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Who was born on August 10? Who died on August 10? What is celebrated on August 10? Who famous was born on August 10?
Historical events of August 10 in Dorian’s Secrets: The Eternal Youth Magazine!

Ephemeris of August 10:

In the Gregorian Calendar, August 10 is the 222th
(Two-hundredth twentieth second) day of the year.

There are 143 days left until the end of 2021!

Quote of the Day…

God made the man, and then He said, “I can do better than that,” and He made the woman.

— Adela Rogers St. Johns
American writer (died August 10, 1988)

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

August 10 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 612 a. C .: the capital of the Assyrian Empire, Nineveh, falls to the Babylonians and Medes.
  • 843: The Treaty of Verdun is signed, dividing Charlemagne’s powerful Carolingian empire between his three grandsons and ending the Carolingian Civil War.
  • 955: King Otho I consolidates his authority by expelling the Magyar forces at the Battle of Lechfeld.
  • 997: in Galicia, Almanzor’s troops loot and destroy the city of Santiago de Compostela, taking the city’s bells as loot.
  • 1343: a second exploration reaches the Canary Islands under the command of the Mallorcan navigator Jaime Ferrer.
  • 1519: from Seville (Spain) the expedition commanded by the Portuguese Magellan sets sail, which would discover the passage between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and would end up circling the world for the first time, demonstrating the sphericity of the Earth.
  • 1557: in the battle of San Quintín, the troops of Felipe II, made up of Spanish, Flemish, German and English contingents, defeat the French of Enrique II.
  • 1627: the French forces, under the command of Cardinal Richelieu, initiate the siege of La Rochelle against the Huguenots.
  • 1678: in the Peace of Nijmegen, France ends a war that it had against Spain, the Netherlands, German states and Denmark.
  • 1697: the Count of Corzana makes Barcelona capitulate to the troops of the Duke of Vendôme who had been besieging them for two months, within the framework of the Nine Years’ War. The Barcelona authorities and the Prince of Hesse-Darmstadt, future viceroy of Catalonia, oppose this surrender.
  • 1759: Carlos III is proclaimed King of Spain.
  • 1792: in France the monarchy is repealed during the revolution.
  • 1793: in France the so-called Central Museum of Arts or Museum of the Republic is inaugurated, in the great gallery of the Louvre palace.
  • 1809: in Quito (Ecuador) a group of rebels formed a provisional government junta in support of the deposed King of Spain, Fernando VII. (This event is known in Ecuador as the First Cry of Independence). For that reason, the city bears the subtitle “Light of America.”
  • 1813: in Chile the National Institute is founded (current National Institute Gral. José Miguel Carrera).
  • 1819: Simón Bolívar enters Santafé de Bogotá in triumph.
  • 1839: in France the daguerreotype is presented, the first step towards photography.
  • 1897: Felix Hoffmann discovers acetylsalicylic acid, known as aspirin.
  • 1902: troops land in Cap Haitien and enter combat causing 50 deaths, during the Haitian Civil War.
  • 1903: 84 people die in Paris in a subway accident.
  • 1904: Port Arthur witnesses the disastrous defeat of the Russian fleet caused by the Japanese navy during the course of the Russo-Japanese war.
  • 1911: in the United Kingdom, the House of Commons fixes the salary of deputies at 400 pounds a year.
  • 1912: in Argentina, at the initiative of the Argentine Aeroclub, the Military Aviation School is created. That is why the Argentine Air Force Day is commemorated.
  • 1913: the territory of Macedonia that belonged to Bulgaria is ceded in part to Serbia and Greece after the Treaty of Bucharest that ends the Second Balkan War.
  • 1918: Nicaragua and Honduras maintain differences in the setting of borders and accept arbitration from Spain.
