On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1910

Historical Events

  • US tobacco industry produced 9 billion cigarettes in 1910

Famous Birthdays

  • Richard "Dick" Kollmar, American actor (Broadway Spotlight, Guess What), born in Rigewood, New Jersey (d. 1971)
  • Roy Rowland, American film director, born in NYC, New York (d. 1995)

Famous Weddings

Maxwell Perkins

Editor Maxwell Perkins (26) weds Louise Saunders at Holy Cross Episcopal Church in North Plainfield, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Hoxsey, American pioneer aviator (worked for the Wright brothers), dies at 26
  • John Bevins Moisant, American pioneer aviator, first to cross English Channel with passenger and a cat, killed in New Orleans whose present day airport was originally name for him, dies at 42
  • John Moisant, American aviator (b. 1868)
1910 Highlights

About December 31, 1910

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 110 years, 11 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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