Historical Events for Year 1910

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Jan 1st - Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs
Jan 2nd - 1st junior high schools in US opens (Berkeley California)
Jan 3rd - British miners strike for 8 hour working day
Jan 7th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games
Jan 10th - 1st international air meet in US held, in LA
Jan 10th - Lunt-Fontanne Theater (Globe) opens at 205 W 46th St NYC
Jan 13th - JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows" premieres in Dublin
Jan 19th - Germany & Bolivia end commerce/friendship treaty
Jan 19th - US National Institute of Arts & Letters incorporated by Congress
Jan 20th - Ottawa Senators sweep Edmonton in 2 for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1910)
Jan 21st - British-Russian military intervention in Persia
Jan 22nd - Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC
Jan 25th - 1st stumping by a 12th man in Tests (N C Tufnell, SAf v Eng)
Jan 25th - Children initiate idea of planting trees in Jerusalem
Jan 26th - Heavy rains cause floods in Paris
Feb 1st - 1st British labour exchange opens
Feb 1st - Dragoumis government forms in Greece
Feb 7th - Edmond Rostand's "Chantecler" premieres in Paris
Feb 8th - The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce.
Feb 15th - The Boy Scouts of America founded.
Feb 19th - English premiere of Richard Strauss' "Elektra"
Cook Typhoid MaryCook Typhoid Mary Feb 19th - Typhoid Mary [Mary Mallon] is freed from her first periods of forced isolation and goes on to cause several further outbreaks of typhoid in the New York area
Feb 21st - John Galsworthy's "Justice" premieres in London
Feb 23rd - 1st radio contest held (Philadelphia)
Feb 23rd - George Bernard Shaw's "Misalliance" premieres in London
Feb 25th - Dalai Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troops to British India
Feb 26th - Gandhi supports the African People's Organisations resolution to declare the day of arrival of the Prince of Wales in South Africa as a day of mourning in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans in the upcoming Union of South Africa
Mar 1st - 118 die when three passenger trains buried at Steven's Pass in Cascade Range by the worst snow slide in US history
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma GandhiPacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi Mar 2nd - 2 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die
Mar 3rd - Rockefeller Foundation: John D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can be devoted full time to being a philanthropist
Mar 5th - Ramon Inclan's "La Farsa Infantil de la Cabeza del Dragon" premieres
Mar 5th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
Mar 8th - Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot
Mar 10th - China ends slavery
Mar 10th - Pittsburgh Courier begins publishing
Mar 11th - Jack Hobbs 1st Test ton (187 v SAfr), his only Test hit wicket
Mar 12th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener), 7-3
Mar 14th - Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
Mar 16th - Barney Oldfield uses a Benz to break the existing records at Daytona Beach Road Course (131.25mph)
Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller JrFinancier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr Mar 17th - DHC soccer team forms in Delft, Netherlands
Mar 18th - 1st opera by an US composer (Converse) performed at the Met, NYC
Mar 18th - 72nd Grand National: Bob Chadwick aboard Jenkinstown wins
Mar 19th - 6th Australasian Championships: Rodney Heath beats Horace Rice (6-4, 6-3, 6-2)
Mar 23rd - 1st race at Los Angeles Motordrome (1st US auto speedway)
Mar 24th - 83°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March
Mar 25th - Chalmers Auto Co offers a new car to each leagues' batting champ
Mar 26th - US forbid immigration to criminals, anarchists, paupers & the sick
Mar 26th - William H Lewis appointed US Assistant Attorney General
Mar 27th - Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
Mar 28th - 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)
Mar 30th - Mississippi Legislature founded The University of Southern Mississippi.
Apr 1st - Dumitru Dan (Romania) completes a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk
Apr 3rd - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley claimed to have been 1st climbed by 4 local men
27th US President William Howard Taft27th US President William Howard Taft Apr 14th - President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
Apr 14th - Pan American Union forms
Apr 15th - Taft is first US president to throw out a 1st ball at a baseball game
Apr 19th - 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
Apr 19th - Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)
Apr 20th - Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0
Apr 20th - Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km
Apr 21st - Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0
Apr 23rd - International Exhibition opens in Brussels
Apr 24th - German Catholic youth movement Quickborn forms
Apr 27th - Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights
Apr 27th - Louis Botha and James Hertzog establish the moderate nationalists South African Party promising equality of Britons and Boers
Apr 28th - 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt26th US President Theodore Roosevelt Apr 29th - Ex-US president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
Apr 30th - Cleve Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox
May 4th - Canadian Currency Act, 1910, receives Royal Assent
May 4th - Tel Aviv founded
May 4th - Wilfrid Laurier passes the Naval Service Act, which creates the Royal Canadian Navy
May 6th - George V becomes King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his father, Edward VII.
