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The term 'the 10th of August' is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the August 10, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it was restored in 1814.

Events

  • 654Pope Eugene I elected to succeed Martinus I.
  • 955Battle of Lechfeld: Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor defeats the Magyars, ending 50 years of Magyar invasion of the West.
  • 991Battle of Maldon: The English, led by Byrhtnoth, Ealdorman of Essex, are defeated by a band of inland-raiding Vikings near Maldon, Essex.
  • 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][2]
  • 1270Yekuno Amlak takes the imperial throne of Ethiopia, restoring the Solomonic dynasty to power after a 100-year Zagwe interregnum.
  • 1316 – The Second Battle of Athenry takes place near Athenry during the Bruce campaign in Ireland.
  • 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.
  • 1519Ferdinand 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.
  • 1557Battle of St. Quentin: Spanish victory over the French in the Italian War of 1551–59.
  • 1585 – The Treaty of Nonsuch signed by Elizabeth I of England and the Dutch Rebels.
  • 1628 – The Swedish warship Template:Ship sinks in the Stockholm harbour after only about 20 minutes of her maiden voyage.
  • 1641 – The Treaty of London between England and Scotland, ending the Bishops' Wars, is signed.[3]
  • 1675 – The foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London, England is laid.
  • 1680 – The Pueblo Revolt begins in New Mexico.
  • 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.
  • 1755 – Under the orders of Charles Lawrence, the British Army begins to forcibly deport the Acadians from Nova Scotia to the Thirteen Colonies.
  • 1776American Revolutionary War: Word of the United States Declaration of Independence reaches London.
  • 1792French 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.
  • 1793 – The Musée du Louvre is officially opened in Paris, France.
  • 1809Quito, now the capital of Ecuador, declares independence from Spain. This rebellion will be crushed on August 2, 1810.
  • 1813Instituto Nacional, is founded by the Chilean patriot José Miguel Carrera. It is Chile's oldest and most prestigious school. Its motto is Labor Omnia Vincit, which means "Work conquers all things".
  • 1821Missouri is admitted as the 24th U.S. state.
  • 1846 – The Smithsonian Institution is chartered by the United States Congress after James Smithson donates $500,000.
  • 1856 – The Last Island hurricane strikes Louisiana, resulting in over 200 deaths.
  • 1861American 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.
  • 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.
  • 1897 – German chemist Felix Hoffmann discovers an improved way of synthesizing acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin).
  • 1901 – The U.S. Steel recognition strike by the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers begins.
  • 1904Russo-Japanese War: The Battle of the Yellow Sea between the Russian and Japanese battleship fleets takes place.
  • 1905 – Russo-Japanese War: Peace negotiations begin in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
  • 1913Second Balkan War: Delegates from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece sign the Treaty of Bucharest, ending the war.
  • 1920World War I: Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI's representatives sign the Treaty of Sèvres that divides up the Ottoman Empire between the Allies.
  • 1932 – A Script error: No such module "convert". chondrite-type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.
  • 1936Spanish Civil War: The Regional Defence Council of Aragon is dissolved by the Spanish Republic.[4]
  • 1944World War II: The Battle of Guam comes to an effective end.
  • 1944 – World War II: The Battle of Narva ends with a combined German–Estonian force successfully defending Narva, Estonia, from invading Soviet troops.
  • 1948Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
  • 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.
  • 1953First Indochina War: The French Union withdraws its forces from Operation Camargue against the Viet Minh in central Vietnam.
  • 1954 – At Massena, New York, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Saint Lawrence Seaway is held.
  • 1961Vietnam War: The U.S. Army begins Operation Ranch Hand, spraying an estimated Script error: No such module "convert". of defoliants and herbicides over rural areas of South Vietnam in an attempt to deprive the Viet Cong of food and vegetation cover.[5]
  • 1966 – The Heron Road Bridge collapses while being built, killing nine workers in the deadliest construction accident in both Ottawa and Ontario.
