Today in History: Turkey's First Satellite, Türksat 1B, Launched from French Guiana

Turkey's First Satellite Turksat B
Turkey's First Satellite Turksat B

August 10 is the 222th (223th in leap years) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. The number of days left until the end of the year is 143.

Railways

  • 10 August 1927 Yenice-Nusaybin railroad company began a strike of Turkish labor.

Olaylar 

  • 612 BC - Sinsharishkun, King of Assyria, is killed. The city of Nineveh was destroyed.
  • 1519 – Ferdinand Magellan sets sail from Seville on a circumnavigation of the world with his five ships.
  • 1543 – Ottoman armies conquered Esztergom Castle.
  • 1675 – Greenwich Observatory is established in London.
  • 1680 - Pueblo Rebellion begins in New Mexico.
  • 1792 - French Revolution: Tuileries Palace looted, XVI. Louis was arrested.
  • 1809 - Ecuador's capital, Quito, declared its independence from the Spanish Empire.
  • 1821 - Missouri became the 24th state of the USA.
  • 1856 - Nearly 300 people died from a hurricane in Louisiana.
  • 1876 ​​– Sultan Murat V was deposed on the grounds that he lost his mental balance.
  • 1893 - Rudolf Diesel's first diesel vehicle came into use.
  • 1904 - The Battle of the Yellow Sea begins between Russian Empire and Japanese warships.
  • 1913 – II. The Balkan War is over: The Treaty of Bucharest is signed between Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro and Greece.
  • 1915 – Victory of Anafartalar and Battle of Chunuk Bair: With the attack of Turkish soldiers under the command of Colonel Mustafa Kemal, the withdrawal of British and Anzac forces was ensured.
  • 1920 – World War I: Ottoman Sultan VI. Mehmed's representatives signed the Treaty of Sèvres, which envisaged the division of the Ottoman Empire among the Entente Powers.
  • 1920 – In accordance with the provisions of the Treaty of Sevres, Anatolian and Rumelian lands began to be shared by the Entente Powers.
  • 1945 - Japan surrenders and World War II World War II ended in the Pacific.
  • 1951 – The Maritime Bank Establishment Law was accepted. It was announced that the establishment with a capital of 500 million would go into operation on March 1, 1952.
  • 1954 – Murat Güler became the first Turkish swimmer to swim across the English Channel.
  • 1960 - Aegean Telegram newspaper began to appear.
  • 1982 – Artin Penik burned himself in Taksim Square to protest the ASALA terror.
  • 1990 – Massacre in north-eastern Sri Lanka: 127 Muslims are killed by paramilitary units.
  • 1990 - The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.
  • 1993 – An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter scale struck New Zealand's South Island.
  • 1994 – Turkey's first satellite, Türksat 1B, was launched from Kourou Base in French Guiana. Thus, Turkey became one of the 18 countries with satellites in space.
  • 1997 – The Republic of South Africa stopped the sale of military helicopters to Turkey, citing human rights violations and the Cyprus problem.
  • 2000 – The world population reaches 6 billion.
  • 2001 – Energy, Industry and Mining Public Workers Union was established.
  • 2003 – Record temperature in Kent, UK: 38.5°C.
  • 2003 - Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko became the first person to marry in space.
  • 2014 – As a result of the 12th Turkish presidential election, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was elected President.

