September 1910 in History

Events in History

  • Sep 5 Jack Coombs begins a record streak of 53 shutout innings
  • Sep 6 Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
  • Sep 7 In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between the US and Newfoundland (still separate from Canada)
  • Sep 10 Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber
  • Sep 12 United States' 1st known female cop appointed, Alice Stebbins Wells by LAPD
  • Sep 15 Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa
  • Sep 18 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage
  • Sep 19 George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC
  • Sep 22 The Duke of York's Cinema opened in Brighton. It is still operating today, making it the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain.
  • Sep 27 1st test flight of a twin-engined airplane (France)

Birthdays in History

  • Sep 6 Frank Fidler, English artist, born in London (d. 1995)
  • Sep 14 Gaston Deferre, French politician
  • Sep 14 Yiannis Latsis, Greek shipping tycoon (d. 2003)
  • Sep 15 George D Kilpatrick, Canadian/British bible scholar
  • Sep 15 Richard Baerlein, racing writer
  • Sep 16 Joan Alice Chetwode Ramsey nee Hamilton, lady Ramsey of Canterbury
  • Sep 16 Erich Kempka, Adolf Hitler's chauffeur (d. 1975)
  • Sep 17 Vernon Thompson, thoracic surgeon
  • Sep 18 Henri A Cornelis, gov-general Belgian Congo/Rwanda-Urundi
  • Sep 23 Elliot Roosevelt, son of FDR/writer (Murder in the Oval Office)
  • Sep 24 Cao Yu, Huaju writer (Peking Man), born in Tianjin, China (d. 1996)
  • Sep 24 Leonarda da Vinci MacLaren, founder (LSE)
  • Sep 27 Donald Lindsay, headmaster (Malvern College)
  • Sep 27 Giles William Playfair, writer
  • Sep 28 Diosdado Macapagal, President of the Philippines (1961-65)

Deaths in History

  • Sep 2 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • Sep 7 William Holman Hunt, English painter, dies at 83
  • Sep 14 Huo Yuan Jia, Chinese martial artist
  • Sep 29 Winslow Homer, painter (Prout's Neck), dies
  • Sep 30 Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838)