  • 1920: the Treaty of Sèvres is signed between the Ottoman Empire and the Triple Entente that initiated the partition of the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1924: in Berlin the flag of the Union is presented, with the colors black, red and yellow.
  • 1927: in North Africa the war that Spain had against the Moroccans ends.
  • 1927: on Mount Rushmore (South Dakota) the sculptor Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln begin to carve the memorial to Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in living rock.
  • 1927: in Ecuador, the Central Bank is inaugurated.
  • 1929: in the works of the Duero Falls (Spain), an explosion causes 17 injuries.
  • 1932: in Spain General José Sanjurjo attempts a coup (Sanjurjada).
  • 1932: Millet’s The Angelus appears cracked at the Louvre Museum (Paris).
  • 1934: in Chicago (United States), about 350 people die from a heat wave.
  • 1934: in Lima (Peru) a new radio station is inaugurated; the most powerful short wave in all of South America.
  • 1937: the Spanish bishops publish a letter on the very high significance of the “national crusade” against the Government of the Republic.
  • 1938: The FW 200 Condor airplane becomes the first airplane destined for scheduled airlines with its non-stop crossing between Berlin and New York.
  • 1938: in Bogotá (Colombia) the Nemesio Camacho El Campín Stadium is inaugurated.
  • 1939: the writer César Vallejo publishes Human Poems.
  • 1941: in Spain, Fermín Trueba is proclaimed cycling champion.
  • 1941: the first trade fair is inaugurated in Bilbao.
  • 1944: in Ecuador, a railway strike paralyzes passenger and freight trains.
  • 1945: Japan requests an armistice from the allies through the Swiss government. The allies call for “unconditional surrender.”
  • 1945: Soviet troops enter Korea.
  • 1946: the Fontainebleau negotiations between France and Vietnam end without an agreement.
  • 1946: the American aviation general, James Doolittle, arrives in Madrid.
  • 1949: boxer Luis Romero is proclaimed European bantamweight champion.
  • 1951: Ion Sion (Romania) has the highest temperature in the history of that country: 44.5 ° C (112.1 ° F).
  • 1952: the CECA is inaugurated in Luxembourg.
  • 1954: Indonesia proclaims its independence and disassociates itself from the Netherlands.
  • 1956: in Algiers, an attack – attributed to extremist settlers in the Casbah – causes the death of several dozen people.
  • 1957: in the area U12c.02 of the Nevada Atomic Test Site, at 0:59 (UTC time) – at 16:59 (local time) on August 9 -, the United States detonates its Saturn atomic bomb, from 0.00005 kilotons. It is the 102nd bomb out of 1,132 that the United States detonated between 1945 and 1992.
  • 1962: in Cáceres (Spain) the urban complex of Trujillo is declared a «historical-artistic monumental city».
  • 1962: first publication of the fictional character and superhero “Spider-Man” (Spider-Man).
  • 1963: in Spain bills are approved to establish a regime of autonomy in Fernando Poo and Río Muni (Equatorial Guinea).
  • 1964: Pope Paul VI publishes his first encyclical: Eclesiam suam.
  • 1969: A day after the murders of actress Sharon Tate and four other people, the sect of leader Charles Manson murders Leno and Rosemary Labianca.
  • 1970: in Greece, the government decides to release 500 prisoners that it was holding in concentration camps.
  • 1974: the Spanish Antonio Goróstegui and Manuel Albalat are proclaimed world champions in the 470 sailing class.
  • 1979: at the inauguration of him as president of Ecuador, Jaime Roldós declares a broad amnesty and announces the formation of a government of national concentration.
  • 1979: Michael Jackson presents his first solo album Off The Wall. He is the first to reach 4 singles in the American Top 10.
  • 1982: the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands is created in Spain.
  • 1983: Licio Gelli, former Grand Master of the Italian P-2 Masonic Lodge, escapes from the Geneva prison (Switzerland), where he had been a prisoner for a year.
