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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1893

19th Kentucky Derby: Eddie Kunze aboard Lookout wins in 2:39¬

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1894

Dimitri Tiomkin, Russia, composer (Acad Award 1954-High and Mighty)

Birth
1897

Ewart Levy

Birth
1897

Dalton Parry Conyngham, cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)

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1897

William Thomas Best, composer, dies at 70

Death
1898

Ariel Durant, writer (Story of Civilization)

Birth
1898

Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite)

Birth
1899

Fred Astaire, Omaha Neb, tap dancer/actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime)

Birth
1901

Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist

Birth
1902

David O Selznick, Pittsburgh Pa, producer (Gone With the Wind)

Birth
1902

Joachim Prinz, author/Rabbi of Berlin (1926-37)

Birth
1903

Kay Petre, early racing driver

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1904

Henry M Stanley, [John Rowlands], British explorer, dies

Death
1904

David Brown, CEO (Aston Martin Lagonda)

Birth
1905

Angus Paton, civil engineer

Birth
1905

31st Kentucky Derby: Jack Martin aboard Agile wins in 2:100.75

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1906

Russia's Duma (Parliament) meets for 1st time

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1907

Harilaos Perpessas, composer

Birth
1907

Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue," premieres in Paris

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1908

Henry Diamond, Irish Nationalist MP

Birth
1908

Carl Albert, (D) speaker of the House

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1908

1st Mother's Day observed (Phila)

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1909

Lord Collison, British union leader (agriculture workers)

Birth
1909

Winchester's Fred Toney no-hits Lexington for 17 inning

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1909

Maybelle Carter, Nickelsville Va, country singer (Johnny Cash Show)

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