  • 1969 – A day after murdering Sharon Tate and four others, members of Charles Manson's cult kill Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.
  • 1971 – The Society for American Baseball Research is founded in Cooperstown, New York.
  • 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.
  • 1978 – Three members of the Ulrich family are killed in an accident. This leads to the Ford Pinto litigation.
  • 1981Murder 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.
  • 1988Japanese 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.
  • 1990 – The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.
  • 1993 – Two earthquakes affect New Zealand. A 7.0 Template:M shock (intensity VI (Strong)) in the South Island was followed nine hours later by a 6.4 Template:M event (intensity VII (Very strong)) in the North Island.
  • 1995Oklahoma City bombing: Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the bombing. Michael Fortier pleads guilty in a plea-bargain for his testimony.
  • 1997 – Sixteen people are killed when Formosa Airlines Flight 7601 crashes near Beigan Airport in the Matsu Islands of Taiwan.[6]
  • 1998 – HRH Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah is proclaimed the crown prince of Brunei with a Royal Proclamation.
  • 1999Los Angeles Jewish Community Center shooting.[7][8][9][10]
  • 2001 – The 2001 Angola train attack occurred, causing 252 deaths.
  • 2003 – The Okinawa Urban Monorail is opened in Naha, Okinawa.
  • 2009 – Twenty people are killed in Handlová, Trenčín Region, in the deadliest mining disaster in Slovakia's history.
  • 2012 – The Marikana massacre begins near Rustenburg, South Africa, resulting in the deaths of 47 people.
  • 2014 – Forty people are killed when Sepahan Airlines Flight 5915 crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport.
  • 2019 – Thirty-two are killed and 1,000,000 are evacuated as Typhoon Lekima makes landfall in Zhejiang, China. Earlier it had caused flooding in the Philippines.[11]

Births

  • 941Lê Hoàn, Vietnamese emperor (d. 1005)
  • 1267James II of Aragon (d. 1327)
  • 1296John of Bohemia (d. 1346)[12]
  • 1360Francesco Zabarella, Italian cardinal (d. 1417)
  • 1397Albert II of Germany (d. 1439)
  • 1439Anne of York, Duchess of Exeter, Duchess of York (d. 1476)
  • 1449Bona of Savoy, Duchess of Savoy (d. 1503)
  • 1466Francesco II Gonzaga, Marquess of Mantua (d. 1519)
  • 1489Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck, German lawyer and politician (d. 1553)
  • 1520Madeleine of Valois (d. 1537)[13]
  • 1528Eric II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1584)
  • 1547Francis II, Duke of Saxe-Lauenburg (d. 1619)
  • 1560Hieronymus Praetorius, German organist and composer (d. 1629)[14]
  • 1602Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician and academic (d. 1675)
  • 1645Eusebio Kino, Italian priest and missionary (d. 1711)
  • 1734Naungdawgyi, Burmese king (d. 1763)[15]
  • 1737Anton Losenko, Russian painter and academic (d. 1773)
  • 1740Samuel Arnold, English organist and composer (d. 1802)
  • 1744Alexandrine Le Normant d'Étiolles, French daughter of Madame de Pompadour (d. 1754)
  • 1755Narayan Rao, fifth Peshwa of the Maratha Empire (d. 1773)
  • 1782Vicente Guerrero, Mexican insurgent leader and President of Mexico (d. 1831)
  • 1805Ferenc Toldy, German-Hungarian historian and critic (d. 1875)
  • 1809John Kirk Townsend, American ornithologist and explorer (d. 1851)
  • 1810Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, Italian soldier and politician, 1st Prime Minister of Italy (d. 1861)