  • 1983: the Spanish Constitutional Court considers that the LOAPA (Organic Law for the Harmonizing of the Autonomous Process) is neither organic nor harmonizing, so it gives it a lower rank than the statutes of autonomy, it suppresses seven articles and modifies as many. The sentence, handed down at the request of the appeal presented by the Catalan and Basque governments, means a setback for the socialist government.
  • 1983: off the island of Heligoland (in the North Sea) the Greenpeace organization prevents the dumping of acid into the sea by the chemical consortium Kronos Titan.
  • 1984: in Ecuador, President León Febres-Cordero takes office.
  • 1986: General Arun Vaidda is assassinated, the most decorated military man in India, who between June 3-6, 1984 had led the massacre of 492 Sikh civilians at the Golden Temple, the sanctuary of the Sikh religion in Amritsar. (On October 31, 1984, the political person in charge of the massacre, Indira Gandhi, was assassinated by her bodyguards who were hers).
  • 1987: Iraq attacks Iranian oil installations, thus breaking a truce that had lasted a month.
  • 1987: in the United States, the hard rock band Guns n ‘Roses presents their debut album Appetite for Destruction.
  • 1988: in Quito (Ecuador), delegations from 70 countries and 40 international organizations attend the inauguration of President Rodrigo Borja.
  • 1990: in Lima (Peru) looting takes place after the entry into force of the economic plan of the new president Alberto Fujimori.
  • 1992: in Quito (Ecuador), Sixto Durán Ballén takes over as president.
  • 1993: the album in Spanish titled Todo Histories, by the Italian Latin pop singer Eros Ramazzotti is published.
  • 1994: The Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin, threatened with death by Islamic fundamentalists, leaves her country and takes refuge in Sweden.
  • 1994: in the Dominican Republic, José Francisco Peña Gómez and Joaquín Balaguer sign the Pact for Democracy to solve the political crisis.
  • 1995: in the municipality of Yebra (Guadalajara), heavy rains in central Spain cause the death of eleven people.
  • 1996: Abdalá Bucaram takes over as president of Ecuador.
  • 1997: the Israeli army carries out a bombing a few kilometers from the border with Syria, which once again puts the peace process between Palestinians and Israelis in crisis.
  • 1998: Jamil Mahuad becomes president of Ecuador.
  • 1999: the Russian region of Dagestan proclaims its independence.
  • 2001: The space shuttle Discovery leaves Cape Canaveral for the International Space Station (ISS) with the third permanent crew.
  • 2002: Spanish athletics adds three new medals at the Munich European Championships: gold for Marta Domínguez in the 5000 m and gold and bronze for Antonio Jiménez and Martín Berlanas in the 3000 m hurdles.
  • 2003: Kim Clijsters reaches number 1 in the WTA rankings.
  • 2003: in Basra (Iraq), thousands of Iraqis demonstrate against the shortage of gasoline and electricity, after the war.
  • 2003: American swimmer Michael Phelps breaks the world record for 200 m strokes (1 min 55.94 s), for the fourth time this season, and says goodbye to the Championships with five gold medals.
  • 2003: the last chapter of the Futurama series is broadcast in the United States.
  • 2004: In the United States, President George W. Bush appoints Republican Congressman Porter Goss as director of the CIA.
  • 2004: in the northwest of Colombia, the Army kills 30 guerrillas of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia).
  • 2005: in Chile, a judge prosecutes Augusto Pinochet’s wife and one of the children for tax fraud.
  • 2007: in Chile, Argentine Marcelo Bielsa takes over as coach of the national soccer team.
  • 2010: Antarctica has the lowest temperature in history: –93.2 ° C.
  • 2012: Heat wave in Spain with records of more than 44 ° C in Andalusia, Region of Murcia, Valencian Community, Castilla-La Mancha, Community of Madrid and Extremadura and more than 42 ° C in Aragon, Castilla y León, Navarra, La Rioja and the Basque Country. The highest temperature was recorded in Montoro (Córdoba) with 46.1 ° C.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

