Historical Events in July 1910

  • Jul 1 Chicago's White Sox Park (later Comiskey Park) opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox, 2-0
  • Jul 1 Union of South Africa becomes a dominion

Boxing Title Fight

Jul 4 "Fight of the Century": Jack Johnson beats James J. Jeffries by TKO in 15 in Reno, Nevada to retain his world heavyweight boxing title

  • Jul 4 In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria
  • Jul 4 The US Congress pass the Mann-Elkins Act, an important piece of railroad reform legislation
  • Jul 9 Walter Brookins, flying a Wright biplane over Atlantic City, New Jersey, becomes 1st to fly an airplane to an altitude of 1 mile (actually reaching 6,175 feet or 1.169 miles) [1]

Sports History

Jul 19 Cy Young wins the 500th game of his Baseball HOF career as the Cleveland Naps beat Washington Senators, 5 - 2, in 11 innings; only pitcher in MLB history to reach milestone

Historic Event

Jul 20 Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption

  • Jul 24 Matador Juan Belmonte (18) kills his 1st bull
  • Jul 29 JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory
  • Jul 31 Chic Cub King Cole no-hits St Louis, 4-0 in a 7 inning game
  • Jul 31 Clement van Maasdijk gives flying demonstration
  • Jul 31 Tour de France: Octave Lapize of France wins by just 4 points from Team Alcyon teammate Fran├žois Faber of Luxembourg