On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 1902

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1971)
  • Curt Siodmak, German-born author (d. 2000)

Person of interestNorma Shearer

Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, The Divorcee), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1983)

Actress Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer

Famous Deaths

  • George Vernon, cricketer (scored 11* & 3 in only England Test), dies