1910 in History (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 150 of 150

  • Aug 27 Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit
  • Aug 28 Nicholas I, who first assumed power in 1860 and had his reign interrupted by Turkish rule, again proclaims himself king
  • Aug 29 Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
  • Aug 30 Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11

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Aug 31 Theodore Roosevelt makes a speech in Kansas advocating a 'square deal': property shall be 'the servant and not the master of the commonwealth'

26th US President Theodore Roosevelt
26th US President
Theodore Roosevelt
  • 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)
  • Oct 1 Berkshire Cattle Fair held in Pittsfield Mass (1st state fair)
  • Oct 1 Explosion at LA Times kills 21
  • Oct 2 1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy)
  • Oct 2 Henry Wijnmalen flies to 2,800m altitude (world record)
  • Oct 4 Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England
  • Oct 4 Adoption of the Flag of Bermuda.
  • Oct 5 Portugal overthrows monarchy, proclaims republic

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Oct 18 E. M. Forster publishes novel "Howards End"

Writer and Novelist E. M. Forster
Writer and Novelist
E. M. Forster
  • Oct 22 Dr. Crippen is convicted at the Old Bailey of poisoning his wife and was subsequently hanged at Pentonville Prison in London.
  • Oct 23 Blanche Scott becomes the first woman to fly at a public event in the US at Fort Wayne, Indiana.
  • Oct 23 Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs
  • Oct 29 Bob Simpson of Hamilton Tigers kicks record 11 singles in a game

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Nov 1 First issue of "Crisis" published by editor W.E.B. Du Bois

Civil Rights Activist W.E.B. Du Bois
Civil Rights Activist
W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Nov 4 Start of South Africa's 1st F-C game in Aust (v S Aust). It rained

AgreementAgreement of Interest

Nov 4 Russian Tsar Nicholas II visits German Emperor Wilhelm II at Potsdam; they force tentative agreements on spheres of influence in the Middle East

Tsar Nicholas II
Nicholas II
German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • Nov 6 SDAP/NVV initiate campaign for general males/female suffrage
  • Nov 7 The first air freight shipment (from Dayton, Ohio, to Columbus, Ohio) is undertaken by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.
  • Nov 8 1st Washington State election in which women could vote
  • Nov 8 For the first time since 1894, the US elects a Democratic Congress, including the first socialist ever to sit in Congress, Victor L Berger of Milwaukee
  • Nov 8 William H. Frost receives the first U.S. patent for an electrical insect destroyer
  • Nov 10 The date of Thomas A. Davis' opening of the San Diego Army and Navy Academy, though the official founding date is November 23, 1910.
  • Nov 14 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va
  • Nov 19 Ferenc Molnàr's "Tester" premieres in Budapest
  • Nov 20 Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero
  • Nov 27 NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal
  • Nov 29 The first US patent for inventing the traffic lights system is issued to Ernest Sirrine.
  • Dec 3 Neon lights first publicly displayed (Paris Auto Show)
  • Dec 9 French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir

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Dec 10 Johannes van der Waals wins Nobel Prize for physics

Physicist/Nobel Laureate Johannes van der Waals
Physicist/Nobel Laureate
Johannes van der Waals
  • Dec 19 1st US city ordinance requiring white & black residential areas (Balt)
  • Dec 19 Rayon 1st commercially produced, Marcus Hook, Penn
  • Dec 21 Explosion in coal mine in Hulton England, 344 mine workers dies
  • Dec 22 US postal savings stamps 1st issued
  • Dec 24 Luisa Tetrazzini sings to 250,000 people at Lotta's Fountain
  • Dec 31 US tobacco industry produced 9 billion cigarettes in 1910

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 245

  • May 5 William I Martin, US pilot/vice-admiral (WW II)
  • May 6 Antoon Breyne, Belgian journalist
  • May 9 Barbara Woodhouse, dog training expert
  • May 10 Jimmy Demaret, winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the Open
  • May 10 Margot Turner, matron-in-chief (Army Nursing Service)
  • May 12 Dorothy Crowfoot-Hodgkin, British chemist (penicillin/B12/Nobel 1964)
  • May 12 Charles B. Fulton, American jurist (d. 1996)
  • May 15 Robert F Wagner, (Mayor-D- 1949-65) [or Apr 20], born in NYC, New York
  • May 16 Olga Berggolts, Russian poet (d. 1975)
  • May 18 Arthur van Schendel, Dutch art historian
  • May 23 Franz Jozef Kline, US expressionist painter
  • May 23 Hugh Casson CH, architect
  • May 23 Margaret Wise Brown, American author (d. 1952)
  • May 25 Ernest Anderson, publicist
  • May 26 Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico
  • May 26 Laurance S Rockefeller, CEO (Chase Manhattan Bank), born in NYC, New York
  • May 27 Daniel Greenway, CEO (Daniel Greenway & Sons)
  • May 28 Stuart Piggott, archaeologist
  • May 29 Agnes Beatrice Read, medical social worker
  • May 31 Francis Avery Jones, British gastro-enterologist
  • Jun 3 Wilfred Thesiger, explorer/writer
  • Jun 4 Christopher Cockerell, inventor (Hovercraft)
  • Jun 4 Jacques Berque, Islamic scholar
  • Jun 7 Bradford Washburn, American explorer, (d. 2007)
  • Jun 7 Marion Post Wolcott, New Jersey USA, depression era photographer
  • 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

