What Happened on August 15, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Josef Klaus, Austrian conservative politician (Minister of Finance, 1961-63; Chancellor, 1966-70), born in Kötschach-Mauthen, Austria (d. 2001)
  • Leslie Coffelt, American White House Police officer, killed in the line of duty during an assassination attempt on Harry Truman, born in Oranda, Virginia (d. 1950) [1]
  • Signe Hasso, Swedish actress (Johnny Angel; A Double Life), born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Constantin Fahlberg, Russian chemist who discovered Saccharin (artificial sweetener), dies at 59 [1]
1910 Highlights

About August 15, 1910

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 112 years, 5 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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