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 This day in History - May 10
478 Historic Events for May 10
1909

Johannes de Koo, journalist/playwright, dies

Death
1909

Harold Francis Collison, trade Unionist

Birth
1910

Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)

Birth
1910

Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open

Birth
1910

1st aircraft air display held (Hendon, England)

Event
1910

William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies

Death
1910

Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist, dies at 85

Death
1910

Comet Halley's closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass

Event
1910

36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4

Event
1912

Harold Myers, film journalist

Birth
1912

Erik Jorgensen, composer

Birth
1912

Edward Gardner, Queen's Court/MP

Birth
1913

Yanks commit 8 errors and still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings

Event
1913

39th Kentucky Derby: Roscoe Goose aboard Donerail wins in 2:04.8

Event
1914

Charles McGraw, NYC, actor (Michael-Falcon, Smith Family)

Birth
1914

Lord Smith, British surgeon

Birth
1915

Denis Thatcher, husband of British PM Margaret (1979-90)

Birth
1915

Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle

Death
1915

Zeppelin drops hundred of bombs on Southend-on-Sea

Event
1915

Salah Abou Seif, director

Birth
1915

Monica Dickens, author/founder (US Samaritians)

Birth
1915

Duke of Sutherland

Birth
1915

Christian Beyers Naud‚, South African anti-apartheid fighter

Birth
1915

Bert van Dongen, [Abraham J Cohen], singer/impressionist/actor

Birth
1916

Disastrous fire in Ellendale, ND

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