On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1920

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Tris Speaker is stopped at 11 consecutive hits by Tom Zachary

Famous Birthdays

  • David Brinkley, American NBC news anchor (Huntley-Brinkley), born in Wilmington, North Carolina (d. 2003)
  • Owen Chamberlain, American physicist (antiproton, Nobel-1959), born in San Francisco, California (d. 2006)

Famous Deaths

  • EugĂ©nie de Montijo, Emperor of France (1853-71), dies at 94
  • Jackie Fisher, British admiral (b. 1841)
  • John A "Jacky" Kilverston, adm/designer (dreadnought), dies at 79