  • 1814Henri Nestlé, German businessman, founded Nestlé (d. 1890)
  • 1814 – John C. Pemberton, United States soldier and Confederate general (d. 1881)
  • 1821Jay Cooke, American financier, founded Jay Cooke & Company (d. 1905)
  • 1823Hugh Stowell Brown, English minister and reformer (d. 1886)
  • 1825István Türr, Hungarian soldier, architect, and engineer, co-designed the Corinth Canal (d. 1908)
  • 1827Lovro Toman, Slovenian lawyer and politician (d. 1870)
  • 1839Aleksandr Stoletov, Russian physicist and academic (d. 1896)
  • 1845Abai Qunanbaiuli, Kazakh poet, composer, and philosopher (d. 1904)
  • 1848William Harnett, Irish-American painter and educator (d. 1892)
  • 1856William Willett, English inventor, founded British Summer Time (d. 1915)
  • 1860Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian singer and musicologist (d. 1936)
  • 1865Alexander Glazunov, Russian composer, conductor, and educator (d. 1936)
  • 1868Hugo Eckener, German pilot and businessman (d. 1954)
  • 1869Laurence Binyon, English poet, playwright, and scholar (d. 1943)
  • 1870Trần Tế Xương, Vietnamese poet and satirist (d. 1907)
  • 1872William Manuel Johnson, American bassist (d. 1972)
  • 1874Herbert Hoover, American engineer and politician, 31st President of the United States (d. 1964)
  • 1874Antanas Smetona, Lithuanian jurist and politician, President of Lithuania from 1919 to 1920 and from 1926 to 1940. (d. 1944)[16]
  • 1877Frank Marshall, American chess player and author (d. 1944)
  • 1878Alfred Döblin, Polish-German physician and author (d. 1957)
  • 1880Robert L. Thornton, American businessman and politician, Mayor of Dallas (d. 1964)
  • 1884Panait Istrati, Romanian journalist and author (d. 1935)
  • 1888Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark (d. 1940)
  • 1889Charles Darrow, American game designer, created Monopoly (d. 1967)
  • 1889 – Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Polish writer and member of the WW II Polish Resistance (d. 1968)[17]
  • 1890Angus Lewis Macdonald, Canadian lawyer and politician, 12th Premier of Nova Scotia (d. 1954)
  • 1894V. V. Giri, Indian lawyer and politician, 4th President of India (d. 1980)
  • 1895Hammy Love, Australian cricketer (d. 1969)
  • 1897John W. Galbreath, American businessman and philanthropist, founded Darby Dan Farm (d. 1988)
  • 1897 – Jack Haley, American actor and singer (d. 1979)
  • 1900Arthur Porritt, Baron Porritt, New Zealand physician and politician, 11th Governor-General of New Zealand (d. 1994)
  • 1902Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (d. 1983)
  • 1902 – Curt Siodmak, German-English author and screenwriter (d. 2000)
  • 1902 – Arne Tiselius, Swedish biochemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
  • 1903Ward Moore, American author (d. 1978)
  • 1905Era Bell Thompson, American journalist and author (d. 1986)
  • 1907Su Yu, Chinese general and politician (d. 1984)
  • 1908Rica Erickson, Australian botanist, historian, and author (d. 2009)
  • 1908 – Billy Gonsalves, American soccer player (d. 1977)
  • 1909Leo Fender, American businessman, founded Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (d. 1991)
  • 1909 – Richard J. Hughes, American politician, 45th Governor of New Jersey, and Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court (d. 1992)
  • 1910Guy Mairesse, French racing driver (d. 1954)
  • 1911Leonidas Andrianopoulos, Greek footballer (d. 2011)
  • 1911 – A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian and author (d. 1993)
  • 1912Jorge Amado, Brazilian novelist and poet (d. 2001)
  • 1913Noah Beery Jr., American actor (d. 1994)
  • 1913 – Kalevi Kotkas, Estonian-Finnish high jumper and discus thrower (d. 1983)
  • 1913 – Wolfgang Paul, German physicist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1993)
  • 1914Jeff Corey, American actor and director (d. 2002)
  • 1914 – Carlos Menditeguy, Argentinian racing driver and polo player (d. 1973)
  • 1914 – Ray Smith, English cricketer (d. 1996)
  • 1918Eugene P. Wilkinson, American admiral (d. 2013)
  • 1920Red Holzman, American basketball player and coach (d. 1998)[18]
  • 1922Al Alberts, American pop singer (The Four Aces) and composer (d. 2009)
  • 1923Bill Doolittle, American football player and coach (d. 2014)
  • 1923 – Rhonda Fleming, American actress
  • 1923 – Fred Ridgway, English cricketer and footballer (d. 2015)
  • 1923 – SM Sultan, Bangladeshi painter and illustrator (d. 1994)
  • 1924Nancy Buckingham, English author
  • 1924 – Martha Hyer, American actress (d. 2014)[19]
  • 1924 – Jean-François Lyotard, French philosopher, sociologist, and literary theorist (d. 1998)[20]
  • 1925George Cooper, English general (d. 2020)
  • 1926Marie-Claire Alain, French organist and educator (d. 2013)[21]
  • 1926 – Carol Ruth Vander Velde, American mathematician (d. 1972)[22]
  • 1927Jimmy Martin, American singer and guitarist (d. 2005)
  • 1927 – Vernon Washington, American actor (d. 1988)
  • 1928Jimmy Dean, American singer, actor, and businessman, founded the Jimmy Dean Food Company (d. 2010)
  • 1928 – Eddie Fisher, American singer and actor (d. 2010)
  • 1928 – Gerino Gerini, Italian racing driver (d. 2013)
  • 1928 – Gus Mercurio, American-Australian actor (d. 2010)
  • 1930Barry Unsworth, English-Italian author and academic (d. 2012)
  • 1931Dolores Alexander, American journalist and activist (d. 2008)[23]
  • 1931 – Tom Laughlin, American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2013)
  • 1932Alexander Goehr, English composer and academic
  • 1932 – Gaudencio Rosales, Filipino cardinal
  • 1933Elizabeth Butler-Sloss, Baroness Butler-Sloss, English lawyer and judge[24]
  • 1933 – Rocky Colavito, American baseball player and sportscaster
  • 1933 – Keith Duckworth, English engineer, founded Cosworth (d. 2005)
  • 1934Tevfik Kış, Turkish wrestler and trainer
  • 1935Ian Stewart, Baron Stewartby, English politician, Minister of State for the Armed Forces (d. 2018)
  • 1935 – Ad van Luyn, Dutch bishop
  • 1936Malene Schwartz, Danish actress
  • 1937Anatoly Sobchak, Russian scholar and politician, Mayor of Saint Petersburg (d. 2000)
  • 1938Tony Ross, English author and illustrator
  • 1939Kate O'Mara, English actress (d. 2014)
  • 1939 – Charlie Rose, American lawyer and politician (d. 2012)
  • 1940Bobby Hatfield, American singer-songwriter (d. 2003)
  • 1940 – Sid Waddell, English sportscaster (d. 2012)
  • 1941Anita Lonsbrough, English swimmer and journalist
  • 1941 – Susan Dorothea White, Australian painter and sculptor
  • 1942Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer
  • 1942 – Michael Pepper, English physicist and engineer
  • 1943Louise Forestier, Canadian singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1943 – Jimmy Griffin, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)
  • 1943 – Michael Mantler, American trumpet player and composer
  • 1943 – Shafqat Rana, Indian-Pakistani cricketer
  • 1943 – Ronnie Spector, American singer-songwriter
  • 1947Ian Anderson, Scottish-English singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1947 – Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysian academic and politician, 7th Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia
  • 1947 – John Spencer, English rugby player and manager
