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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1938

119øF (48øC), Pendleton, Oregon (state record)

Event
1939

Charles Rose, (Rep-D-North Carolina, 1973- )

Birth
1939

2nd Dutch De Geer govt forms (1st with Social Democrats)

Event
1939

Kate O'Mara, Leicaster England, actress (Caress Morell-Dynasty, AbFab)

Birth
1940

Bobby Hatfield, Wisc, rocker (Righteous Bros-Unchained Melody)

Birth
1940

Richard Wells, Chief Constable (South Yorkshire)

Birth
1940

Prince Bernhard Fund forms

Event
1940

Barbara Mills, QC, British Director of Public Prosecutions

Birth
1941

Anita Lonsbrough, England, 200m backstroke swimmer (Oly-gold-1960)

Birth
1941

FDR and Churchill's 2nd meeting at Placentia Newfoundland

Event
1941

Kees van Kooten, Dutch TV host/founder (Simplistic Union)

Birth
1942

Betsy Johnson, fashion designer (1971 Winnie Award)

Birth
1942

Gen B Montgomery becomes commandant British 8th leader in N Africa

Event
1943

Ronnie Spector, [Veronica Bennett], NYC, singer (Be My Little Baby)

Birth
1943

Veronica Bennett, rocker

Birth
1943

Shafqat Rana, Pakistani cricket batsman (5 Tests 1964-69)

Birth
1943

Hitler watches lynching of allied pilots

Event
1943

Gen Patton calls injured soldier "cowardly"

Event
1943

J Posthuma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies

Death
1943

J Janzen, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies

Death
1943

C Bergsma, Dutch resistance fighter (Waalsdorpervlakte), dies

Death
1943

Dutch submarine attacks Island Hertenbeest in NW Bali

Event
1944

Berthold Schenk von Stauffenberg, attempt Hitler assassination, dies

Death
1944

US recaptures Guam from Japanese

Event
1944

Braves Red Barrett throws only 58 pitches to shut out Cin Reds 2-0

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