Events in year of 1910

  • 01-01Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs
  • 01-021st junior high schools in US opens (Berkeley, California)
  • 01-03British miners strike for 8 hour working day
  • 01-07Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games
  • 01-101st international air meet in US held, in LA
  • 01-10Lunt-Fontanne Theater (Globe) opens at 205 W 46th St, New York City
  • 01-19Germany and Bolivia ends commerce / friendship treaty
  • 01-19National Institute of Arts & Letters incorporated by Congress
  • 01-20Ottawa Senators sweep Edmonton in 2 for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1910)
  • 01-21British-Russian military intervention in Persia
  • 01-22Opera "Germania, " premieres in New York City
  • 01-251st stumping by a 12th man in Tests (N C Tufnell, South Africa vs. England)
  • 01-25Children initiate idea of planting trees in Jerusalem
  • 01-26Heavy rains cause floods in Paris
  • 02-011st British labour exchange opens
  • 02-01Dragoumis government forms in Greece
  • 02-08Boy Scouts of America incorporated and chartered (William D Boyce-Chic)
  • 02-231st radio contest held (Philadelphia)
  • 02-25Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies
  • 03-022 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die
  • 03-05Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
  • 03-08Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot
  • 03-10China ends slavery
  • 03-10Pittsburgh Courier, begins publishing
  • 03-11Jack Hobbs 1st Test ton (187 vs. South Africa), his only Test hit wicket
  • 03-12Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener), 7-3
  • 03-16Barney Oldfield sets land speed record of 131.7 mph at Daytona
  • 03-17DHC soccer team forms in Delft Neth
  • 03-181st opera by an US Composer (Converse) performed at the Met, New York City
  • 03-231st race at Los Angeles Motordrome (1st US auto speedway)

People born in year of 1910

  • 01-01Russ Bender: Actor / writer (Amazing Colossal Man, Space Monster)
  • 01-02Ulrich Becher: Writer
  • 01-03Thomas Stuart Willan: Historian
  • 01-05Erica Morini: Vienna, Austria -- Concert violinist
  • 01-06Wright Morris: United States -- Writer
  • 01-07Alain JG de Rothschild: France -- Banker / Baron
  • 01-07Jack Lovelock: NZ / US surgeon / runner (1936 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
  • 01-08Richard Cromwell [LeRoy Melvin Radabaugh]: Los Angeles, California -- Actor (Jezebel)
  • 01-09Dick Henry Jurgen: Bandleader
  • 01-10Dorothy Stroud: Garden historian
  • 01-10Galina Ulanova: St. Petersburg, Russia -- Ballerina (Bolshoi)
  • 01-10Jean Martinon: Lyon, France -- Conductor / composer
  • 01-11Izler Solomon: St. Paul -- Conductor
  • 01-11Trygve Martin Bratteli: Norwegian Prime Minister (Labour) (1971-72, 1973-76)
  • 01-12Charles Martin: Cartoonist
  • 01-12Luise Rainer: Austria -- Actress (Escapade, Good Earth, Big City)
  • 01-14Renier van der Velden: Composer
  • 01-16David McCampbell: US pilot / Captain (WWII-Pacific-downed 34 Japanese planes)
  • 01-17Edith S Green: (Rep-D-Oregon)
  • 01-17Michael Economides: Restaurateur
  • 01-18Arthur John Howard: Actor (Frieda, Last Holiday, Paradiso, Glass Cage)
  • 01-19Willi Schmidt: Germany -- Director
  • 01-20Abram Hill: Director / playwright / founder (American Negro Theater)
  • 01-20Ennio Porrino: Composer
  • 01-20Joy Adamson: Naturalist / author (Born Free)
  • 01-20Lauritz Lauritzen: German politician
  • 01-20Nina Verchinina: Dancer choreographer / teacher
  • 01-21Lord Cayzer: British financier / swcheeps magnate / multi-millionaire
  • 01-23Django Reinhardt: Belgium -- Gypsy jazz guitarist
  • 01-25Harold Watkinson: Politician / businessman

