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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1843

Benito P‚rez Gald¢s, Spain, novelist (Fountain of Gold, Naz arin)

Birth
1843

Kaufmann Kohler, reform rabbi/theologian

Birth
1849

Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese painter, dies at 89

Death
1849

Pack destroys Astor Place opera house in NYC (22 killed)

Event
1850

Thomas Johnstone Lipton, Glasgow, yachtsman/tea magnate (Lipton Tea)

Birth
1855

Anatoli Liadov, St Petersburg, Russia, composer (Enchanted Lake) [NS]

Birth
1857

Indian Mutiny begins with revolt of Sepoys of Meerut

Event
1857

Sepoy-revolt in Meerutkazerne, Delhi

Event
1857

Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)

Birth
1858

Frederick Zech Jr, composer

Birth
1859

Johan BJFS, archduke of Austria (Firechief and Housewife), dies

Death
1861

Union troops march on state militia in St Louis, MI

Event
1862

Battle of Plum Run Bend, TN (Plum Point Bend)

Event
1863

Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson, Conf general (Civil War), dies

Death
1864

James Clay Rice, lawyer/Union brig-general, dies in battle at 34

Death
1864

Battles at Spotsylvania Court House, Virginia

Event
1864

Thomas Greeley Stevenson, Union brig-general, dies at about 27

Death
1864

Skirmish at Ny River Virginia

Event
1865

Jefferson Davis captured at Irwinsville Georgia

Event
1865

Surrender of Sam Jones

Event
1867

Jim Kelly, cricket wicket-keeper (Australian 1896-1905)

Birth
1869

Golden Spike driven, completes Promontory Pt Ut-Transcontinental RR

Event
1869

Bernhard Molique, composer, dies at 66

Death
1869

Wilhelm Bernard Molique, composer, dies at 66

Death
1870

Jem Mace and defends his heavyweight crown against Irish champ Joe Coburn, it lasts 1 hr and 17 minutes, and neither is struck by a punch

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