On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerda Taro (Gerta Pohorylle), German-born war photojournalist who covered the Spanish Civil War, born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1937)
  • Mahomed Nissar, Indian cricketer (pioneer Indian opening bowler in Tests), born in Hoshiarpur, India (d. 1963)
  • Walter Scharf, American film composer, born in Manhattan, New York (d. 2003)
1910 Highlights

About August 1, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo