On This Day

October 10, 1865 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • John Wesley Hyatt patents the billiard ball made from cellulose nitrate (celluloid) in Albany, New York (patent US50359A)

Birthdays in History

  • Rafael Merry del Val, British-born Spanish Roman Catholic cardinal, born in London, England (d. 1930)