August 10 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 1296: John I of Bohemia, Hungarian King (d. 1346).
  • 1397: Albert II, German Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire (d. 1439).
  • 1560: Hieronymus Praetorius, German composer (d. 1629).
  • 1602: Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician (d. 1675).
  • 1645: Eusebio Kino, Italian missionary (d. 1711).
  • 1757: Joaquín Lorenzo Villanueva y Astengo, Spanish writer and politician (d. 1837).
  • 1782: Vicente Guerrero, Mexican leader of the war of independence (d. 1831).
  • 1790: Mariano Melgar, Peruvian writer (d. 1815).
  • 1801: Christian Hermann Weisse, German Protestant theologian (d. 1866).
  • 1803: Juan Manuel Cagigal y Odoardo, Venezuelan mathematician (d. 1856).
  • 1810: Lorenzo Batlle, Uruguayan president (d. 1887).
  • 1810: Camilo Benso, Italian statesman (d. 1861).
  • 1814: Henri Nestlé, Swiss industrialist (d. 1890).
  • 1826: Ramón Martí Alsina, Spanish painter (d. 1894).
  • 1845: Abay Kunanbayuli, Russian writer and philosopher (d. 1904).
  • 1846: Narcís Oller, Spanish writer (d. 1930).
  • 1848 – William Harnett, American painter (d. 1892).
  • 1856 – William Willett, British inventor (d. 1915).
  • 1865 – Aleksandr Glazunov, Russian composer (d. 1936).
  • 1874: Herbert Hoover, American politician, president of the United States between 1929 and 1933 (d. 1964).
  • 1874: Antanas Smetona, Lithuanian President (d. 1944).
  • 1877: Frank Marshall, American chess player (d. 1944).
  • 1878: Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957).
  • 1883 – Winifred Brenchley, agronomist, British botanist (d. 1953)
  • 1884: Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (d. 1935).
  • 1884: Felipe Sassone, Peruvian writer and journalist (d. 1959).
  • 1885: Porfirio G. González, Mexican military and politician (d. 1928).
  • 1892: Salvador Gil Vernet, Spanish physician and researcher (d. 1987).
  • 1893: Agustín Millares Carlo, paleographer and Spanish academic (d. 1980).
  • 1894: Varahagiri Venkata Giri, Indian president (d. 1980).
  • 1896: Walter Lang, American filmmaker (d. 1972).
  • 1898: Jack Haley, American actor (d. 1979).
  • 1902: Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983).
  • 1902: Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, 1948 Nobel Prize Winner (d. 1971).
  • 1905: José Prat, lawyer and Spanish socialist politician (f. 1994).
  • 1907: Zinaida Botschantzeva, Russian botanist (d. 1973).
  • 1907: Corisco, Brazilian cangaceiro (d. 1940).
  • 1909: Leo Fender, American luthier (d. 1991).
  • 1909: Manuel Sielecki, Argentine businessman (d. 1998).
  • 1911: Shilinsky, Lithuanian comedian (d. 1985).
  • 1912: Jorge Amado, Brazilian novelist and academic (d. 2001).
  • 1912: Teresa Casuso Morín, Cuban intellectual (f. 1994).
  • 1913: Wolfgang Paul, German physicist, Nobel laureate in physics in 1989 (d. 1993).
  • 1913: Noah Beery, Jr., American actor (d. 1994).
  • 1914: Carlos Menditéguy, Argentine racing driver (d. 1973).
  • 1914: Tenzing Norgay, Nepalese Sherpa; in 1953 he conquered Everest for the first time together with New Zealand mountaineer Edmund Hillary (d. 1986).
  • 1919: Bob Doll, American basketball player (d. 1959).
  • 1919: Carlos Humberto Toledo, Guatemalan soccer player and coach (d. 1980).
  • 1919: Sacha Vierny, French filmmaker (d. 2001).
  • 1921: Jack B. Weinstein, American judge (d. 2021).
  • 1923: Rhonda Fleming, American actress.
  • 1924: Carlos Castro Saavedra, Colombian writer and poet (d. 1989).
  • 1924: Jean-François Lyotard, French philosopher.
  • 1924: Martha Hyer, American actress (d. 2014).
  • 1926: Blanca Varela, Peruvian poet (d. 2009).
  • 1927: Vernon Washington, American actor (d. 1988).
  • 1928: Jimmy Dean, American singer (d. 2010).
  • 1928: Eddie Fisher, American singer (d. 2010).
  • 1930: Marta Portal, Spanish writer, critic and journalist (d. 2016).
  • 1932: Trudy Pitts, American soul jazz singer and keyboardist (d. 2010).
  • 1937: Anatoli Sobchak, Russian politician (d. 2000).
  • 1939: Natalia Figueroa, Spanish journalist and writer.
  • 1940: Bobby Hatfield, American singer, member of the band Righteous Brothers (d. 2003).
  • 1942: Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer.
  • 1943: Jimmy Griffin, American guitarist, member of the band Bread (f. 2005).
