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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1871

German-French peace treaty signed: France cedes Elzas

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1871

Peace of Frankfurt-am-Main concluded between France and Germany

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1872

Victoria Woodhull becomes 1st woman nominated for US president

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1873

Jan Kalf, literary/art historian (Preservation of museums)

Birth
1873

Carl J Eldh, Swedish sculptor

Birth
1876

Centennial Fair opens in Philadelphia

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1876

Ivan Cankar, Slavs author (Hlapec Jernej-Njegova Pravica)

Birth
1877

Roderich Mojsisovics-Mojsvar, composer

Birth
1878

Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)

Birth
1879

Meteor falls near Estherville, Iowa

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1880

John Goss, composer/organist, dies at 79

Death
1880

General Wolseley opens new legislative council in Pretoria

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1881

Lighthouse on Ameland begins operation

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1882

Thurston Hall, Boston MA, actor (Roaming Lady, In Society)

Birth
1885

Fritz v Unruh, writer

Birth
1885

Marie Benavente, [Maria Wissink], actress (Scapegoat)

Birth
1885

Mae Murray, [Girl with bee-stung lips], VA, actress (High Stakes)

Birth
1885

Edward Stephen, composer, dies at 62

Death
1885

Ferdinand Hiller, composer, dies at 73

Death
1886

Olaf Stapleton, British religious sci-fi writer (Star Maker)

Birth
1886

Karl Barth, Basel Switzerland, theologian/author (Action in Waiting)

Birth
1887

Jacobus C Bloem, Dutch poet (Sintels)

Birth
1888

Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, Vienna, composer (Gone With Wind)

Birth
1889

17th Preakness: W Anderson aboard Buddhist wins in 2:17«

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1893

Imperial Institute in London opens

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