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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1789

Guillaume Gommaire Kennis, composer, dies at 72

Death
1794

Elisabeth PMH, princess of France, beheaded at 30

Death
1795

Jacques-Nicolas-Augustin Thierry, historian

Birth
1796

Napoleon defeats Austria in Battle of Lodi Bridge

Event
1796

Riot after disagreement of patriotic demand in Amsterdam

Event
1796

French govt arrest 10 utopists

Event
1797

1st Navy ship, the "United States," is launched

Event
1798

George Vancouver, British explorer, (Voyage of Discovery), dies at 40

Death
1800

Nikolay Alexeyevich Titov, composer

Birth
1810

James Shields, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1879

Birth
1813

Montgomery Blair, Franklin County Ky, lawyer (Dred Scot V Sandford)

Birth
1816

English steamship "Defiance" arrives at Rotterdam harbor

Event
1818

Paul Revere, American patriot, dies

Death
1820

Matthaus Stegmayer, composer, dies at 49

Death
1822

August Ritter von Pettenkofen, painter

Birth
1823

1st steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River arrives at Ft Snelling

Event
1823

John Sherman, MC (Union), died in 1900

Birth
1824

Charles Henry Van Wyck, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1895

Birth
1825

Rudolf Viole, composer

Birth
1826

Giuseppe Sigismondo, composer, dies at 86

Death
1829

Thomas Young, physicist/decipherer of Egyptian hierogolyphics, dies

Death
1830

Fran‡ois M Raoult, French physicist/chemist (law of Raoult)

Birth
1833

Fran‡ois GJS Andrieux, French writer/politician, dies at 74

Death
1837

Pinckney B S Pinchback, Lt gov (Louisiana)

Birth
1838

James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman

Birth