What Happened on December 24, 1910

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Luisa Tetrazzini sings to 250,000 people at Lotta's Fountain

Famous Birthdays

  • Betty Ann Davies, actress (Tough Guy), born in London, England
  • Fritz [Reuter] Leiber Jr, US, sci-fi author (Bazaar of the Bizarre)
  • Max Miedinger, typeface designer, famous for creating Helvetica in 1957. (d. 1980)
  • Mitchell Ayres, orchestra leader (Hollywood Palace), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • William "Bill" Pickering, NASA scientist (JPL), born in Wellington, New Zealand (d. 2004)