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Gregorian calendar 1910

Ab urbe condita 2663
Armenian calendar 1359
Bahá'í calendar 66 – 67
Buddhist calendar 2454
Coptic calendar 1626 – 1627
Ethiopian calendar 1902 – 1903
Hebrew calendar 5670 5671
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1965 – 1966
 - Shaka Samvat 1832 – 1833
 - Kali Yuga 5011 – 5012
Holocene calendar 11910
Iranian calendar 1288 – 1289
Islamic calendar 1327 – 1329
Japanese calendar Meiji 43

(明治 43年)

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2570
Julian calendar 1955
Korean calendar 4243
Thai solar calendar 2453
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Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year that started on Friday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar.



Comet Halley's tail.


  • February 20Boutros Ghali, the first native-born prime minister of Egypt, is assassinated.


  • March – An uprising against Ottoman rule breaks out in Albania.
  • March 27 – A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary kills 312.


  • April 20Comet Halley is visible from Earth.


May 6: King George V.


  • June 22 – The DELAG Zeppelin dirigible, Deutschland, makes the first commercial passenger flight from Friedrichshafen to Düsseldorf in Germany. The flight takes nine hours.
  • June 25 – The ballet The Firebird (L'Oiseau de feu), the first major work by Russian composer Igor Stravinsky, commissioned by Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, is premièred in Paris, bringing the composer international fame.[1]


  • July 4African-American boxer Jack Johnson defeats American boxer James J. Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States.
  • July 22 – A wireless telegraph sent from the SS Montrose results in the identification, arrest and execution of murderer Dr. Hawley Crippen.
  • July 24Ottoman forces capture the city of Shkodër to put down the Albanian Revolt of 1910.


  • August – Pan-American Union
  • August 14 – A fire at the World Exhibition in Brussels destroys exhibitions of Britain and France.
  • August 22 – The Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty is signed.
  • August 28Montenegro is proclaimed an independent kingdom under Nicholas I.
  • August 29Emperor Sunjong of the Korean Empire abdicates and the country's monarchy is abolished.


  • September 1 – The Vatican introduces a compulsory oath against modernism, to be taken by all priests upon ordination.


  • October – First publication of infrared photographs, by Professor Robert Williams Wood in the Royal Photographic Society Journal
  • October 5Portugal becomes a republic; King Manuel II of Portugal flees to England.
  • October 20 – The hull of the RMS Olympic is launched at the Harland and Wolff Shipyards in Belfast.
  • October 23Vajiravudh (Rama VI) is crowned King of Siam, after the death of his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V).


  • November 7 – The first air flight for the purpose of delivering commercial freight takes place in the United States of America. The flight, made by Wright Brothers pilot Philip Parmalee between Dayton, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio.
  • November 20Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero proclaims the elections of 1910 null and void, and calls for an armed revolution at 6 p.m. against the illegitimate presidency/dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz.


  • Late December – A form of Pneumonic plague spreads through northeastern China, killing more than 40,000.[2][3][4]

Date unknown[]




  • March 1
    • Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 2002)
    • David Niven, English actor (d. 1983)
  • March 5
    • Momofuku Ando, Japanese inventor and businessman (d. 2007)
    • Ennio Flaiano, Italian screenwriter, playwright, novelist, journalist and drama critic (d. 1972)
  • March 8Claire Trevor, American actress (d. 2000)
  • March 9Samuel Barber, American composer (d. 1981)
  • March 11
    • Robert Havemann, German chemist (d. 1982)
    • Jacinta Marto, Portuguese, beatified (d. 1920)
  • March 13Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
  • March 23Akira Kurosawa, Japanese screenwriter, producer, and director (d. 1998)
  • March 25Magda Olivero, Italian soprano
  • March 28Ingrid of Sweden, Danish queen (d. 2000)
  • April 2Chico Xavier, Brazilian medium (d. 2002)
  • April 10Paul Sweezy, American economist and editor (d. 2004)
  • April 23Simone Simon, French actress (d. 2005)
  • April 26Tomoyuki Tanaka, Japanese film producer (d. 1997)


