On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Jacquetta Hawkes, English archaeologist/author (A Country), (d. 1996)
  • Nan Gindele, US javelin thrower (World Record 1932-38), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1992)
  • [Johan] Erik Lindegren, Swedish poet/librettist (Aniara)

Famous Deaths

  • Wojciech Gawronski, Polish composer, dies at 42
1910 Highlights

About August 5, 1910

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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