  • 1947 – Alan Ward, English cricketer
  • 1948Nick Stringer, English actor
  • 1950Patti Austin, American singer-songwriter
  • 1951Juan Manuel Santos, Colombian businessman and politician, 59th President of Colombia
  • 1952Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor
  • 1952 – Diane Venora, American actress
  • 1954Peter Endrulat, German footballer
  • 1954 – Rick Overton, American screenwriter, actor and comedian
  • 1955Jim Mees, American set designer (d. 2013)
  • 1955 – Mel Tiangco, Filipino journalist and talk show host
  • 1956Dianne Fromholtz, Australian tennis player
  • 1956 – José Luis Montes, Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013)
  • 1956 – Fred Ottman, American wrestler
  • 1956 – Charlie Peacock, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer
  • 1956 – Perween Warsi, Indian-English businesswoman
  • 1957Fred Ho, American saxophonist, composer, and playwright (d. 2014)
  • 1957 – Andres Põime, Estonian architect
  • 1957 – Aqeel Abbas Jafari, Pakistani writer, poet, architect and chief editor Urdu Dictionary Board
  • 1958Michael Dokes, American boxer (d. 2012)
  • 1958 – Jack Richards, English cricketer, coach, and manager
  • 1958 – Rosie Winterton, English nurse and politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons
  • 1959Rosanna Arquette, American actress, director, and producer
  • 1959 – Albert Owen, Welsh sailor and politician
  • 1959 – Mark Price, English drummer
  • 1959 – Florent Vollant, Canadian singer-songwriter
  • 1960Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor and producer[25]
  • 1960 – Annely Ojastu, Estonian sprinter and long jumper
  • 1960 – Kenny Perry, American golfer
  • 1961Jon Farriss, Australian drummer, songwriter, and producer
  • 1962Suzanne Collins, American author and screenwriter
  • 1962 – Julia Fordham, English singer-songwriter
  • 1963Phoolan Devi, Indian lawyer and politician (d. 2001)
  • 1963 – Anton Janssen, Dutch footballer and coach
  • 1963 – Andrew Sullivan, English-American journalist and author
  • 1964Aaron Hall, American singer-songwriter
  • 1964 – Kåre Kolve, Norwegian saxophonist and composer
  • 1964 – Hiro Takahashi, Japanese singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2005)
  • 1965Claudia Christian, American actress, singer, writer, and director
  • 1965 – Mike E. Smith, American jockey and sportscaster
  • 1965 – John Starks, American basketball player and coach
  • 1966Charlie Dimmock, English gardener and television host
  • 1966 – Hansi Kürsch, German singer-songwriter and bass player
  • 1967Philippe Albert, Belgian footballer and sportscaster
  • 1967 – Riddick Bowe, American boxer
  • 1967 – Gus Johnson, American sportscaster
  • 1967 – Todd Nichols, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1967 – Reinout Scholte, Dutch cricketer
  • 1968Michael Bivins, American singer and producer
  • 1968 – Greg Hawgood, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • 1969Emily Symons, Australian actress
  • 1969 – Brian Drummond, Canadian voice actor
  • 1970Doug Flach, American tennis player
  • 1970 – Bret Hedican, American ice hockey player and sportscaster
  • 1970 – Brendon Julian, New Zealand-Australian cricketer and journalist
  • 1970 – Steve Mautone, Australian footballer and coach
  • 1971Sal Fasano, American baseball player and coach
  • 1971 – Stephan Groth, Danish singer-songwriter
  • 1971 – Roy Keane, Irish footballer and manager
  • 1971 – Mario Kindelán, Cuban boxer
  • 1971 – Robby Maria, Austrian singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1971 – Paul Newlove, English rugby player
