On This Day

What Happened on August 4, 1910

Historical Events

  • MLB pitching duel; Philadelphia A's Jack Coombs and White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 0-0 tie in 16 innings

Famous Birthdays

  • Anita Page, American silent screen actress (Our Dancing Daughters), born in Flushing, Queens (d. 2008)
  • Hedda Sterne, Romanian born American artist, born in Bucharest, Romania (d. 2011)
  • William Schuman, American composer (Pulitzer Prize, 1943), and administrator (Juilliard, 1945-61; Lincoln Center, 1961-68), born in New York City (d. 1992)
1910 Highlights

About August 4, 1910

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo