History & Quotes / Knowledge

Other Notable Events for August 10

On this date in history:

In 1776, a committee of Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson suggested the United States adopt E pluribus unum -- Out of many, one -- as the motto for its Great Seal.

In 1821, Missouri ...

Notable Birthdays for August 10

Those born on this day include:

- Edmund Jennings Randolph, the first U.S. attorney general, in 1753
- Herbert Hoover, 31st president of the United States, in 1874
- actors Jack Haley (the tinman in The Wizard of Oz) in 1898,...

Astronomy

Today is Sunday, Aug. 10, the 222nd day of 2014 with 143 to follow.

The moon is full. Morning stars are Jupiter, Neptune, Uranus and Venus. Evening stars are Mars, Mercury and Saturn.