May 7th - 35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6
May 10th - 1st aircraft air display held (Hendon, England)
May 10th - 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
May 10th - Halley's Comet closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass
May 10th - The British House of Commons pass three major resolutions on political reform
King of the United Kingdom George VKing of the United Kingdom George V May 11th - Montana's Glacier National Park forms
May 12th - 2nd NAACP conference (NYC)
May 12th - Phil A's Chief Bender no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0
May 14th - Canada authorizes issuing of silver dollar coins
May 15th - The last time a major earthquake happened on the Elsinore Fault Zone.
May 16th - US Bureau of Mines forms
May 17th - Canada sets the designs for the 1-50 cent coins
May 19th - Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
May 20th - Funeral for Britain's King Edward VII
May 29th - Pope's encyclical on Editae Saepe, against church reformers
May 30th - 44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22
May 31st - Cape of Good Hope becomes part of Union of South Africa
May 31st - Glenn Curtiss flies from Albany to NYC
May 31st - Union of South Africa declares independence from UK
Jun 1st - SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
Jun 2nd - 1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)
Jun 2nd - Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
Jun 9th - A passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)
Jun 12th - PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle
Jun 13th - Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from NY to Phila
Jun 13th - William D Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia
Jun 18th - 16th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 298 at Phila Cricket Club PA
Jun 19th - 1st airship in service "Germany"
Jun 19th - Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)
Jun 20th - "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal
Jun 22nd - 1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland
Jun 24th - 50th British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 299 at St Andrews Scot
Jun 25th - Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)
Jun 26th - Hazel Hotchkiss wins US Lawn Tennis Association championship
Jun 26th - 24th U.S. Women's National Championship: Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman beats Louise Hammond (6-4, 6-2)
Jun 30th - Russia absorbs Finland
Jun 30th - 27th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats Dora Boothby (6-2 6-2)
Jun 30th - 34th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)
Jul 1st - Chicago's Comiskey Park opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox 2-0
Jul 1st - Union of South Africa becomes a dominion
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. JeffriesBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries Jul 4th - Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Jul 4th - The US Congress pass the Mann-Elkins Act, an important piece of railroad reform legislation
Jul 4th - In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria
Jul 9th - Walter Brookins becomes 1st to pilot an airplane to 1 mile altitude
Jul 19th - Cleveland Indian baseball player Cy Young registers 500th career victory against Washington 5-4 in 11 innings
Jul 20th - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
Jul 24th - Matador Juan Belmonte (18) kills his 1st bull
Jul 29th - JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory
Jul 31st - Chic Cub King Cole no-hits St Louis, 4-0 in a 7 inning game
Jul 31st - Clement van Maasdijk gives flying demonstration
Jul 31st - 8th Tour de France won by Octave Lapize of France
MLB Pitcher Cy YoungMLB Pitcher Cy Young Aug 4th - A's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
Aug 6th - NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt
Aug 8th - The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.
Aug 9th - Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine
Aug 13th - Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
Aug 14th - 6th International Congress of Esperantists held in Washington, D.C.
Aug 20th - US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua
Aug 22nd - Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate
Aug 23rd - Fred Clarke makes a record 4 outfield assists for Pittsburgh
Aug 25th - Yellow Cab is founded.
Aug 25th - 30th U.S. Men's National Championship: William Larned beats Tom Bundy (6-1, 5-7, 6-0, 6-8, 6-1)
Aug 27th - Using twenty 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park
Aug 27th - Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit
Aug 28th - Nicholas I, who first assumed power in 1860 and had his reign interrupted by Turkish rule, again proclaims himself king
Aug 29th - Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
Aug 30th - Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
Aug 31st - Theodore Roosevelt makes a speech in Kansas advocating a 'square deal': property shall be 'the servant and not the master of the commonwealth'
Sep 5th - Jack Coombs begins a record streak of 53 shutout innings
Sep 6th - Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
Sep 7th - In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between Newfoundland (still seperate from Canada) and the US
Sep 10th - Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber
Sep 11th - 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
Sep 12th - Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
Sep 12th - United States' 1st female cop (on record), Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed (LAPD)
Sep 13th - Regina Rugby Club forms
Sep 15th - Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa
Sep 18th - 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage

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