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 This day in History - July 10
388 Historic Events for July 10
1867

Max Prinz von Baden, German chancellor (Oct-Nov 1918)

Birth
1867

Finley Peter Dunne, US, journalist/humorist (Mr Dooley)

Birth
1868

Carlo Conti, composer, dies at 71

Death
1870

Maurice Lugeon, Swiss geologist (nappism)

Birth
1871

Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)

Birth
1873

French poet Paul Verlaine wounds Arthur Rimbaud with pistol

Event
1874

Austin Diamond, cricket non-Test capt (NSW batsman 1899-1919, Aust)

Birth
1875

Mary McLeod Bethune, SC, slave/educator (Bethune-Cookman College)

Birth
1877

H‚lŠne Dutrieu, com‚dienne/stuntwoman/1st Belgian female pilot

Birth
1879

Harry Nicholls Holmes, Penn, Dr (crystallized vitamin A)

Birth
1882

Riccadro Pick-Mangiagalli, composer

Birth
1882

Ima Hogg, Texas art patron/founder of Houston Symphony

Birth
1883

Sam Wood, US, communist fighter/director (For Whom the Bell Tolls)

Birth
1883

Johann Blaskowitz, German general

Birth
1884

1st Test Cricket to be played at Old Trafford 1st day washed out

Event
1884

Paul Charles Morphy, US lawyer/chess wizard, dies at 47

Death
1886

George Goldie gets charter for Royal Niger Company

Event
1886

Eruption of Tarawera volcano destroys famous pink and white calcium carbonate hot-spring terraces (North Island, New Zealand)

Event
1886

John SSPV Gort, viscount of Limerick/fieldmarshal of Palestine

Birth
1887

Alfred Ernest Whitehead, composer

Birth
1888

Giorgio De Chirico, Greece, Metaphysical painter (Soothsayer)

Birth
1888

Graham McNamee, sportscaster (1st Rose Bowl)

Birth
1888

Toyohiko Kagawa, Kobe, Japan, Christian social reformer

Birth
1888

Rafael Hernando, composer, dies at 66

Death
1889

Robert [Harriot] Barrat, NYC, actor (Go West, Distant Drums)

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