What Happened on January 10, 1914

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st edition of Hague's Post under SF van Oss, published
  • Oscar Mathisen skates world record 500 m in 43.7 sec in Oslo
  • Yuan Shih-k'ai, president of the new Chinese republic, dissolves parliament and prepares a constitution of his own design: he will set himself up as dictator, preparatory to an attempt to make himself emperor

Famous Birthdays

  • Claude Gallimard, France, publisher
  • Polly Rowles, actress (Aunt Laurie-Jamie), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (d. 2000)