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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1869

Lawrence Binyon, Vienna Austria, poet (Symbolic Wounds)

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1874

Herbert Clark Hoover, West Branch Iowa, (R) 31st Pres (1929-1933)

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1874

James (Tod) Sloan, jockey, created monkey crouch riding style

Birth
1875

Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66

Death
1876

1st phone call between Brantford and Paris, Canada

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1877

Rudolf Hilferding, German economist/SPD-minister of Finance

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1877

Phillies and Expos play a doubleheader that ends at 3:23 AM

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1877

Big Hole River: Col John Gibbon murders Nez-Perc‚ indians

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1878

Alfred D”blin, German/French author/co-founder of Sturm

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1880

Clarence Cameron White, composer

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1881

Albrecht M Sprenger, landbuilder

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1882

Max Kowalski, composer

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1883

Carlos Lavin, composer

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1885

Leo Daft opens America's 1st coml operated electric streetcar (Balt)

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1886

Hilda Doolittle, poet/prominent member of imagist movement

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1886

Eduard Grell, composer, dies at 85

Death
1887

Excursion train crashes killing 101. (Chatsworth, Illinois)

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1888

Johanna E F G (Bachigaloupi) Tourniaire, actress (Saint Joan)

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1888

NY Giant pitcher Tim Keefe sets a 19 game win streak record

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1889

Cecil Armstrong Gibbs, composer

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1889

Irene Steer, England, 4 X 100m relay swimmers (Olympic-gold-1912)

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1889

Dan Rylands patents screw cap

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1891

Henry O'Neill, Orange NJ, actor (Lady Killer, Nothing But Trouble)

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1893

Voranc Prezikov, [Lovro Kuhar], Slovenian author (Samorastniki)

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1893

Viscount Dunrossil, Scotland, Gov Gen of Australia (1959-61)

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