1896

Nancy Cunard, writer

Birth
1896

Harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon)

Birth