On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1910

Historical Events

  • Cape of Good Hope becomes part of Union of South Africa
  • Glenn Curtiss flies from Albany to NYC
  • Union of South Africa declares its independence from the United Kingdom

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Avery Jones, British gastro-enterologist

Famous Deaths

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell, English-American physician who was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States, dies at 89

1910 Highlights

About May 31, 1910

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 111 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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