Historical Events for Year 1910

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Jan 1st - Simpson-Hayward (England) takes 6-43 on debut with underarm lobs
Jan 2nd - 1st junior high schools in US opens (Berkeley California)
Jan 3rd - British miners strike for 8 hour working day
Jan 7th - Stanley Cup: Ottawa Senators sweep Galt (Ont) in 2 games
Jan 10th - 1st international air meet in US held, in LA
Jan 10th - Lunt-Fontanne Theater (Globe) opens at 205 W 46th St NYC
Jan 13th - JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin
Jan 19th - Germany & Bolivia ends commerce/friendship treaty
Jan 19th - National Institute of Arts & Letters incorporated by Congress
Jan 20th - Ottawa Senators sweep Edmonton in 2 for Stanley Cup (2nd of 1910)
Jan 21st - British-Russian military intervention in Persia
Jan 22nd - Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC
Jan 25th - 1st stumping by a 12th man in Tests (N C Tufnell, SAf v Eng)
Jan 25th - Children initiate idea of planting trees in Jerusalem
Jan 26th - Heavy rains cause floods in Paris
Feb 1st - 1st British labour exchange opens
Feb 1st - Dragoumis government forms in Greece
Feb 7th - Edmond Rostand's "Chantecler," premieres in Paris
Feb 8th - The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce.
Feb 15th - The Boy Scouts of America founded.
Feb 19th - English premiere of Richard Strauss' "Elektra"
Feb 19th - Typhoid Mary [Mary Mallon] is freed from her first periods of forced isolation and goes on to cause several further outbreaks of typhoid in the New York area
Feb 21st - John Galsworthy's "Justice," premieres in London
Feb 23rd - 1st radio contest held (Philadelphia)
Playwright George Bernard ShawPlaywright George Bernard Shaw Feb 23rd - George Bernard Shaw's "Misalliance," premieres in London
Feb 25th - Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies
Feb 26th - Gandhi supports the African People's Organisations resolution to declare the day of arrival of the Prince of Wales in South Africa as a day of mourning in protest against the South Africa Acts disenfranchisement of Indians, Coloureds and Africans in the upcoming Union of South Africa
Mar 1st - 3 passenger trains buried at Steven's Pass in Cascade Range. 118 die. Worst snow slide in US history
Mar 2nd - 2 trains crash in snow storm in Wellington Washington, 118 die
Financier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller JrFinancier and Philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr Mar 3rd - Rockefeller Foundation: John D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can be devoted full time to being a philanthropist
Mar 5th - Ramon Inclan's "La Farsa Infantil de la Cabeza del Dragon," premieres
Mar 5th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Ottawa Senators, 3-1
Mar 8th - Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot
Mar 10th - China ends slavery
Mar 10th - Pittsburgh Courier begins publishing
Mar 11th - Jack Hobbs 1st Test ton (187 v SAfr), his only Test hit wicket
Mar 12th - Stanley Cup: Montreal Wanderers beat Berlin (Kitchener), 7-3
Mar 14th - Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vented to atmosphere.
Mar 16th - Barney Oldfield uses a Benz to break the existing records at Daytona Beach Road Course (131.25mph)
Mar 17th - DHC soccer team forms in Delft Neth
Mar 18th - 1st opera by an US composer (Converse) performed at the Met, NYC
Mar 23rd - 1st race at Los Angeles Motordrome (1st US auto speedway)
Mar 24th - 83°F highest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in March
Mar 25th - Chalmers Auto Co offers a new car to each leagues' batting champ
Mar 26th - US forbid immigration to criminals, anarchists, paupers & the sick
Mar 26th - William H Lewis appointed asst attorney general of US
Mar 27th - Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
Mar 28th - 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)
Mar 30th - Mississippi Legislature founded The University of Southern Mississippi.
Apr 1st - Dumitru Dan (Romania) completes a 62,137 mile (100,000 m) walk
Apr 3rd - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley climbed
27th US President William Howard Taft27th US President William Howard Taft Apr 14th - President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day
Apr 14th - Pan American Union forms
Apr 15th - Taft is 1st pres to throw out a 1st ball at a baseball game
Apr 19th - 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4
Apr 19th - Halley's comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao)
Apr 20th - Cleve Indians Addie Joss 2nd no-hitter, beats Chicago, 1-0
Apr 20th - Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km
Apr 21st - Cleve Naps play 1st game at League Park, lose to Det Tigers 5-0
Apr 23rd - International Exhibition opens in Brussels
Apr 24th - German Catholic youth movement Quickborn forms
Apr 27th - Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights
Apr 27th - Louis Botha and James Hertzog establish the moderate nationalists South African Party promising equality of Britons and Boers
Apr 28th - 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England)
26th US President Theodore Roosevelt26th US President Theodore Roosevelt Apr 29th - Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam
Apr 30th - Cleve Indian Addie Joss wins 2nd no-hitter beating White Sox
May 4th - Canadian Currency Act, 1910, receives Royal Assent
May 4th - Canadian parliament accept creation of Royal Canadian Navy
May 4th - Tel Aviv founded
May 4th - Wilfrid Laurier passes the Naval Service Act, which creates the Royal Canadian Navy
May 6th - George V becomes King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his father, Edward VII.
May 7th - 35th Preakness: R Estep aboard Layminster wins in 1:40.6
May 10th - 1st aircraft air display held (Hendon, England)
King of the United Kingdom George VKing of the United Kingdom George V May 10th - 36th Kentucky Derby: Fred Herbert aboard Donau wins in 2:06.4
May 10th - Halley's Comet closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass
May 10th - The British House of Commons pass three major resolutions on political reform
May 11th - Montana's Glacier National Park forms
May 12th - 2nd NAACP conference (NYC)
May 12th - Phil A's Chief Bender no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0
May 14th - Canada authorizes issuing of silver dollar coins
May 15th - The last time a major earthquake happened on the Elsinore Fault Zone.
