What Happened on March 10, 1896

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • After Bob Fitzsimmons KOs much larger Jim Corbett to win world Heavyweight championship he says, "The bigger they are, the harder they fall"
  • Bronx acquires O'Brien Square
  • Charilaos Vasilakos of Greece wins 1st modern marathon in 3:18 [OS]

Famous Birthdays

  • Harry Krimer, actor (Napoleon)
  • Nancy Cunard, British writer and activist, born in London (d. 1965)