  • 1943: Ronnie Spector, American singer, member of the band The Ronettes.
  • 1943: Pervez Musharraf, Pakistani president.
  • 1943: Antoine Ghanem, Lebanese politician (d. 2007).
  • 1947: Ian Anderson, Scottish musician, of the band Jethro Tull.
  • 1947: Antonio del Real, Spanish filmmaker.
  • 1948: Patti Austin, American singer.
  • 1950: Esther Koplowitz, Spanish businesswoman.
  • 1951: Juan Manuel Santos, Colombian politician and economist, president of Colombia between 2010 and 2018, Nobel Peace Prize in 2016.
  • 1952: José Ramón Ripoll, Spanish poet.
  • 1952: Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor.
  • 1952: Roberto Bailey, Honduran soccer player (f. 2019).
  • 1955: José Luis Gioia, Argentine actor and comedian.
  • 1956: Fred Ottman, American wrestler.
  • 1958: Wolfgang Funkel, German footballer.
  • 1959: Rosanna Arquette, American actress.
  • 1959: Pompeyo Audivert, Argentine actor.
  • 1960: Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor.
  • 1960: Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress, wife of Roberto Benigni.
  • 1961: Jon Farriss, Australian musician, member of the band INXS.
  • 1962: Suzanne Collins, American writer.
  • 1963: Andrew Sullivan, British journalist.
  • 1964: Aaron Hall, American singer.
  • 1964: Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (d. 2006).
  • 1965: Claudia Christian, American actress.
  • 1965: John Starks, American basketball player.
  • 1966: Hansi Kürsch, German singer, of the band Blind Guardian.
  • 1967: Riddick Bowe, American boxer.
  • 1968: Michael Bivins, American singer, of the band New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe.
  • 1968: Peter Docter, American filmmaker.
  • 1968: Salvatore Licitra, Italian tenor (d. 2011).
  • 1968: José Manuel Seda, Spanish actor.
  • 1968: Fabián Vena, Argentine actor.
  • 1969: Aline Küppenheim, Chilean actress.
  • 1971: Roy Keane, Irish footballer.
  • 1971: Luca Guadagnino, Italian filmmaker.
  • 1971: Justin Theroux, American actor.
  • 1972: Angie Harmon, American actress and model.
  • 1972: Christofer Johnsson, Swedish musician.
  • 1973: Lisa Raymond, American tennis player.
  • 1973: Javier Zanetti, Argentine footballer.
  • 1974: Luis Marín, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1974: David Sommeil, French footballer.
  • 1976: Michael Depoli, American wrestler.
  • 1977: Aaron Kamin, American musician, of the band The Calling.
  • 1977: Matt Morgan, British comedian.
  • 1977: Luciana Aymar, Argentine field hockey player.
  • 1980: Wade Barrett, British professional wrestler.
  • 1980: José Manuel Lechuga, conductor and actor of Mexican soap operas and cinema.
  • 1981: Leonid Yelenin, Russian amateur astronomer, discoverer of the comet of the same name.
  • 1981: Dimitris Salpigidis, Greek footballer.
  • 1981: Taufik Hidayat, Indonesian badminton player.
  • 1982: Devon Aoki, American model and actress.
  • 1982: John Alvbåge, Swedish footballer.
  • 1983: Héctor Faubel, Spanish motorcycle racer.
  • 1984: Osvaldo González, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1985: Roy O’Donovan, Northern Irish footballer.
  • 1986: Aurélien Joachim, Luxembourgish footballer.
  • 1987: Ari Boyland, New Zealand actor.
  • 1987: Wilson Ramos, Venezuelan baseball player.
  • 1989: Ben Sahar, Polish-Israeli footballer.
  • 1989: Axel Villanueva, Nicaraguan soccer player.
  • 1990: Lucas Till, American actor.
  • 1992: Ah-sung Ko, South Korean actress.
  • 1992: Kevin Lasagna, Italian footballer.
  • 1993: Andre Drummond, American basketball player.
  • 1994: Bernardo Silva, Portuguese soccer player.
  • 1996: Lumor Agbenyenu, Ghanaian footballer.
  • 1997: Kylie Jenner, American model.
  • 1999: Ja Morant, American basketball player.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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August 10 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 612 a. C .: Sin-shar-ishkun, Assyrian king (n.7th century BC).
  • 258: Saint Lawrence, Spanish deacon (b. 225).
  • 1346: Philippe of Burgundy, French aristocrat (b.1323).
  • 1633: Anthony Munday, British writer (b. 1553).
  • 1647: Rodrigo Caro, Spanish writer (b. 1573).
  • 1653: Maarten Tromp, Dutch admiral (b. 1598).
