On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1910

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

British naval officer David Beatty is promoted to rear-admiral

British Admiral of the Fleet David Beatty
British Admiral of the Fleet
David Beatty
  • 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

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