births 

  • 1397 – II. Albert, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1439)
  • 1560 Hieronymus Praetorius, German composer (d. 1629)
  • 1602 – Gilles de Roberval, French mathematician (d. 1675)
  • 1737 – Anton Losenko, Russian painter (d. 1773)
  • 1810 – Camillo Benso, Italian politician and Prime Minister (d. 1861)
  • 1814 – Henri Nestlé, German confectioner and founder of Nestlé factories (d. 1890)
  • 1839 – Aleksandr Grigorievich Stoletov, Russian physicist (d. 1896)
  • 1845 – Abay Kunanbayoğlu, Kazakh poet (d. 1904)
  • 1865 – Alexander Glazunov, Russian composer (d. 1936)
  • 1869 Laurence Binyon, English poet (d. 1943)
  • 1874 – Herbert Clark Hoover, American politician and 31st President of the United States (d. 1964)
  • 1877 – Rudolf Hilferding, Austrian-born German politician (d. 1941)
  • 1878 – Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
  • 1884 – Panait Istrati, Romanian writer (d. 1935)
  • 1894 – Mikhail Zoshchenko, Russian writer (d. 1958)
  • 1894 – Varahagiri Venkata Giri, 4th President of India (d. 1980)
  • 1896 – Milena Jesenska, Czech journalist and author (d. 1944)
  • 1897 - Reuben Nakian, American sculptor and teacher.
  • 1898 – Elif Naci, Turkish painter, writer and museum curator (co-founder of Group D) (d. 1987)
  • 1898 – Leyla Achba, Prince of Abkhazia (daughter of Mehmed Refik Achba-Anchabadze and Abkhaz-Georgian Princess Mahsheref Emuhvari) (d. 1931)
  • 1902 – Arne Tiselius, Swedish chemist and Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry (d. 1971)
  • 1902 Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (d. 1983)
  • 1905 Eugene Dennis, General Secretary of the American Communist Party (d. 1961)
  • 1912 – Jorge Amado, Brazilian novelist (d. 2001)
  • 1913 – Wolfgang Paul, German physicist and Nobel Prize laureate in Physics (d. 1993)
  • 1924 – Jean-François Lyotard, French postmodernist thinker (d. 1998)
  • 1927 – Nejat Uygur, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actor (d. 2013)
  • 1928 – Eddie Fisher, American singer (d. 2010)
  • 1934 – Tevfik Kış, Turkish wrestler and trainer (European, World and Olympic champion)
  • 1937 – Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • 1939 – Kate O'Mara, English actress and singer (d. 2014)
  • 1947 – Ian Anderson, Scottish singer and flutist (Jethro Tull)
  • 1947 – Enver Ibrahim, Malaysian politician
  • 1948 – Carlos Escudé, Argentine political scientist and writer (d. 2021)
  • 1949 – Aytekin Çakmakçı, Turkish cinematographer
  • 1951 – Juan Manuel Santos, Colombian politician
  • 1952 - Diane Venora is an American actress.
  • 1957 – Zuhal Olcay, Turkish actress and singer
  • 1959 – Rosanna Arquette, American actress, film producer, and director
  • 1960 – Antonio Banderas, Spanish actor
  • 1960 – Kibariye, Turkish arabesque-pop music singer
  • 1960 – Mahir Günşiray, Turkish cinema and theater actor
  • 1960 – Kenneth Perry, American golfer
  • 1962 – Suzanne Collins is an American television screenwriter and novelist.
  • 1965 – Claudia Christian is an American actress.
  • 1966 – Hansi Kürsch, German singer
  • 1968 – Melih Gümüşbiçak, Turkish presenter
  • 1971 – Roy Keane, former Irish football player and manager
  • 1971 – Kevin Randleman, American martial artist and wrestler (d. 2016)
  • 1971 – Justin Theroux, American actor, screenwriter, and film director
  • 1971 – Özlem Türkad, Turkish theater, cinema and TV series actress
  • 1972 – Angie Harmon, American actress, model
  • 1972 – Turgut Kabaca, Turkish water polo player and swimmer
  • 1973 – Javier Zanetti, Argentine football player
  • 1974 - Haifa al-Mansur is a Saudi Arabian film director.
  • 1974 – Luis Marín is a retired Costa Rican football player and manager.
  • 1975 – İlhan Mansız, Turkish football player
  • 1980 – Wade Bennett, English professional wrestler, wrestling commentator, actor and former boxer
  • 1984 – Ryan Eggold is an American actor.
  • 1985 – Kakuryū Rikisaburō, Mongolian professional sumo wrestler
  • 1989 – Ben Sahar, Israeli international football player
  • 1992 – Go Ah-sung, a South Korean actress
  • 1993 – Andre Drummond, American professional basketball player
  • 1993 – Shin Hyejeong is a South Korean singer and actress.
  • 1994 – Søren Kragh Andersen, Danish cyclist
  • 1994 – Bernardo Silva, Portuguese national football player
  • 1997 – Kylie Jenner, American model and television personality