  • 1655: Alfonso de la Cueva, cardinal, Spanish aristocrat and diplomat (b. 1572).
  • 1723: Guillaume Dubois, French cardinal (b.1656).
  • 1759: Ferdinand VI, Spanish King (b. 1713).
  • 1784: Allan Ramsay, Scottish painter (b. 1713).
  • 1806 – Michael Haydn, Austrian composer (b. 1737).
  • 1863: Julián Romea, Spanish actor and poet (b.1813).
  • 1864: Bartolomé Herrera, Peruvian priest (b.1808).
  • 1896: Otto Lilienthal, German aeronautical engineer (b. 1848).
  • 1904: René Waldeck-Rousseau, French politician (b.1846).
  • 1915 – Henry Moseley, British physicist (b. 1887).
  • 1920: James O’Neill, American actor of Irish origin (b. 1849).
  • 1923: Joaquín Sorolla, Spanish painter (b. 1863).
  • 1929: Pierre Fatou, French mathematician (b. 1878).
  • 1934: Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, Spanish bullfighter (b. 1891).
  • 1945 – Robert Hutchings Goddard, American inventor (b.1882).
  • 1948: Montague Summers, British priest and scholar (b. 1880).
  • 1948: Emmy Hennings, German poet and novelist, Dadaist (b.1885)
  • 1960: Frank Lloyd, Anglo-American filmmaker (b.1886).
  • 1967: Vittorio Valletta, Italian engineer (b. 1883).
  • 1970: Bernd Alois Zimmermann, German composer (b.1918).
  • 1976: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (b. 1884).
  • 1979: Germán López Prieto, Spanish film producer (b.1902).
  • 1980: Yahya Khan, Pakistani president (b.1917).
  • 1986: Chuck McKinley, American tennis player (b.1945).
  • 1988: Arnulfo Arias Madrid, Panamanian politician (b.1901).
  • 1989: Alberto Sols, Spanish scientist (b.1917).
  • 1992: Aribert Heim, Austrian physician (b.1914).
  • 1993: Euronymous, Norwegian guitarist, of the Mayhem band (b.1968).
  • 1995: Aldo Protti, Italian baritone (b.1920).
  • 1997: Jean-Claude Lauzon, Canadian filmmaker (b.1953).
  • 1997: Conlon Nancarrow, Mexican composer of American origin (b. 1912).
  • 1998: Manuel Sielecki, Argentine businessman (b.1909).
  • 1998: Mario Ezcurdia Camacho, Mexican journalist and political scientist (b. 1925).
  • 1999: Ernesto de Melo Antunes, Portuguese military and politician, ideologist of the Carnation Revolution (b. 1933).
  • 1999: Bernardo Estornés Lasa, writer and promoter of Basque culture (b. 1907).
  • 2002: Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian mathematician (b.1926).
  • 2003: Martín Clutet, Argentine television director (b. 1925).
  • 2007: Tony Wilson, British businessman (b.1950).
  • 2009: Francisco Valdés Muñoz, Chilean soccer player and coach (b.1943).
  • 2010: Armando Robles Godoy, Peruvian filmmaker, writer and journalist of American origin (b. 1923).
  • 2011: Jani Lane, singer (b.1964).
  • 2011: Moraíto Chico, Spanish flamenco guitarist (b.1957).
  • 2011: Lilia Michel, Mexican actress (b.1926).
  • 2013: Eydie Gormé, American singer (b.1928).
  • 2014: Gabriel Acosta Bendek, Colombian physician and politician (b.1931).
  • 2019: Jeffrey Epstein, American financier (b.1953).
  • 2019: Piero Tosi, Italian costume designer and decorator (b.1927).
  • 2019: Chicho Sibilio, Spanish nationalized Dominican basketball player (b. 1958).
  • 2019: Carlos Pérez de Rozas i Arribas, Spanish photographer and journalist (b.1948).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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August 10 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • Argentina: Argentine Air Force Day.
  • Chile: Miner’s Day.
  • Ecuador: Formation of the first Autonomous Government Board of Quito.
  • Spain:
    • Huesca: festivities in honor of San Lorenzo.
    • Jarque Mosque: festivities in honor of San Lorenzo.
    • Muniesa: festivities in honor of Saint Lawrence
    • San Lorenzo festivities in Madrid.
    • San Lorenzo de El Escorial: festivities in honor of San Lorenzo.
    • Serradilla del Arroyo (Salamanca).
    • Villafruela (Burgos).
    • Sodupe (province of Vizcaya).
    • Ezcaray (La Rioja).
    • Santaella (Córdoba): Water Balloon Festival.
  • Nicaragua:
    • Managua: patron saint festivities in honor of Santo Domingo de Guzmán. The image of Santo Domingo is taken back to his sanctuary in Las Sierritas.
  • Paraguay:
    • San Lorenzo: festivities in honor of San Lorenzo.
  • Peru:
    • Matara: Festivities in honor of San Lorenzo.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

