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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1823

Charles Thomas Campbell, Brig General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1827

Race riots in Cincinnati (1,000 blacks leave for Canada)

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1831

Former slave Nat Turner leads uprising against slavery

Event
1831

Hurricane hits Barbados; about 1,500 die

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1833

Chicago incorporates as a village of about 200

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1835

Gyula Beliczay, composer

Birth
1835

Mob of whites and oxen pulled black school to a swamp out of Canaan NH

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1836

Jose Teodor Vilar, composer

Birth
1841

Hippolyte Monpou, composer, dies at 37

Death
1843

Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies

Death
1845

Kunanbajew, writer

Birth
1846

Congress charters "nation's attic," Smithsonian Institution

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1854

J Scott Lidgett, London, theologist

Birth
1856

Paul Geisler, composer

Birth
1856

Hurricane washes away 2-300 revelers at Last Island, Louisiana

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1857

John Wilson Croker, politician

Death
1859

George Staunton, writer

Death
1861

Almroth Wright, Yorkshire England, bacteriologist

Birth
1861

Nathaniel Lyon, US Union brig-gen, dies in battle at 43

Death
1861

Battle of Wilson's Creek MO (Springfield, Oak Hills)-Gen Lyon killed

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1862

Battle of Nueces River TX

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1865

Alexander K Glazunov, St Petersburg Russia, composer (Chopiniana)

Birth
1866

Transatlantic cable laid-Pres Buchanan spoke to Queen Victoria

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1867

Ira Aldridge, famed Shakespearean actor (Othello, Shylock), dies 1867

Death
1869

O B Brown patents moving picture projector

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