1910 in History – What happened in year 1910

✅ Published on April 7th, 2009 in 20th Century in History

In history, year 1910 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1910.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1910 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
13 januaryThe first public radio broadcast, a live performance of the opera Cavalleria rusticana, was sent out over the airwaves from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.
15 januaryConstruction on the Buffalo Bill Dam, then the tallest dam inthe world, on the Shoshone River in the U.S. state of Wyoming was completed.
08 februaryNewspaper and magazine publisher William D. Boyce established the Boy Scouts of America, expanding the Scout Movement into the United States.
19 februaryThe football stadium Old Trafford in Greater Manchester,England, hosted its first match between Manchester United and Liverpool.
08 marchFrench aviatrix Raymonde de Laroche became the first woman toreceive a pilot's licence.
09 marchA massive seventeen-month-long strike action, which at its peakinvolved 15,000 coal miners represented by the United Mine Workersacross 65 mines, began in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
14 marchOil prospectors in Kern County, California, drilled into apressurized oil deposit, resulting in the largest accidental oil spillin history.
28 marchNear Martigues, France, French aviator Henri Fabre Hydravion became the first seaplane to take off from water under its own power.
12 aprilSMS Zrínyi, one of the last pre-dreadnoughts built by the Austro-Hungarian Navy, was launched.
28 aprilFrenchman Louis Paulhan won the London to Manchester air race, the first long-distance aeroplane race in England.
29 aprilThe Parliament of the United Kingdom passed the People's Budget, the first budget in British history with the expressed intent of redistributing wealth among the British public.
11 mayGlacier National Park, located in the U.S. state of Montana,was designated a national park.
02 juneCharles Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce, became the first manto make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane.
25 juneThe United States Congress passed the Mann Act, whichprohibited interstate transport of females for 'immoral purposes'.
25 juneThe Firebird, the first major work by Russian composer IgorStravinsky, made its premiere in Paris.
15 julyIn his book Clinical Psychiatry, Emil Kraepelin gave a name toAlzheimer's disease, naming it after his colleague Alois Alzheimer.
24 julyOttoman forces captured the city of Shkodër to put down theAlbanian Revolt of 1910.
20 augustHurricane-force winds combined hundreds of small fires in theU.S. states of Washington and Idaho into the Devil's Broom fire, whichburned about three million acres (12,140 km²), the largest fire inrecorded U.S. history.
22 augustJapan annexed Korea with the signing of the Japan–Korea Annexation Treaty, beginning a period of Japanese rule of Korea thatlasted until the end of World War II.
12 septemberGustav Mahler's Symphony No. 8, one of the largest-scale choral works in the classical concert repertoire, was first performed in Munich.
01 octoberA large bomb destroyed the Los Angeles Times building in Los Angeles, killing 21 people.
04 octoberManuel II the last King of Portugal, fled to Gibraltar when a revolution erupted in Lisbon and the Portuguese First Republic was proclaimed the next day.
05 octoberPortugal founded insurgents oust a republic after the Portuguese monarchy.
05 octoberThe Portuguese Republican Party organised a coup d'etat, deposed the constitutional monarchy and implanted a republican regime in Portugal.
06 octoberEleftherios Venizelos was elected Prime Minister of Greece forthe first of his seven non-consecutive terms.
21 octoberA bomb explosion at the Los Angeles Times building leads to the death of 21 people and injuring many more.
21 octoberHMS Niobe arrived in Halifax Harbour to become the first largeship of the Royal Canadian Navy.
14 novemberAviator Eugene Burton Ely performed the first takeoff from aship, flying from a makeshift deck on the USS Birmingham in HamptonRoads, Virginia, US.
22 novemberThe crews of the Brazilian warships Minas Geraes, São Paulo,Bahia—all of which had been commissioned only months before—and several smaller warships mutinied in what became known as the Revolt ofthe Lash.
03 decemberModern neon lighting was first seen publicly after installationby Georges Claude at the Paris Motor Show.


Famous birthdays in the year 1910:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 OctoberBonnie Parker / Criminal / United States of America
01 January Koesbini / Musician / Indonesia
01 February Ngapoi Ngawang Jigme / Politician / China
02 SeptemberPaul Saagpakk / Linguist / Estonia
04 JuneChristopher Cockerell / Engineer / United Kingdom
06 February Carlos Marcello / Criminal / United States of America
06 AprilBarys Kit / Scientist / United States of America
11 OctoberCahit Arf / Academic / Turkey
12 MayDorothy Hodgkin / Biochemist / United Kingdom
13 January Yannis Tsarouchis / Painter / Greece
15 OctoberEdwin O. Reischauer / Scholar / United States of America
16 JuneJuan Velasco Alvarado / Politician / Peru
17 AprilEvangelos Averoff / Historian / Greece
18 DecemberAbe Burrows / Author / United States of America
21 February Douglas Bader / Pilot / United Kingdom
23 MayMargaret Wise Brown / Author / United States of America
23 JuneLawson Little / Golfer / United States of America
26 AprilTomoyuki Tanaka / Writer / Japan
27 February Genrikh Kasparyan / Chess Player / Armenia
28 MayGeorg Gaßmann / Politician / Germany

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1910:

YearName / Profession / Country
04 DecemberRamaswamy Venkataraman / Lawyer / India
26 AugustMother Teresa / Missionary / India
26 AugustMother Teresa / Social Worker / India
30 JanuaryChidambaram Subramaniam / Politician / India
23 MarchRam Manohar Lohia / Freedom Fighter / India
18 JulyDiptendu Pramanick / Business Man / India
16 SeptemberCheppudira Muthana Poonacha / Politician / India
04 DecemberRamaswamy Venkataraman / Politician / India
16 March Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi / Politician / India
NA NAKanhaiya Lal / Actor / India
19 OctoberSubrahmanyan Chandrasekhar / Scientist / India
05 SeptemberPhiroze Palia / Cricketer / India
18 MayB. N. Adarkar / Economist / India
18 MayBhaskar Namdeo Adarkar / Economist / India
19 AugustSister Alphonsa / Saint / India
12 AprilRamaswamy Venkataraman / Lawyer / India
04 DecemberR. Venkataraman / Politician / India
30 January Chidambaram Subramaniam / Politician / India
21 AugustNarayan Sridhar Bendre / Artist / India
21 AprilSadashiv Tripathi / Politician / India
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