August 10 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Asteria of Bergamo
  • Saint Blano de Dumblan
  • Saint Lorenzo
  • Blessed Augustine Ota
  • Blessed Archangel by Calatafino Piacentini
  • Blessed José Toledo Pellicer
  • Blessed Juan Martorell Soria

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

August 10 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

♌ Leo:

Famous & Celebrities People Born “A Day as Today”

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August 10 – A Day as Today – Today’s Famous Birthdays

  • 1942 – Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer.
  • 1943 – Ronnie Spector, American singer (Ronettes).
  • 1943 – Louise Forestier, French actress and singer.
  • 1943 – Pervez Musharraf, President of Pakistan.
  • 1943 – Antoine Ghanem, Lebanese politician.
  • 1947 – Ian Anderson, Scottish musician (Jethro Tull).
  • 1947 – Antonio del Real, Spanish film director.
  • 1948 – Patti Austin, American singer.
  • 1950 – Esther Koplowitz, Spanish businesswoman.
  • 1950 – Rémy Girard, Canadian actor.
  • 1951 – Juan Manuel Santos, Colombian politician and president since 2010.
  • 1952 – José Ramón Ripoll, Spanish poet.
  • 1952 – Daniel Hugh Kelly, American actor.
  • 1956 – Fred Ottman, American wrestler.
  • 1957 – José Dante Pais, Colombian-Argentine filmmaker.
  • 1958 – Wolfgang Funkel, German soccer player.
  • 1959 – Rosanna Arquette, American actress.
  • 1959 – Florent Vollant, Canadian musician (Kashtin).
  • 1960 – Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor.
  • 1960 – Nicoletta Braschi, Italian actress, wife of Roberto Benigni.
  • 1961 – Jon Farriss, Australian musician (INXS).
  • 1963 – Andrew Sullivan, British journalist.
  • 1964 – Aaron Hall, American singer.
  • 1964 – Andy Caldecott, Australian motorcycle racer (d. 2006).
  • 1965 – Claudia Christian, American actress.
  • 1965 – John Starks, American basketball player.
  • 1966 – Hansi Kürsch, German singer (Blind Guardian).
  • 1967 – Riddick Bowe, American boxer.
  • 1967 – Mart Sander, Estonian singer and actor.
  • 1968 – Michael Bivins, American singer (New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe).
  • 1968 – Peter Docter, American film director.
  • 1968 – José Manuel Seda, Spanish actor.
  • 1968 – Fabián Vena, Argentine actor.
  • 1969 – Aline Küppenheim, Chilean actress.
  • 1971 – Roy Keane, Irish footballer.
  • 1971 – Mario César Kindelán Mesa, Cuban boxer.
  • 1971 – Justin Theroux, American actor.
  • 1972 – Angie Harmon, American actress and model.
  • 1972 – Christofer Johnsson, Swedish musician.
  • 1973 – Lisa Raymond, American tennis player.
  • 1973 – Javier Zanetti, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1974 – Luis Marín, Costa Rican soccer player.
  • 1974 – David Sommeil, French footballer.
  • 1976 – Michael Depoli, American wrestler.
  • 1977 – Aaron Kamin, American musician (The Calling).
  • 1977 – Matt Morgan, British comedian.
  • 1977 – Luciana Aymar, Argentine field hockey player.
  • 1981 – Natsumi Abe, Japanese singer, former member of Morning Musume.
  • 1981 – Leonid Elenin, Russian amateur astronomer, discoverer of the homonymous comet.
  • 1981 – Dimitris Salpigidis, Greek footballer.
  • 1982 – Devon Aoki, American model and actress.
  • 1983 – Héctor Faubel, Spanish motorcycle racer.
  • 1984 – Osvaldo González, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1985 – Roy O’Donovan, Northern Irish footballer.
  • 1987 – Ari Boyland, New Zealand actor.
  • 1989 – Ben Sahar, Polish-Israeli footballer.
  • 1990 – Lucas Till, American actor.
  • 1992 – Ah-sung Ko, South Korean actress.
  • 1993 – Andre Drummond, American basketball player.
  • 1997 – Kylie Jenner, American model.

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