On This Day

What Happened on September 7, 1910

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between the US and Newfoundland (still separate from Canada)

Famous Birthdays

  • John Shea, American 500m/1500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1932), born in Lake Placid, New York (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • William Holman Hunt, English painter (Light of the World), dies at 83