  • 1971 – Kevin Randleman, American mixed martial artist and wrestler (d. 2016)[26]
  • 1971 – Justin Theroux, American actor
  • 1972Dilana, South African singer-songwriter and actress
  • 1972 – Lawrence Dallaglio, English rugby player and sportscaster
  • 1972 – Angie Harmon, American model and actress
  • 1972 – Christofer Johnsson, Swedish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
  • 1973Lisa Raymond, American tennis player
  • 1973 – Javier Zanetti, Argentinian footballer
  • 1974Haifaa al-Mansour, Saudi Arabian director and producer
  • 1974 – Luis Marín, Costa Rican footballer and manager
  • 1974 – Rachel Simmons, American scholar and author
  • 1974 – David Sommeil, French footballer
  • 1975İlhan Mansız, Turkish footballer and figure skater
  • 1976Roadkill, American wrestler
  • 1976 – Ian Murray, Scottish businessman and politician, Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland
  • 1977Danny Griffin, Irish footballer
  • 1977 – Matt Morgan, English comedian, actor, and radio host
  • 1978Danny Allsopp, Australian footballer
  • 1978 – Marcus Fizer, American basketball player
  • 1978 – Chris Read, English cricketer
  • 1979JoAnna Garcia, American actress
  • 1979 – Dinusha Fernando, Sri Lankan cricketer
  • 1979 – Ted Geoghegan, American author, screenwriter, and producer
  • 1979 – Brandon Lyon, American baseball player
  • 1979 – Rémy Martin, French rugby player
  • 1979 – Matjaž Perc, Slovene physicist
  • 1979 – Yannick Schroeder, French racing driver
  • 1980Wade Barrett, English boxer, wrestler, and actor
  • 1981Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian badminton player
  • 1982John Alvbåge, Swedish footballer
  • 1982 – Josh Anderson, American baseball player
  • 1982 – Julia Melim, Brazilian actress
  • 1983Kyle Brown, American soccer player
  • 1983 – C. B. Dollaway, American mixed martial artist
  • 1983 – Héctor Faubel, Spanish motorcycle racer
  • 1983 – Alexander Perezhogin, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1983 – Mathieu Roy, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1984Ryan Eggold, American actor and composer
  • 1984 – Mokomichi Hayami, Japanese model and actor
  • 1984 – Jigar Naik, English cricketer
  • 1985Melissa Barrera, American television host
  • 1985 – Enrico Cortese, Italian footballer
  • 1985 – Roy O'Donovan, Irish footballer
  • 1985 – Kakuryū Rikisaburō, Mongolian sumo wrestler
  • 1985 – Julia Skripnik, Estonian tennis player
  • 1986Andrea Hlaváčková, Czech tennis player
  • 1987Jim Bakkum, Dutch singer and actor
  • 1987 – Ari Boyland, New Zealand actor and singer
  • 1989Sam Gagner, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1989 – Ben Sahar, Israeli footballer
  • 1989 – Brenton Thwaites, Australian actor
  • 1990Cruze Ah-Nau, Australian rugby player
  • 1991Marcus Foligno, American-Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1991 – Chris Tremain, Australian cricketer
  • 1991 – Dagný Brynjarsdóttir, Icelandic footballer
  • 1991 – Nikos Korovesis, Greek footballer
  • 1992Go Ah-sung, South Korean actress
  • 1993Andre Drummond, American basketball player
  • 1993 – Yuto Nakajima, Japanese actor, dancer, model, singer, and idol
  • 1993 – Shin Hye-jeong, South Korean singer
  • 1994Bernardo Silva, Portuguese footballer
  • 1996Lauren Tait, Scottish netball player[27]
  • 1997Kylie Jenner, American television personality and model

Deaths

  • 258Lawrence of Rome, Spanish-Italian deacon and saint (b. 225)
  • 794Fastrada, Frankish noblewoman (b. 765)
  • 796Eanbald, archbishop of York
  • 847Al-Wathiq, Abbasid caliph (b. 816)
