What Happened on January 1, 1910

Historical Events

Historic Event

British naval officer David Beatty is promoted to rear-admiral

  • England cricket underhand bowler George Simpson-Hayward takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs in 1st Test against South Africa in Johannesburg; SA wins by 19 runs

Famous Birthdays

  • Russ Bender, American actor and writer (Amazing Colossal Man; Space Monster; It Conquered the World), born in NYC, New York (d. 1969)

Famous Deaths

  • Harriet Powers, African-American slave & quilt maker (Bible Quilt 1886), dies at 72
1910 Highlights

About January 1, 1910

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 113 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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