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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1893

Douglas Stuart Moore, Cutchogue NY, composer (Good Night Harvard)

Birth
1893

Chinese deported from SF under Exclusion Act

Event
1895

Michail M Soschtschenko, Russian author

Birth
1895

1st Queen's Hall Promenade Concerto (Wagners "Rienzi")

Event
1896

Otto Lilienthal, German aircraft pioneer, dies

Death
1897

Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)

Birth
1897

Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)

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1897

Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)

Birth
1899

Jack Haley, Boston Mass, actor (Tin Man-Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue)

Birth
1900

Arthur Porritt, NZ, 100m sprinter (Olympic-bronze-1924)

Birth
1900

Norma Shearer, Montreal Quebec, actress (Divorcee, Idiot's Delight)

Birth
1900

Ren‚ Crevel, French author (Mon corps et moi, D‚tours)

Birth
1900

1st Davis Cup: USA beats British Isles in Boston (3-0)

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1901

Chic White Sox Frank Isbell strands record 11 teammate base runners

Event
1902

George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* and 3 in only England Test), dies

Death
1903

Lisle, British lord

Birth
1904

Angelo G Roncalli (Pope John XXIII) becomes a priest

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1904

Dutch newspaper Volk fires gay journalist Jacob de Cock

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1904

Japanese fleet defeat Russians off Port Arthur

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1904

Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies

Death
1904

Yankees Jack Chesbro ends string of 30 consecutive complete games

Event
1905

Kinjikitile "Bokero" Ngwale, E African prophet/rebel leader, hanged

Death
1905

Bernard Benjamin Gillis, British judge

Birth
1905

Richard F Kahn, baron of Hampstead/British economist

Birth
1906

Era Bell Thompson, [Dakota Dick], US actress (Ebony)

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