  • 955Bulcsú, Hungarian tribal chieftain (horka)
  • 955 – Conrad ('the Red'), duke of Lorraine
  • 1241Eleanor, Fair Maid of Brittany (b. 1184)
  • 1250Eric IV of Denmark (b. 1216)
  • 1284Tekuder, Khan of the Mongol Ilkhanate
  • 1316Felim mac Aedh Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht
  • 1322John of La Verna, Italian ascetic (b. 1259)
  • 1410Louis II, Duke of Bourbon (b. 1337)
  • 1535Ippolito de' Medici, Italian cardinal (b. 1509)
  • 1536Francis III, Duke of Brittany, Dauphin of France, Brother of Henry II (b. 1518)
  • 1653Maarten Tromp, Dutch admiral (b. 1598)
  • 1655Alfonso de la Cueva, 1st Marquis of Bedmar, Spanish cardinal and diplomat (b. 1572)
  • 1660Esmé Stewart, 2nd Duke of Richmond (b. 1649)
  • 1723Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal and politician, French Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (b. 1656)
  • 1759Ferdinand VI of Spain (b. 1713)
  • 1784Allan Ramsay, Scottish-English painter (b. 1713)
  • 1796Ignaz Anton von Indermauer, Austrian nobleman and government official (b. 1759)
  • 1802Franz Aepinus, German-Russian philosopher and academic (b. 1724)
  • 1806Michael Haydn, Austrian composer and educator (b. 1737)
  • 1839Sir John St Aubyn, 5th Baronet, English lawyer and politician (b. 1758)
  • 1862Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Japanese Go player (b. 1829)
  • 1875Karl Andree, German geographer and journalist (b. 1808)
  • 1889Arthur Böttcher, German pathologist and anatomist (b. 1831)
  • 1890John Boyle O'Reilly, Irish-born poet, journalist and fiction writer (b. 1844)
  • 1896Otto Lilienthal, German pilot and engineer (b. 1848)
  • 1904Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau, French lawyer and politician, 68th Prime Minister of France (b. 1846)
  • 1913Johannes Linnankoski, Finnish author (b. 1869)[28][29]
  • 1915Henry Moseley, English physicist and engineer (b. 1887)
  • 1916John J. Loud, American inventor (b. 1844)
  • 1918Erich Löwenhardt, German lieutenant and pilot (b. 1897)
  • 1920Ádám Politzer, Hungarian-Austrian physician and academic (b. 1835)
  • 1929Pierre Fatou, French mathematician and astronomer (b. 1878)
  • 1929 – Aletta Jacobs, Dutch physician (b. 1854)
  • 1932Rin Tin Tin, American acting dog (b. 1918)
  • 1933Alf Morgans, Welsh-Australian politician, 4th Premier of Western Australia (b. 1850)
  • 1945Robert H. Goddard, American physicist and engineer (b. 1882)
  • 1948Kan'ichi Asakawa, Japanese-American historian, author, and academic (b. 1873)
  • 1948 – Andrew Brown, Scottish footballer and coach (b. 1870)
  • 1948 – Montague Summers, English clergyman and author (b. 1880)
  • 1949Homer Burton Adkins, American chemist (b. 1892)
  • 1954Robert Adair, American-born British actor (b. 1900)
  • 1958Frank Demaree, American baseball player and manager (b. 1910)
  • 1960Hamide Ayşe Sultan, Ottoman princess (b. 1887)
  • 1961Julia Peterkin, American author (b. 1880)
  • 1963Estes Kefauver, American lawyer and politician (b. 1903)
  • 1963 – Ernst Wetter, Swiss lawyer and jurist (b. 1877)
  • 1969János Kodolányi, Hungarian author (b. 1899)
  • 1976Bert Oldfield, Australian cricketer (b. 1894)
  • 1979Dick Foran, American actor and singer (b. 1910)
  • 1979 – Walter Gerlach, German physicist and academic (b. 1889)
  • 1980Yahya Khan, Pakistani general and politician, 3rd President of Pakistan (b. 1917)
  • 1982Anderson Bigode Herzer, Brazilian author and poet (b. 1962)
  • 1985Nate Barragar, American football player and sergeant (b. 1906)
  • 1987Georgios Athanasiadis-Novas, Greek lawyer and politician, 163rd Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1893)
