What Happened on July 4, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
James J. Jeffries
  • The US Congress pass the Mann-Elkins Act, an important piece of railroad reform legislation

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Gloria Stuart, actress (Rose-Titanic)/founder (Screen Actors Guild), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2010)

Actress Gloria Stuart
Gloria Stuart
  • William T "Champion Jack" Dupree, US boxer/slaughterhouse pianist

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni V Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (Mars), dies at 75
  • Louis Bourgault-Ducoudray, composer, dies at 70
  • Melville Fuller, American 8th Chief Justice of the United States, dies at 77