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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 16 Lord Richardson, president (General Medical Council)
  • Jun 16 Richard Maling Barrer, chemist
  • Jun 19 Frederick Harry Baines, painter
  • Jun 21 Aleksandr Tvardovsky, Soviet poet (d. 1971)
  • Jun 23 Jean Anouilh, France, dramatist (Thieves' Carnival)
  • Jun 26 Charles Spry, Australian security chief
  • Jul 2 Hans Gunther Adler, German writer
  • Jul 3 Bernard Burrows, British diplomat
  • Jul 3 Eric Franklin, Indian civil servant
  • Jul 4 Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)
  • Jul 5 Robert K Meston, US sociologist (functionalism)
  • Jul 8 Govan AM Mbeki, South African leader (ANC/SACP)
  • Jul 11 John Francis Boyd, journalist

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Jul 14 William Hanna, American animator (Hanna-Barbera-Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), born in Melrose, New Mexico (d. 2001)

Animator William Hanna
William Hanna
  • Jul 20 Cicely Veronica Wedgwood, British historian (William the Silent)
  • Jul 22 Edith Abbo, daughter of Mien Wenneker/Dutch Prince Henry
  • Jul 23 Pimen, [Sergei Irzjekov], patriarch Russian-Orthodox Cathederal
  • Jul 24 Edward Ford, registrat Order of Merit
  • Jul 24 Harry Horner, stage/Film Designer
  • Jul 27 Bea Marcia Anastasia verbrook Christoforides, writer
  • Jul 27 Julien Gracq, [Louis Poirier], French writer (Andre Breton)
  • Jul 28 Bill Goodwin, announcer (Jolson Story, Burns & Allen), born in San Francisco, California
  • Jul 28 Clive Robertson Caldwell, British fighter pilot
  • Jul 29 Henry Brian Boyne, journalist
  • Jul 30 Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
  • Aug 1 Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), Stuttgart Germany, photojournalist
  • Aug 2 Lawrence Josset, engraver
  • Aug 2 Lou Zara, writer (Stump the Authors), born in NYC, New York
  • Aug 2 Roger MacDougall, writer (d. 1993)
  • Aug 4 Hedda Sterne, Bucharest Romania, artist working in America
  • Aug 5 Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)
  • Aug 5 [Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist (Aniara)
  • Aug 6 Charles Crichton, British director (Battle of Sexes)
  • Aug 6 William J Law, sailor
  • Aug 8 Francisco Brochado Da Rocha, PM of Brazil (1962)
  • Aug 9 Robert H van Gulik, Dutch diplomat/writer (Judge Ti)
  • Aug 10 Angus Campbell, US, psychologist (Elections & Political Order)
  • Aug 12 Baroness Phillips, pres/general secretary (National Association of Women)
  • Aug 12 Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)
  • Aug 15 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70)
  • Aug 17 J A Manusama, Moluccan politician
  • Aug 18 Charles Wegg-Prosser, solicitor
  • Aug 19 Quentin Bell, artist author/teacher
  • Aug 20 Eero Saarinen, Finnish/US architect (IBM Building, MIT Chapel)
  • Aug 25 J B Charles, [Willem H Nagel], criminologist/writer
  • Aug 25 Dorothea Tanning, Galesburg, Illinios, artist (Nachtmusik,1943, Night Shadow, 1945), (d. 2012)

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Aug 26 Mother Teresa [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Albanian born Indian nun and founder of Missionaries of Charity (Nobel Peace Prize, 1979), born in Skopje, Ottoman Empire (d. 1997)

Catholic Missionary Mother Teresa
Catholic Missionary
Mother Teresa
  • Aug 28 Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch-born economist Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
  • 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)
  • Oct 1 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • Oct 1 José Enrique Moyal, Australian mathematical physicist (d. 1998)

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Oct 1 Bonnie Parker, American outlaw of Bonnie and Clyde fame, born in Rowena, Texas (d. 1934)

American Outlaw Bonnie Parker
American Outlaw
Bonnie Parker
  • Oct 6 Barbara Castle, British politician (d. 2002)
  • Oct 7 Henry P. McIlhenny, American philanthropist (d. 1986)

Weddings in History

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Deaths in History

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