On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1910

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chicago's White Sox Park (later Comiskey Park) opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox 2-0
  • Union of South Africa becomes a dominion

Famous Birthdays

  • Glen Hardin, American athlete (Olympic gold 1936 400m hurdles), born in Derma, Mississippi (d. 1975)

Famous Deaths

  • Marius Petipa, Fren ballet dancer/choreographer (Casse-noisette), dies