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  • Lechfeld plain, near Augsburg, Bavaria
    Sunday Aug 10, 0955

    Holy Roman Empire

    Battle of Lechfeld

    Lechfeld plain, near Augsburg, Bavaria
    Sunday Aug 10, 0955

    In 955, Otto won a decisive victory over the Magyars (Hungarians) in the Battle of Lechfeld. The Battle of Lechfeld was a series of military engagements over the course of three days from 10–12 August 955 in which the German forces of King Otto I the Great annihilated a Hungarian army led by harka Bulcsú and the chieftains Lél and Súr. With this German victory, further invasions by the Magyars into Latin Europe were ended.




  • Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1904

    1905 Russian Revolution

    Minister of Interior killed

    Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1904

    Vyacheslav von Plehve Minister of Interior killed 10 August [O.S. 28 July] 1904 in Saint Petersburg.




  • Fort Benton, Montana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 1936

    Shep (American dog)

    Hopeful greeting

    Fort Benton, Montana, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 1936

    He would greet every train that arrived each day after that, expecting his master to return. It took station employees some time to realize that the body in the casket was probably the dog's master, and it was showing up for each incoming train to see if his master would be getting off.




  • Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Korean War

    Dividing the Korean Peninsula into Soviet and US occupation zones

    Washington D.C., U.S.
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    On the night of 10 August in Washington, US Colonels Dean Rusk and Charles H. Bonesteel III were assigned with dividing the Korean Peninsula into Soviet and US occupation zones and proposed the 38th Parallel.




  • Korea
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Korean War

    The Red Army had begun to occupy the northern part of the Korean Peninsula

    Korea
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    By 10 August, the Red Army had begun to occupy the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.




  • Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Harry S. Truman

    Japan agreed to surrender

    Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Japan agreed to surrender the following day.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Hirohito

    The Cabinet Drafted an "Imperial Rescript Ending The War"

    Tokyo, Japan
    Friday Aug 10, 1945

    Everything changed after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the Soviet declaration of war. And on August 10, the cabinet drafted an "Imperial Rescript ending the War" following the Emperor's indications that the declaration did not compromise any demand which prejudiced the prerogatives of His Majesty as a Sovereign Ruler.


  • U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1977

    Robin Williams

    First film role

    U.S.
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1977

    The first film role credited to Robin Williams is a small part in the 1977 low-budget comedy Can I Do It... 'Til I Need Glasses?.


  • Isfahan, Iran
    Thursday Aug 10, 1978

    Iranian Revolution

    Martial law was declared in Isfahan

    Isfahan, Iran
    Thursday Aug 10, 1978

    A series of escalating protests broke out in major cities, and deadly riots broke out in Isfahan where protesters fought for the release of Ayatollah Jalaluddin Taheri. Martial law was declared in the city on 11 August as symbols of Western culture and government buildings were burned, and a bus full of American workers was bombed. Due to his failure to stop the protests, Prime Minister Amuzegar offered his resignation.


  • Afghanistan
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1988

    Bin Laden

    Al Qaueda

    Afghanistan
    Wednesday Aug 10, 1988

    Researches suggest that al-Qaeda was formed at an August 11, 1988, meeting between "several senior leaders" of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, Abdullah Azzam, and bin Laden, where it was agreed to join bin Laden's money with the expertise of the Islamic Jihad organization and take up the jihadist cause elsewhere after the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan.


  • Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    Zlatan Ibrahimović

    Moving To Inter Milan

    Milan, Lombardy, Italy
    Thursday Aug 10, 2006

    On 10 August 2006, Ibrahimović completed a €24.8 million move to Inter Milan, signing a four-year-deal, this coming only a few days after 30-year-old midfielder Patrick Vieira had completed his own transfer from Juve to the Nerazzurri. Ibrahimović revealed that he had supported Inter when he was young.


  • Turkey
    Sunday Aug 10, 2014

    Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

    2014 Turkish presidential election

    Turkey
    Sunday Aug 10, 2014

    Erdoğan was elected as the President of Turkey in the first round of the election with 51.79% of the vote, obviating the need for a run-off by winning over 50%. The joint candidate of the CHP, MHP and 13 other opposition parties, former Organisation of Islamic Co-operation general secretary Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu won 38.44% of the vote. The pro-Kurdish HDP candidate Selahattin Demirtaş won 9.76%.


  • Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    Google LLC

    Google announcement about Alphabet

    Mountain View, California, U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2015

    On August 10, 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet. Google became Alphabet's leading subsidiary, and will continue to be the umbrella company for Alphabet's Internet interests. Upon completion of the restructure, Sundar Pichai became CEO of Google, replacing Larry Page, who became CEO of Alphabet.


  • U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2020

    Amazon

    Amazon announced the rebranding Twitch Prime

    U.S.
    Monday Aug 10, 2020

    On August 10, 2020, Amazon announced the rebranding Twitch Prime, the live-streaming site, in another attempt to crack the video game market after failing a big-budget game effort. With Twitch Prime, users will be given a free subscription to Twitch, with free games from small studios and discounts for larger titles like Grand Theft Auto and League of Legends.


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