  • May 12
    • Johan Ferrier, Suriname President (d. 2010)
    • Giulietta Simionato, Italian mezzo-soprano (d. 2010)
    • Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin, British chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1994)
  • May 23
    • Scatman Crothers, American actor and musician (d. 1986)
    • Artie Shaw, American clarinetist and bandleader (d. 2004)
  • May 28T-Bone Walker, American singer (d. 1976)
  • May 30
    • Ralph Metcalfe, American athlete (d. 1978)
    • Inge Meysel, German actress (d. 2004)
  • June 9Robert Cummings, American actor (d. 1990)
  • June 10
    • Armen Takhtajan, Soviet-Armenian botanist (d. 2009)
    • Howlin' Wolf, Blues Musician (d. 1976)
  • June 11Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, scientist, photographer and researcher (d. 1997)
  • June 13Mary Wickes, American actress (d. 1995)
  • June 14Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (d. 1976)
  • June 18E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
  • June 19Paul Flory, American chemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)
  • June 22
    • Peter Pears, English tenor (d. 1986)
    • Konrad Zuse, German engineer (d. 1995)
  • June 23


  • July 4Gloria Stuart, American actress (d. 2010)
  • July 14William Hanna, American animator (d. 2001)
  • July 18Mamadou Dia, Senegal Prime Minister (d. 2009)
  • July 27Lupita Tovar, Mexican silent film actress
  • July 29Julien Gracq, French author (d. 2007)
  • August 4
    • Anita Page, American actress (d. 2008)
    • William Schuman, American composer (d. 1992)
  • August 7Lucien Hervé, Hungarian-born French photographer (d. 2007)
  • August 10Aldo Buzzi, Italian architect, director and screenwriter (d. 2009)
  • August 12
    • Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)
    • Jane Wyatt, American actress (d. 2006)
  • August 14Pierre Schaeffer, French composer (d. 1995)
  • August 25
    • Dorothea Tanning, American artist (d. 2012)
  • August 26Mother Teresa, Albanian nun and humanitarian, Nobel laureate (d. 1997)
  • August 28Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch economist, Nobel laureate (d. 1985)


  • September 1Edda Mussolini, eldest child of Benito Mussolini (d. 1995)
  • September 3Maurice Papon, French civil servant and collaborator (d. 2007)
  • September 14Jack Hawkins, British actor (d. 1973)
  • September 16
    • Erich Kempka, German chauffeur and bodyguard of Adolf Hitler (d. 1975)
    • Karl Kling, German race car driver (d. 2003)
  • September 19Margaret Lindsay, American film actress (d. 1981)
  • September 28
    • Diosdado Macapagal, 9th President of the Philippines (d. 1997)
    • Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader (d. 1942)
  • September 29Virginia Bruce, American actress and singer (d. 1982)
  • September 30Jussi Kekkonen, Finnish major (d. 1962)
  • October 1Bonnie Parker, American outlaw (d. 1934)
  • October 8
    • Gus Hall, American Communist Leader (d. 2000)
    • Paulette Dubost, French actress (d. 2011)
  • October 10Julius Shulman, American architectural photographer (d. 2009)
  • October 19Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1995)
  • October 23
    • Richard Mortensen, Danish painter (d. 1993)
    • Hayden Rorke, American actor (I Dream of Jeannie) (d. 1987)




  • January 4Leon Delagrange, French pioneer aviator (b. 1873)
  • January 5Léon Walras, French economist (b. 1834)
  • February 20Boutros Ghali, Prime Minister of Egypt (assassinated) (b. 1846)
  • February 23Vera Komissarzhevskaya, Russian actress (b. 1864)
  • March 10Karl Lueger, Austrian mayor (b. 1844)
  • March 26An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of a Japanese resident general (b. 1879)
  • March 27Alexander Emanuel Agassiz, American scientist (b. 1835)