People died in year of 1910

  • 01-17Thomas Crapper: Inventor (flush toilet)
  • 01-17Wilhelm F Kohlrausch: German physicist (Additiviteitsregel), dies at 69
  • 01-28Jose Garcia Robles: Composer, dies at 74
  • 02-01Otto Julius Bierbaum: German writer (Irrgarten Der Liebe), dies at 44
  • 02-15Albert Fuchs: Composer, dies at 51
  • 02-16Albert Heinrich Zabel: Composer, dies at 75
  • 02-20Boetros Ghali: Egyptian Premier, murdered
  • 03-10Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke: Composer, dies at 85
  • 03-10Karl Lueger: Austrian anti-semite / Mayor of Vienna, dies at 65
  • 03-17Joaquin Valverde: Composer, dies at 64
  • 03-27Alexander E Agassiz: US businessman / biologist / geologist, dies at 74
  • 03-27David Duffle Wood: Composer, dies at 72
  • 03-28Edouard [Judas] Colonne: French violinist / conductor
  • 04-01Andreas Aschenbach: German Painter / engraver, dies at 94
  • 04-02Boyd Alexander: English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37
  • 04-02Friedrich von Bodelschwingh: German theologist, dies at 79
  • 04-12William G Sumner: US sociologist / politicologist (Folkways), dies at 69
  • 04-13William Orchardson: British painter
  • 04-21Mark Twain [Samuel Clemens]: Auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74
  • 05-03Artie Shaw: Bandleader
  • 05-06Edward VII: King of England (1901-10), dies at 68
  • 05-10Stanislao Cannizzaro: Italian chemist, dies at 85
  • 05-10William Huggins: Discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda
  • 05-16Henri E Cross [Delacroix]: French painter, dies at 53
  • 05-18Flor van Duyse: Composer, dies at 66
  • 05-20Jean-Baptiste Theodore Weckerlin: Composer, dies at 88
  • 05-22Jules Renard: French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
  • 05-27Robert Koch: German bacteriologist (TB, Cholera, Nobel)
  • 05-29Mili Alexeyevich Balakirev: Russian Composer (Islamej), dies at 73
  • 05-31Elizabeth Blackwell: 1st woman physician, dies at 89

Events in year of 1911

  • 01-01South Australia transfers Northern Territory to federal government
  • 01-02Brooklyn Dodgers President Charles Ebbets announces purchase of grounds to build a new concrete-and-steel stadium to seat 30,000
  • 01-03US postal savings bank inaugurated
  • 01-05Portuguese expel Jesuits
  • 01-05San Francisco has its 1st air meet
  • 01-071st airplane bombing experiments with explosives, San Francisco
  • 01-07Dutch Scouts Organization established in Amsterdam
  • 01-101st photo in US taken from an airplane, San Diego
  • 01-10Honduras signs treaty turning over customs to US (not ratified)
  • 01-13Roald Amundsens anchors at Walvis Bay
  • 01-16Pandora becomes 1st 2-man sailboat to round Cape Horn west to east
  • 01-17Failed assassination attempt on Premier Briand in French Assembly
  • 01-181st shipboard landing of a plane (Tanforan Park to USS Pennsylvania)
  • 01-26Glenn Curtiss pilots 1st successful hydroplane, San Diego
  • 01-28Frenchman Henri Rougier wins 1st Rally of Monte Carlo
  • 01-301st rescue of an air passenger by a ship, near Havana, Cuba
  • 01-31Congress names SF as Panama Canal opening celebration site
  • 02-05Society of Dutch Composers forms in Amsterdam
  • 02-061st old-age home opened in Prescott, Arizona
  • 02-06Great fire destroys downtown Constantinople / Istanbul Turkey
  • 02-08US helps overthrow President Miguel Devila of Honduras
  • 02-171st hydroplane flight to and from a ship (Glenn Curtiss, San Diego)
  • 02-25Opera "Natoma, " premieres in Philadelphia
  • 03-031st US federal cemetery with Union and Rebel graves opens in Missouri
  • 03-04Victor Berger (Wisc) becomes 1st socialist congressman in US
  • 03-07US sent 20,000 troops to Mexican border
  • 03-07Willis Farnsworth, Petaluma, CA, patents coin-operated locker
  • 03-13Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Galt (Ont), 7-4
  • 03-16Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators beat Port Arthur (Ont) 13-4
  • 03-18North Dakota enacts a hail insurance law