May 16th - US Bureau of Mines forms
May 17th - Canada sets the designs for the 1-50 cent coins
May 19th - Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic
May 20th - Funeral for Britain's King Edward VII
May 29th - Pope's encyclical on Editae Saepe, against church reformers
May 30th - 44th Belmont: James Butwell aboard Sweep wins in 2:22
May 31st - Cape of Good Hope becomes part of Union of South Africa
May 31st - Glenn Curtiss flies from Albany to NYC
May 31st - Union of South Africa declares independence from UK
Jun 1st - SC Enschede soccer team forms in Enschede
Jun 2nd - 1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England)
Jun 2nd - Pygmies discovered in Dutch New Guinea
Jun 9th - A passenger on SS Arawatta throws bottle with note overboard (found June 6, 1983 in Queensland)
Jun 12th - PEC soccer team forms in Zwolle
Jun 13th - Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from NY to Phila
Jun 13th - William D Crum, a South Carolina physician, appointed minister to Liberia
Jun 18th - 16th US Golf Open: Alex Smith shoots a 298 at Phila Cricket Club PA
Jun 19th - 1st airship in service "Germany"
Jun 19th - Father's Day celebrated for 1st time (Spokane, Wash)
Jun 20th - "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal
Jun 22nd - 1st airship with passengers sets afloat-Zeppelin Deutscheland
Jun 24th - 50th British Golf Open: James Braid shoots a 299 at St Andrews Scot
Jun 25th - Mann Act passed (no women across state lines for immoral purposes)
Jun 26th - 24th US Womens Tennis: H Hotchkiss Wightman beats L Hammond (6-4 6-2)
Jun 26th - Hazel Hotchkiss wins US Lawn Tennis Association championship
Jun 30th - Russia absorbs Finland
Jun 30th - 27th Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Dorothea Chambers beats D Boothby (6-2 6-2)
Jun 30th - 34th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Anthony Wilding beats A Gore (6-4 7-5 4-6 6-2)
Jul 1st - Chicago's Comiskey Park opens - St Louis Browns beat White Sox 2-0
Jul 1st - Union of South Africa becomes a dominion
Jul 1st - White Sox Park (Comiskey Park) opens with 2-0 loss to Browns
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. JeffriesBoxer and World Heavyweight Champion James J. Jeffries Jul 4th - Jack Johnson KOs james j jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
Jul 4th - The US Congress pass the Mann-Elkins Act, an important piece of railroad reform legislation
Jul 4th - In a mutual defense agreements, Japan and Russia delineate their spheres of interest in Manchuria
Jul 9th - Walter Brookins becomes 1st to pilot an airplane to 1 mile altitude
Jul 10th - Chicago White Sox Comiskey Park opens, visiting Browns win 2-0
Jul 19th - Cleveland Indian baseball player Cy Young registers 500th career victory against Washington 5-4 in 11 innings
Jul 20th - Former Dutch premier Abraham Kuyper acquitted of corruption
Jul 24th - Matador Juan Belmonte (18) kills his 1st bull
Jul 29th - JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory
Jul 31st - Chic Cub King Cole no-hits St Louis, 4-0 in a 7 inning game
Jul 31st - Clement van Maasdijk gives flying demonstration
Aug 4th - A's Jack Coombs & White Sox Ed Walsh pitch a 16 inn scoreless tie
Aug 6th - NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt
Aug 8th - The US Army installs the first tricycle landing gear on the Army's Wright Flyer.
Aug 9th - Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine
Aug 13th - Dodgers & Pirates play to 8-8 tie, both have 38 at bats, 13 hits, 12 assists, 2 errors, 5 strikeouts, 3 walks, 1 pass ball & 1 hit by pitch
Aug 14th - 6th International Congress of Esperantists held in Washington, DC
Aug 20th - US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua
Aug 22nd - Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate
Aug 23rd - Fred Clarke makes a record 4 outfield assists for Pittsburgh
Aug 25th - 30th US Men's Tennis: Wm Larned beats Thomas Bundy (6-1 5-7 6-0 6-8 6-1)
Aug 25th - Yellow Cab is founded.
Aug 27th - Using twenty 137,000 candlepower arc lights, 2 amateur baseball teams play a night game at White Sox Park
Aug 27th - Wash Red Killefer sacrifices record 4 times against Detroit
Aug 28th - Nicholas I, who first assumed power in 1860 and had his reign interrupted by Turkish rule, again proclaims himself king
Aug 29th - Japan changes Korea's name to Chōsen and appoints a governor-general to rule its new colony.
Aug 30th - Yank Tom Hughes pitches 9 no-hit innings but loses to Cleve 5-0 in 11
Aug 31st - Theodore Roosevelt makes a speech in Kansas advocating a 'square deal': property shall be 'the servant and not the master of the commonwealth'
Sep 5th - Jack Coombs begins a record streak of 53 shutout innings
Sep 6th - Saskatchewan (then Regina) Roughrider football club formed
Sep 7th - In the Hague, the International Court arbitrates a fishing-rights dispute between Newfoundland (still seperate from Canada) and the US
Sep 10th - Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber
Sep 11th - 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood)
Sep 12th - Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians
Sep 12th - World's 1st female cop, Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed (LAPD)
Sep 13th - Regina Rugby Club forms
Sep 15th - Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa
Sep 18th - 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage

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