On This Day

What Happened on August 9, 1910

Historical Events

  • Chicago resident Alva Fisher receives US patent for an electric washing machine

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert van Gulik, Dutch diplomat and writer (Judge Dee), born in Zutphen, Netherlands (d. 1967)

Famous Deaths

  • Huo Yuanjia, Chinese martial artist (mizongy), dies at 42
1910 Highlights

About August 9, 1910

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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