  • April 21Mark Twain, American writer (b. 1835)
  • April 26Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1832)
  • May 1Pierre Nord Alexis, President of Haiti (b. 1820)
  • May 3Howard Taylor Ricketts, American bacteriologist. (b. 1871)
  • May 6 – King Edward VII of the United Kingdom (b. 1841)
  • May 10Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (b. 1826)
  • May 12Sir William Huggins, British astronomer (b. 1824)
  • May 18Pauline Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer (b. 1821)
  • May 27Robert Koch, German physician, Nobel laureate (b. 1843)
  • May 28Kálmán Mikszáth, Hungarian novelist (b. 1847)
  • May 29Mily Balakirev, Russian composer (b. 1837)
  • May 31Elizabeth Blackwell, British-born American physician (b. 1821)
  • June 5O. Henry, American novelist (b. 1862)



Nobel Prizes[]

  • ChemistryOtto Wallach
  • LiteraturePaul Heyse
  • MedicineAlbrecht Kossel
  • PeacePermanent International Peace Bureau
  • PhysicsJohannes Diderik van der Waals


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People of the year 1910 at Familypedia

209 people were born in 1910

 FatherMotherAge mother at birth
Janet Abbot (1910-1970)
Leonard Abramowicz (1910-1980)
Charles Francis Adams (1910-1999)Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)
Thomas Boylston Adams (1910-1997)John Adams (1875-1964)Marian Morse (1878-1959)
Merle Doris Ahrens (1910-1988)Charles Ahrens (1884-)Catherine Martha Lahey (c1881-1982)
Hugh Ainslie (1910-1969)Kevin Ainslie (1880-1952)Martha Burns (1876-1950)
Iona Fern Alger (1910-1977)Thomas Andrew Alger (1879-1947)Delilah Harris (1888-1927)
Joseph Wright Alsop (1910-1989)Joseph Wright Alsop (1876-1953)Corinne Douglas Robinson (1886-1971)
Calvert Brooks Andrus (1910-1992)Alexander Burto Andrus (1875-1949)Rosilla Brooks (1883-1967)
Sarah Aoki (1910-1977)Tony Aoki (1869-1968)Jenna Ling (1878-1960)
Leo Apatow (1910-1987)Morris Apatow (1888-1965)Mary Apatow (1890-1979)
Abu Atieno-Rafigdoost (1910-1984)Blama Atieno (1855-1969)Cyrah Tewoldeberhan (1870-1920)
Edmund Norwood Bacon (1910-2005)Ellis Williams Bacon (1874-1961)Helen Atkinson Comly (1872-1964)
Maria Bagdat (c1910-c1970)Alexandru Bagdat (1880-1931)Elena Suciu (c1885-c1945)
Alexander Barber (1910-1990)Andrew Barber (1890-1980)Amanda Andriesen (1889-1968)
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66 children were born to the 85 women born in 1910

301 people died in 1910

 FatherMotherAge at death
Alice Allen (1854-1910)
John Warren Allred (1864-1910)Rueben Warren Allred (1827-1916)Elzadie Emeline Ford (1827-1887)
Perlina Jane Allred (1833-1910)William Hackley Allred (1804-1890)Elizabeth Ivie (1807-1870)
Wilson Monroe Allred (1828-1910)William Hackley Allred (1804-1890)Elizabeth Ivie (1807-1870)
Robert Amory (1842-1910)James Sullivan Amory (1809-1884)Mary Copley Greene (1817-1892)
Elias Andersson (1837-1885)Anders Eriksson (1807-aft1852)Anna Britta Carlsdotter (1805-aft1852)
Frederick Arbon (1846-1910)Thomas Arbon (1823-1872)Elizabeth Fisher (1826)
James Edward Ashworth (1831-1910)
Penelope Frances Elizabeth Pemberton Austin (1829-1910)John Austin (bef1818-?)Margaret Pemberton (bef1829)81
David Avard (1839-1910)David Avard (c1802-1858)Sarah Harmer (1809-1876)71
Charles Baker (c1833-1910)
James Baker (1831-1910)
Martha J. Bankston (1846-1910)Levi Harrison Bankston (1816-1900)Sarah Magee (1821-1900)
Hilda Baranyay (c1885-c1910)
Elizabeth Barnes (1844-1910)Thomas Landley Barnes (1812-1901)Laurenda Burbank (1811-1860)
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17462 people lived in 1910

