On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Winterhalter, American composer, born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania (d. 1973)
  • Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), born in K├Âtschach-Mauthen, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 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? 110 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo