What Happened on August 10, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Automobile Club)

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward Gourdin, American long jumper (Olympic silver 1924) and jurist, born in Jacksonville, Florida (d. 1966)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jack Haley [John Joseph], American actor (The Wizard of Oz, Ford Star Revue), born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1878)

Actor Jack Haley
Actor
Jack Haley
  • John Galbreath, American businessman (d. 1988)
  • Piet[er O] Bakker, Dutch novelist (Ciske the Rat)