July 4, 1910 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria
  • The US Congress pass the Mann-Elkins Act, an important piece of railroad reform legislation

Birthdays in History

  • Francis D. Foley, US Rear Admiral (WW II, Guadalcanal), born in Dorchester, Massachusetts (d. 1999)

Deaths in History

  • Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (discovered canals of Mars), dies at 75
  • Melville Fuller, American 8th Chief Justice of the United States, dies at 77