Lady Irina Bud de BudfalvaLord János Bud de BudfalvaBaroness Anna Tisza de Borosjenő et Szeged
Marcelo (Lamadrid) Madrid (1859-1921)Timoteo (Lamadrid) MadridFrancisca Alguevar
Andreas Honecker (1832-1912)Nomen nescioElisabeth Honecker (1821-1883)
Tsunekichi Yonogi (1905-2015)Shigeru Yonogi (1876-1940)Miyoko Yonogi (1882-1950)
Ludwik Wiktor Plater-Zyberk h. wł (1853-1938)Henryk Wacław Ksawery Plater-Zyberk (1811-1903)Adelaida von Keller (1817-1905)
Samantha Aaberg (1859-1930)
Geertje Aangeenbrug (1871-1947)Pieter Aangeenbrug (1834-1908)Grietje Breed (1845)
Alfred Alonzo Aaron (1883-1969)Thomas Aaron (1850-1932)Sarah Dobbs (1858-1948)
Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)
Sadie Aaronson (1908-1970)Jack Aaronson (1880-1927)Laura Barenboim (1882-1932)
Petrus Johannes Aarts (1867-1918)Johannis Aarts (1818-1900)Geertruida van Gog (1838-1897)
Ashley Aartsen (1843-1920)Edward Aartsen (1810-1890)Janet Bennewitz (1813-1900)
Amanda Abadie (1898-1957)Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Jeanette Armellino (1860-1934)
Jean-Claude Abadie (1848-1930)Donatien Abadie (1820-1900)Clara Mermoz (1819-1903)
Dominique Abasolo (1882-1947)Rafael Abasolo (1849-1900)Nancy Haugen (1855-1929)
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Events of the year 1910 at Familypedia

214 people were married in 1910.

 Joined with
Walter Sydney Adams (1876-1956)Lillian Wickham (1885-1920)+Adeline Lula Miller (1892-1982)
Robert Amory (1885-1972)Leonore Cobb (1885-1971)
Josiah Emer Ashcroft (1865-1924)Mary Lafentie Pipkin (1869-1909) + Agnes Nielson (1873-1906) + Arrilla Hamblin (1886-1962)
Mary Ellen Ashcroft (1858-1926)Charles McLean (c1841-1904)+Edward Isaac Barrow Moon (c1855-1937)
Herbert Asquith (1881-1947)Cynthia Mary Evelyn Charteris (1887-1960)
Rubie Avery (1885-1971)James McDonald (1884-1951)
Gaspar Griswold Bacon (1886-1947)Priscilla Murray Toland (1888-1965)
Caroline Louisa Baker (1886-1980)Alfred John Loomes (1886-1927)
Johanna Elizabeth Bakker (1890-1989)Franciscus Vlietman (1892-1973)
Sophia Ann Ball (1886-1948)James Albert Holland (1877-1938)
Sidney Bartley (1889-1962)Alice Maud Eldridge (1888-1920)
Daisy Annie Bell (1885-1956)Bruce Watt (1885-1957)
Grace Hubbard Bell (1883-1979)Granville Roland Fortescue (1875-1952)
Edgar Charles Chiniquy Blackman (1879-1967)Letitia May Wales (1887-1961)
Norman Claridge Blunt (1886-1957)Mary Elizabeth Norton (1887-1974)
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There were 0 military battles in 1910.

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