On This Day

Historical Events in September 1910

  • Sep 5 Jack Coombs begins a record streak of 53 shutout innings
  • Sep 6 Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
  • Sep 7 In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between the US and Newfoundland (still separate from Canada)
  • Sep 10 Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber
  • Sep 11 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
  • Sep 12 Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony ("Symphony of A Thousand") premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
  • Sep 12 United States' 1st known female cop appointed, Alice Stebbins Wells by LAPD
  • Sep 13 Regina Rugby Club forms
  • Sep 15 Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa
  • Sep 18 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage

Music Premiere

Sep 19 George M. Cohan's musical "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC

  • Sep 22 Saskatchewan Rugby Football Union forms with an initial 9 team competition
  • Sep 22 The Duke of York's Cinema opens in Brighton. It is still operating today as the oldest continually operating cinema in Britain
  • Sep 27 1st test flight of a twin-engined airplane (France)
  • Sep 29 National Urban League founded as Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes by Ruth Standish Baldwin and Dr. George Edmund Haynes in New York City