What Happened on December 31, 1910

Day of the Week: Saturday

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, film director

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

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)