What Happened in June 1910

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
  • Jun 2 1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)
  • Jun 2 Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
  • Jun 9 A passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)
  • Jun 12 PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle
  • Jun 13 Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from NY to Phila
  • Jun 13 William D Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia
  • Jun 18 16th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 298 at Philadelphia Cricket Club PA
  • Jun 19 1st airship in service "Germany"
  • Jun 19 Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)
  • Jun 20 "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland

Inventor of the Zeppelin Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Inventor of the Zeppelin
Ferdinand von Zeppelin
  • Jun 24 50th British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 299 at St Andrews Scot
  • Jun 25 Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)
  • Jun 26 Hazel Hotchkiss wins US Lawn Tennis Association championship
  • Jun 26 24th U.S. Women's National Championship: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Louise Hammond (6-4, 6-2)
  • Jun 30 Russia absorbs Finland
  • Jun 30 27th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby (6-2 6-2)
  • Jun 30 34th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
  • Jun 4 Christopher Cockerell, inventor (Hovercraft)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar
  • Jun 6 Ben Aerden, [John Mikkelsen], actor (Hamlet)
  • Jun 6 Toshitsugu Ogiwara, composer
  • Jun 7 Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 Marion Post Wolcott, New Jersey USA, depression era photographer
  • Jun 8 Aleksandr T Tvardovski, Russian conductor [NS=June 21]
  • Jun 8 John W Campbell, US, sci-fi writer (Moon is Hell)
  • Jun 8 Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
  • Jun 9 Geoffrey Musson, British General
  • Jun 9 Vbilmos Demian, composer
  • Jun 10 Howlin' Wolf, [Chester Arthur Burnett], harmonica (Big City Blues)
  • Jun 10 Frank Demaree, American baseball player (d. 1958)
  • Jun 10 Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
  • Jun 11 Carmine Coppola, composer/conductor (The Godfather II, Apocalypse Now), born in New York City

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 11 Jacques Cousteau, French oceanic explorer (Calypso), born in Saint-André-de-Cubzac, Gironde, France (d. 1997)

Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist Jacques Cousteau
Oceanographer, Explorer and Scientist
Jacques Cousteau
  • Jun 12 Bill Naughton, English playwright (d. 1992)
  • Jun 13 Mary Whitehouse, British campaigner (d. 2001)
  • Jun 13 Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, Galician writer (d. 1999)
  • Jun 13 Mary Wickes, American actress (Dennis the Menace, Sister Act), born in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Jun 14 Rudolf Kempe, Niederpoyritz Germany, conductor (Tonhalle Orch 1965-72)
  • Jun 15 Berend Giltay, composer
  • Jun 15 David Rose, orchestra leader (Red Skelton Show, Stripper), born in London, England
  • Jun 16 Ilona Massey, actress/singer (Ilona Massey Show), born in Budapest, Hungary
  • Jun 16 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
  • Jun 16 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
  • Jun 17 Herbert Owen Reed, composer
  • Jun 17 Red Foley, country singer (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), born in Blue Lick, Kentucky (d.1968)
  • Jun 17 Diana Mitford, English biographer, famous beauty, wife of Oswald Mosley and one of the Mitford sisters, born in London (d. 2003)
  • Jun 18 Avon Long, Balt Md, actor (Roots: Next Generation)
  • Jun 18 Dick Foran, Flemington NJ, actor (OK Crackerby)
  • Jun 18 E G Marshall, American actor (The Defenders), born in Owatonna Minnesota (d. 1998)
  • Jun 18 Ray McKinley, American orchestra leader and jazz drummer (Glenn Miller Time), born in Fort Worth, Texas (d. 1995)
  • Jun 19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • Jun 21 Bela Tardos, Hungarian composer, born in Budapest (d. 1966)
  • Jun 21 Charles Jones, composer
  • Jun 21 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Soviet poet (d. 1971)
  • Jun 22 Peter Pears, Farnham England, tenor (Death in Venice)
  • Jun 23 Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
  • Jun 23 Milt Hinton, American jazz bassist (d. 2000)
  • Jun 24 Denis Dowling, baritone
  • Jun 26 Charles Spry, Australian security chief
  • Jun 27 Karel Reiner, composer
  • Jun 29 Franc Henry Loesser, US songwriter/composer (Most Happy Fella)
  • Jun 29 Burgess Whitehead, American baseball player (d. 1993)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Francis Seymour Haden, English surgeon and etcher, dies at 91
  • Jun 5 O. Henry, American author (b. 1862)
  • Jun 16 Wendelin Weissheimer, composer, dies at 72
  • Jun 22 Marie, Princess of Wied/Orange Nassau, dies
  • Jun 28 Gustave Leon Huberti, composer, dies at 67