Weapon 

  • 847 – Wasik, as the ninth Abbasid caliph, reigned between 842 (227 AH) and 847 (232 AH) (b. 812)
  • 1284 – Ahmed Teküder, Ilkhanid ruler, son of Hülagü and brother of Abaka Khan (b. 1246)
  • 1759 – VI. Fernando, King of Spain (b. 1713)
  • 1802 – Franz Maria Aepinus, German scientist (b. 1724)
  • 1843 – Robert Adrain, Irish-American mathematician (b. 1775)
  • 1862 – Honinbo Shusaku, Professional go player (b. 1829)
  • 1896 – Otto Lilienthal, German aviation pioneer (b. 1848)
  • 1904 – René Waldeck-Rousseau, French politician (b. 1846)
  • 1912 – Paul Wallot, German architect (b. 1841)
  • 1915 – Henry Moseley, English physicist (b. 1887)
  • 1923 – Joaquin Sorolla, Spanish painter (b. 1863)
  • 1945 – Robert H. Goddard, American physicist and pioneer of liquid propellant rockets (b. 1882)
  • 1960 – Ayşe Sultan, Ottoman Sultan II. Abdülhamit's daughter (b. 1887)
  • 1960 – Frank Lloyd, British film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1886)
  • 1961 – Julia Peterkin, American novelist (b. 1880)
  • 1963 – Hüseyin Hüsnü Çakır, Turkish politician (b. 1892)
  • 1964 – Affonso Eduardo Reidy, Brazilian architect (b. 1909)
  • 1979 – Walter Gerlach, German physicist (d. 1889)
  • 1980 – Yahya Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan (b. 1917)
  • 1987 – Yeoryos Atanasiadis-Novas, Greek poet and Prime Minister (b. 1893)
  • 1993 – Euronymous (Øystein Aarseth), Norwegian guitarist and co-founder of Black Metal band Mayhem (b. 1968)
  • 1999 – Dündar Kılıç, Turkish notorious bully (b. 1935)
  • 2002 – Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist, programming language pioneer, and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2006 – Kemal Nebioğlu, Turkish socialist, trade unionist and politician (b. 1926)
  • 2008 – Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942)
  • 2010 – Erwin Frühbauer, Austrian politician (b. 1926)
  • 2010 – Antonio Pettigrew, American sprinter (b. 1967)
  • 2012 – Altai Sersenuli Amanjolov, Kazakh Turkologist (b. 1934)
  • 2012 – Madeleine Leininger, American scientist (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – László Csatáry, Hungarian national and Nazi war criminal (b. 1915)
  • 2013 – Eydie Gormé, American female singer and musician (b. 1928)
  • 2015 – Hubert Haenel, French politician (b. 1942)
  • 2018 – László Fábián, Hungarian canoeist (b. 1936)
  • 2018 – Mahmut Makal, Turkish writer, poet and teacher (b. 1930)
  • 2019 – Freda Dowie, English actress (b. 1928)
  • 2019 – Jeffrey Epstein, American financier, businessman, and sex offender (b. 1953)
  • 2019 – Piero Tosi, Italian fashion and costume designer (b. 1927)
  • 2020 – Nadjmi Adhani, Indonesian politician (b. 1969)
  • 2020 – Raymond Allen, American television actor (b. 1929)
  • 2020 – Dariusz Baliszewski, Polish historian, journalist and author (b. 1946)
  • 2020 – Lorna Beal, Australian cricketer (b. 1923)
  • 2020 – Silvana Bosi, Italian actress (b. 1934)
  • 2020 – Israel Moshe Friedman, American-Israeli rabbi (b. 1955)
  • 2020 – Dieter Krause, German speed canoe (b. 1936)
  • 2020 – Jacobo Langsner, Uruguayan playwright (b. 1927)
  • 2020 – Vladica Popović, Serbian and Yugoslav football player and manager (b. 1935)
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