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 This day in History - August 10
435 Historic Events for August 10
1928

Jimmy Dean, Tx, actor/singer (Jimmy Dean Show, Diamonds are Forever)

Birth
1929

Aletta Henri‰tte Jacobs, 1st Dutch female doctor/feminist, dies at 75

Death
1929

John Alldis, composer/conductor

Birth
1929

Grover Alexander beats Phils 7-1 for his 373rd and last NL win

Event
1930

William H Taft, US president (1909-13), dies

Death
1930

Saeedi Sirjani, poet

Birth
1930

Barry Unsworth, novelist (Pascali's Island)

Birth
1932

Alexander Goehr, composer

Birth
1932

Slang, writer, dies

Death
1933

Alan Hardcastle, chairman (Lloyds Regulatory Board)

Birth
1933

Butler-Sloss, British Lady Justice

Birth
1933

David Rowland, chairman (Lloyd's)

Birth
1933

Rocky Colavito, Bronx, baseball player (Hit 4 HRs in a game)

Birth
1933

Bill Nieder, shot putter, (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1934

James Carl Tenney, composer

Birth
1934

John Kane, Scotish/US miner/painter, dies at 73

Death
1934

Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as full time player

Event
1935

Giya Alexandrovich Kancheli, Georgian composer (Night Prayers)

Birth
1935

Jerrie Anthony Hulme, British major-general

Birth
1935

Lord Stewartby

Birth
1936

Leendert-John Schalm, Dutch banker on Cura‡ao

Birth
1936

114øF (46øC) at Plain Dealing, Louisiana (state record)

Event
1936

120øF (49øC) at Ozark, Arkansas (state record)

Event
1937

Lucinda Williams, US sprinter (Olympic-gold-1960)

Birth
1938

Joseph Moorat, composer, dies at 73

Death