  • 1991Lưu Trọng Lư, Vietnamese poet and playwright (b. 1912)
  • 1993Euronymous, Norwegian singer, guitarist, and producer (b. 1968)
  • 1997Jean-Claude Lauzon, Canadian director and screenwriter (b. 1953)
  • 1997 – Conlon Nancarrow, American-Mexican pianist and composer (b. 1912)
  • 1999Jennifer Paterson, English chef and television presenter (b. 1928)
  • 1999 – Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Indian historian, scholar, and critic (b. 1899)
  • 2000Gilbert Parkhouse, Welsh cricketer and rugby player (b. 1925)
  • 2001Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (b. 1917)
  • 2002Michael Houser, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1962)
  • 2002 – Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2007Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American lieutenant and pilot (b. 1925)
  • 2007 – James E. Faust, American lawyer and religious leader (b. 1920)
  • 2007 – Jean Rédélé, French race car driver and pilot, founded Alpine (b. 1922)
  • 2007 – Tony Wilson, English journalist, producer, and manager, co-founded Factory Records (b. 1950)
  • 2008Isaac Hayes, American singer-songwriter, pianist, producer, and actor (b. 1942)
  • 2010Markus Liebherr, German-Swiss businessman (b. 1948)
  • 2010 – Adam Stansfield, English footballer (b. 1978)
  • 2010 – David L. Wolper, American director and producer (b. 1928)
  • 2011Billy Grammer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1925)
  • 2012Philippe Bugalski, French race car driver (b. 1963)
  • 2012 – Ioan Dicezare, Romanian general and pilot (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – Irving Fein, American producer and manager (b. 1911)
  • 2012 – William W. Momyer, American general and pilot (b. 1916)
  • 2012 – Carlo Rambaldi, Italian special effects artist (b. 1925)
  • 2013William P. Clark Jr., American judge and politician, 12th United States National Security Advisor (b. 1931)
  • 2013 – Jonathan Dawson, Australian historian and academic (b. 1941)
  • 2013 – Eydie Gormé, American singer and actress (b. 1928)
  • 2013 – David C. Jones, American general (b. 1921)
  • 2013 – Jody Payne, American singer and guitarist (b. 1936)
  • 2013 – Amy Wallace, American author (b. 1955)
  • 2014Jim Command, American baseball player and scout (b. 1928)
  • 2014 – Dotty Lynch, American journalist and academic (b. 1945)
  • 2014 – Kathleen Ollerenshaw, English mathematician, astronomer, and politician, Lord Mayor of Manchester (b. 1912)
  • 2014 – Bob Wiesler, American baseball player (b. 1930)
  • 2015Buddy Baker, American race car driver and sportscaster (b. 1941)
  • 2015 – Endre Czeizel, Hungarian physician, geneticist, and academic (b. 1935)
  • 2015 – Knut Osnes, Norwegian footballer and coach (b. 1922)
  • 2015 – Eriek Verpale, Belgian author and poet (b. 1952)
  • 2017Ruth Pfau, German-Pakistani doctor and nun (b. 1929)
  • 2019Jeffrey Epstein, American financier (b. 1953)[30]

Holidays and observances

  • Argentine Air Force Day (Argentina)
  • Christian feast day:
    • Bessus
    • Blane (Roman Catholic Church)
    • Geraint of Dumnonia
    • Lawrence of Rome
    • Nicola Saggio
    • Nuestra Señora del Buen Suceso de Parañaque, Patroness of Parañaque, Philippines
    • August 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Declaration of Independence of Quito, proclaimed independence from Spain on August 10, 1809. Independence finally occurred on May 24, 1822 at the Battle of Pichincha. (Ecuador)
  • International Biodiesel Day
  • National Veterans Day (Indonesia)

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