People born in year of 1911

  • 01-01Hank Greenberg: Hall-of-Fame 1st baseman (Detroit Tiger)
  • 01-03John Sturges: United States -- Director (Old Man & Sea, Magnificent 7)
  • 01-06Eduardo Frei Montalva: President of Chile (1964-70)
  • 01-06Nikolai Afanasyevich Kryuchkov: Actor (Telegram, Town People)
  • 01-06Yannis Andreou Papaioannou: Composer
  • 01-08Andrej Ocenas: Composer
  • 01-08Butterfly McQueen [Thelma]: Tampa, Florida -- Actress (Gone With the Wind)
  • 01-09Stafford William Somerfield: British newspaper editor
  • 01-10Jan Boon [Tjalie Robinson]: Dutch East Indies publicist (Tong Tong)
  • 01-13Johannes Bjelke-Petersen: Premier (Queensland)
  • 01-14George Amadee Tremblay: Composer
  • 01-14Helmut Degen: Composer
  • 01-15Cy Feuer: NYC, New York -- Broadway producer (Feuer & Martin-Chorus Line)
  • 01-15Wim Kan: Dutch cabaretier
  • 01-16Gilbert Gadoffre: French Scholar
  • 01-16Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean: HOF baseball pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals)
  • 01-17Hermann Pfrogner: Austria -- Musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • 01-18Gabor Darvas: Composer
  • 01-21Stanley William Reed: Cineaste
  • 01-22Bruno Kreisky: Austria -- Bandleader / chancellor (1970-83)
  • 01-22Roberto Garcia Morillo: Composer
  • 01-23Dan Smith: Harmonica / gospel singer
  • 01-24C[atherine] L[ucille] Moore: United States -- Sci-fi author (Judgment Night)
  • 01-25Julia Frances Smith: Composer
  • 01-26Norbert Schultze: Composer
  • 01-26Polykarp Kusch: United States -- Nuclear physicist (Nobel 1955)
  • 01-27Benay Venuta: San Francisco, California -- Actress (Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Mister)
  • 01-30Alexander George Ogston: Biochemist
  • 01-30Roy Eldridge: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -- Jazz trumpeter (Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw)
  • 01-31A G Ogston: President (Trinity College-Oxford)

People died in year of 1911

  • 01-09Edwin Arthur Jones: Composer, dies at 57
  • 01-15Wilhelm Berger: Composer, dies at 49
  • 01-17Francis Galton: English scholar, dies at 88
  • 01-24Carl Eilhardt: Composer, dies at 67
  • 01-26Charles Wentworth Dilke: English Undersecretary of State, dies at 67
  • 02-04Peter A "Piet" Cronje: South African Boer General, dies at about 75
  • 02-11Albert von Rothschild: Baron / Austrian banker, dies at 66
  • 02-20Alexander Alexandrovich Kopilov: Composer, dies at 56
  • 02-20Peter Nicolai von Wilm: Composer, dies at 76
  • 03-07Antonio Fogazzarro: Italian writer / Poet (Il Santo, Leila), dies at 68
  • 03-13Jacob M van Bemmelen: Dutch physicist / chemist, dies at 80
  • 03-20Jean-Theodore Radoux: Composer, dies at 75
  • 03-24Matthew Stanley Robison: President (Cardinals)
  • 03-29Felix Alexandre Guilmant: Composer, dies at 74
  • 04-10Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis: Composer, dies at 35
  • 04-15Georg Knorr: German engineer
  • 05-28Stephanus J du Toit: So Afr Theologist / journalist (Afr Bond)
  • 05-29William Schwenck Gilbert: Engl writer (Gilbert & Sullivan), dies at 74
  • 06-09Carry Amelia Moore Nation: American temperance leader
  • 06-14Johan Severin Svendsen: Composer, dies at 70
  • 06-18Franjo Zaver Kuhac: Composer, dies at 76
  • 07-02Felix Mottl: Composer, dies at 54
  • 07-05George J Stoney: Irish physicist, dies at 85
  • 07-25Filippo Capocci: Composer, dies at 71
  • 08-01Konrad Duden: German linguist (Das grosse Duden Lexicon)
  • 08-10Carl Christian Lumbye: Composer, dies at 70
  • 08-12Petrus H Hugenholtz: Dutch reformist vicar (Levenslicht), dies at 79
  • 08-16Karl Munzinger: Composer, dies at 68
  • 09-16Edward Whymper: English mountaineer (Ascent of Matterhorn)
  • 09-21Arab Pasha: "al-Misri" [Pasha Ahmad Arab), Egyptian minister