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What Happened on August 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2020 Derecho in Iowa becomes the most costly thunderstorm disaster in U.S. history.
2019 Thirty-two are killed and one million are evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang, China. Earlier it had caused flooding in the Philippines.
2018 Horizon Air employee Richard Russell hijacks and performs an unauthorized takeoff on a Horizon Air Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 plane at Seattle–Tacoma International Airport in Washington, flying it for more than an hour before crashing the plane and killing himself on Ketron Island in Puget Sound.
2018 An anti-government rally turns into a riot when members of the Romanian Gendarmerie attack the 100,000 people protesting in front of the Victoria Palace, leading to 452 recorded injuries. The autorithies alleged that the crowd was infiltrated by hooligans who began attacking law enforcement agents.
2014 Forty people are killed when Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915 crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport.
2012 The Marikana massacre begins near Rustenburg, South Africa, resulting in the deaths of 47 people.
2009 Twenty people are killed in Handlová, Trenčín Region, in the deadliest mining disaster in Slovakia's history.
2003 The Okinawa Urban Monorail is opened in Naha, Okinawa.
2001 The 2001 Angola train attack occurred, causing 252 deaths.
2001 Space Shuttle program: The Space Shuttle Discovery is launched on STS-105 to the International Space Station, carrying the astronauts of Expedition 3 to replace the crew of Expedition 2.
1999 Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting.[8][9][10]
1998 HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah is proclaimed the crown prince of Brunei with a Royal Proclamation.
1997 Sixteen people are killed when Formosa Airlines Flight 7601 crashes near Beigan Airport in the Matsu Islands of Taiwan.
1995 Oklahoma City bombing: Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the bombing. Michael Fortier pleads guilty in a plea-bargain for his testimony.
1993 Two earthquakes affect New Zealand. A 7.0 Mw  shock (intensity VI (Strong)) in the South Island was followed nine hours later by a 6.4 Mw  event (intensity VII (Very strong)) in the North Island.
1990 The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.
1988 Japanese American internment: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in or relocated by the United States during World War II.
1981 Murder of Adam Walsh: The head of John Walsh's son is found. This inspires the creation of the television series America's Most Wanted and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
1978 Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.
1977 In Yonkers, New York, 24-year-old postal employee David Berkowitz ("Son of Sam") is arrested for a series of killings in the New York City area over the period of one year.
1971 The Society for American Baseball Research is founded in Cooperstown, New York.
1969 A day after murdering Sharon Tate and four others, members of Charles Manson's cult kill Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.
1966 The Heron Road Bridge collapses while being built, killing nine workers in the deadliest construction accident in both Ottawa and Ontario.
1961 Vietnam War: The U.S. Army begins Operation Ranch Hand, spraying an estimated 20 million US gallons (76,000 m3) of defoliants and herbicides over rural areas of South Vietnam in an attempt to deprive the Viet Cong of food and vegetation cover.
1954 At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Saint Lawrence Seaway is held.
1953 First Indochina War: The French Union withdraws its forces from Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam.
1949 An amendment to the National Security Act of 1947 enhances the authority of the United States Secretary of Defense over the Army, Navy and Air Force, and replaces the National Military Establishment with the Department of Defense.
1948 Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Guam comes to an effective end.
1944 World War II: The Battle of Narva ends with a defensive German victory.
1937 Spanish Civil War: The Regional Defence Council of Aragon is dissolved by the Second Spanish Republic.
1920 World War I: Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI's representatives sign the Treaty of Sèvres that divides up the Ottoman Empire between the Allies.
1913 Second Balkan War: Delegates from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece sign the Treaty of Bucharest, ending the war.
1905 Russo-Japanese War: Peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
1904 Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets takes place.
1901 The U.S. Steel recognition strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins.
1864 After Uruguay's governing Blanco Party refuses Brazil's demands, José Antônio Saraiva announces that the Brazilian military will begin reprisals, beginning the Uruguayan War.
1861 American Civil War: Battle of Wilson's Creek: A mixed force of Confederate, Missouri State Guard, and Arkansas State troops defeat outnumbered attacking Union forces in the southwestern part of the state.
1856 The Last Island hurricane strikes Louisiana, resulting in over 200 deaths.
1792 French Revolution: Storming of the Tuileries Palace: Louis XVI of France is arrested and taken into custody as his Swiss Guards are massacred by the Parisian mob.
1755 Under the direction of Charles Lawrence, the British begin to forcibly deport the Acadians from Nova Scotia to the Thirteen Colonies and France.
1741 King Marthanda Varma of Travancore defeats the Dutch East India Company at the Battle of Colachel, effectively bringing about the end of the Dutch colonial rule in India.
1680 The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico.
1641 The Treaty of London between England and Scotland, ending the Bishops' Wars, is signed.
1585 The Treaty of Nonsuch signed by Elizabeth I of England and the Dutch Rebels.
1557 Battle of St. Quentin: Spanish victory over the French in the Italian War of 1551–59.
1519 Ferdinand Magellan's five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second-in-command Juan Sebastián Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan's death in the Philippines.
1512 The naval Battle of Saint-Mathieu, during the War of the League of Cambrai, sees the simultaneous destruction of the Breton ship La Cordelière and the English ship The Regent.
1346 Jaume Ferrer sets out from Majorca for the "River of Gold", the Senegal River.
1316 The Second Battle of Athenry takes place near Athenry during the Bruce campaign in Ireland.
1270 Yekuno Amlak takes the imperial throne of Ethiopia, restoring the Solomonic dynasty to power after a 100-year Zagwe interregnum.
1030 The Battle of Azaz ends with a humiliating retreat of the Byzantine emperor, Romanos III Argyros, against the Mirdasid rulers of Aleppo. The retreat degenerates into a rout, in which Romanos himself barely escapes capture.[1]
991 Battle of Maldon: The English, led by Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex, are defeated by a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon, Essex.
955 Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor defeats the Magyars, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West.
654 Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I.
Famous People Born on August 10

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Year Name
1983 C. B. Dollaway, American mixed martial artist
1972 Angie Harmon, American model and actress
1908 Billy Gonsalves, American soccer player (d. 1977)
1930 Barry Unsworth, English-Italian author and academic (d. 2012)
1989 Ben Sahar, Israeli footballer
1925 George Cooper, English general (d. 2020)
1959 Albert Owen, Welsh sailor and politician
1839 Aleksandr Stoletov, Russian physicist and academic (d. 1896)
1918 Eugene P. Wilkinson, American admiral (d. 2013)
1809 John Kirk Townsend, American ornithologist and explorer (d. 1851)
Famous People Deaths On August 10

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Date Name
1963 Estes Kefauver, American lawyer and politician (b. 1903)
1980 Yahya Khan, Pakistani general and politician, 3rd President of Pakistan (b. 1917)
1918 Erich Löwenhardt, German lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)
1802 Franz Aepinus, German-Russian philosopher and academic (b. 1724)
2007 Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1925)
2000 Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer and rugby player (b. 1925)
1991 Lưu Trọng Lư, Vietnamese poet and playwright (b. 1912)
2021 Tony Esposito, Canadian-American ice hockey player (b. 1943)
1250 Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)
1961 Julia Peterkin, American author (b. 1880)