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Events of 1910
- January - In Greece, the Military League forces parliament and George I of Greece to summon National Assembly to revise Constitution of Greece the Constitution.
- January 10 - January 20 - In the United States, the 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Field was held near Los Angeles, California. It was the first aviation meet to be held in the USA.
- January 15 - In the United Kingdom, General Election held in response to the House of Lords' rejection of the 1909 budget results in reduced Liberal Party majority (Liberals, 275 seats; Labour, 40; Irish Nationalists, 82; Unionists (the title then preferred by the British Conservative Party), 273).
- January 16 - Constant rains in Paris, France, cause the Seine to overflow its banks, flooding the city. All but one line of the Paris Métro become filled with water, effectively draining water from the city.
MarchMarch 14: gusher vented.
- March - Uprising against Ottoman rule breaks out in Albania.
- March 14 - Lakeview Gusher vented to atmosphere.
- March 19 - In the USA, Republicans reduce the powers of the Speaker of the House of Representatives to influence Committee membership.
- March 21 - Harry Houdini achieved the first controlled powered flight over Australia.
- March 26 - Norwegian football club Bærum SK is founded.
- March 27 - Fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, killed 312
- March 30 - Mississippi Legislature founded The University of Southern Mississippi.
- April 20 - Comet Halley is visible from Earth.
- April 21 - Death of Mark Twain
- April 27
- April 29 - Andrew Fisher becomes Prime Minister of Australia for the second time.
- May 6 - George V becomes King of the United Kingdom upon the death of his father, Edward VII.
- May 11 - U.S. Congress establishes Glacier National Park in Montana.
- May 15 - FC St. Pauli founded
- May 16 - The U.S. Congress authorizes the creation of the United States Bureau of Mines.
- May 18 - The earth passes through the tail of Comet Halley.
- May 25 - In the city of Buenos Aires is celebrated the centenary of the 25th May Revolution .
- May 31 - creation of the Union of South Africa.
- July 2 - Demonstrations in France against public executions.
- July 4 - African-American boxer Jack Johnson knocks out American boxer James J. Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match sparking race riots across the United States.
- July 22 - Wireless telegraph sent from SS Montrose results in identification and later arrest and execution of murderer Dr. Hawley Crippen
- July 24 - James MacGillivray publishes first account of Paul Bunyan in the Detroit News.
- August 14 - fire at World Exhibition in Brussels destroys exhibitions of Britain and France.
- August 22 - Japan annexes Korea.
- August 28 - Montenegro is proclaimed an independent kingdom under Nicholas I.
- September 1 - the Vatican introduces a compulsory oath against modernism, to be taken by all priests upon ordination.
- September 16 - Australian Treasury given authority to issue currency, replacing the use of the British Pound.
- October 1 - A bomb explodes at the Los Angeles Times building, leaving 21 dead and several injured. James B. McNamara and Joseph J. McNamara are later arrested and sentenced.
- October 5 - Portugal becomes a republic. King Manuel II of Portugal flees to England.
- October 10 - Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity is established at Columbia University.
- October 11 - Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first president to ride in an airplane.
- October 18 - Eleutherios Venizelos becomes prime minister of Greece.
- October 23 - Vajiravudh (Rama VI) is crowned King of Siam, after the death of his father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V).
- November 7 - First air flight for the purpose of delivering commercial freight occurs between Dayton, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse.
- November 17 - Ralph Johnstone, a pilot for the Wright Exhibition Team, dies at Denver, Colorado after his machine broke apart in mid air in full view of about 5,000 spectators. Johnstone became the first American pilot to die in the crash of an airplane in the United States.
- November 20 - Mexican Revolution: Francisco I. Madero denounces President Porfirio Díaz, declares himself president, and calls for a revolution to overthrow the government of Mexico.
- November 22 - Sen. Aldrich and A.P. Andrews (Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Department), along with many of the country's leading financiers; who together represented about one-sixth of the world's wealth, were witnessed leaving Hoboken, New Jersey on a train together. They later arrived at the Jekyll Island Club to discuss monetary policy and the banking system, an event which some say was the impetus for the creation of the Federal Reserve.
- November 23 - Last execution in Sweden (by guillotine) - murderer Johan Alfred Ander
- December - British Prime Minister Asquith makes second appeal in the same year to the electorate to resolve battle of wills with the House of Lords (Liberals, 272; Labour, 42; Irish Nationalists, 84; Unionists, 272 - making a majority of 126 for restriction of the powers of the Lords and for Irish Home Rule).
- December 12 - New York socialite Dorothy Arnold disappears. Her family does not notify the police until six weeks later, after their own investigations fail to produce any results.
- December 16
- December 19 - Edward Douglass White is sworn in as the 9th Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court.
- December 31 - Two of America's premier pioneer aviators were killed on this day. John Moisant in New Orleans. And Wright pilot Arch Hoxsey in Los Angeles.
- Impressionism in the arts.
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- January 5 - Jack Lovelock, New Zealand athlete (d. 1949)
- January 6 - Wright Morris, American photographer and writer (d. 1998)
- January 7 - Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas (d. 1994)
- January 8 - Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova, Russian dancer (d. 1998)
- January 11 - Maurice Buckmaster, head of Special Operations Executive (d.1992)
- January 12 - Luise Rainer, German-born actress
- January 16 - Dizzy Dean, baseball player (d. 1974)
- January 21 - Albert Rosellini, American politician
- January 23 - Django Reinhardt, Belgian guitarist (d. 1953)
- January 25 - Edgar V. Saks, Estonian statesman and historian (d. 1984)
- January 29 - Colin Middleton, Irish artist (d. 1983)
- January 30 - C Subramaniam, Indian politician (d. 2000)
- February 3 - Robert Earl Jones, American actor and father of James Earl Jones (d. 2006)
- February 5 - Francisco Varallo, Argentine footballer
- February 6 - Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
- February 9 - Jacques Monod, French biologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1976)
- February 10 - Georges Pire, Belgian monk, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1969)
- February 13 - William Shockley, English physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1989)
- February 15 - Irena Sendler, Polish humanitarian (d. 2008)
- February 19 - Dorothy Janis, American actress
- February 27 - Joan Bennett, American actress (d. 1990)
- March 1
- March 3 - Kittens Reichert, American silent movies child actor (d. 1990)
- March 5 - Momofuku Ando, Japanese Inventor and Businessman (d. 2007)
- March 9 - Samuel Barber, American composer (d. 1981)
- March 10 - Albert Facchiano, Italian-American criminal
- March 11 - Robert Havemann, German chemist (d. 1982)
- March 13 - Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
- March 23 - Akira Kurosawa, Japanese screenwriter, producer, and director (d. 1998)
- March 24 - Clyde Barrow, American outlaw (d. 1934)
- March 25 - Magda Olivero, Italian soprano
- March 28 - Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr., American librarian (d. 2001)
- April 2 - Chico Xavier, popular medium in Brazil´s spiritism movement (d. 2002)
- April 10
- April 16 - Eddie Mayo, American baseball player (d. 2006)
- April 23 - Simone Simon, French actress (d. 2005)
- May 3 - Bernard Orchard, British biblical scholar (d. 2006)
- May 6 - Norman Corwin, American screenwriter
- May 12
- May 22 - Johnny Olson, American game show announcer (d. 1985)
- May 23
- May 28 - T-Bone Walker, American singer (d. 1976)
- May 30
- June 8 - Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
- June 10 - Armen Takhtajan, Soviet-Armenian botanist
- June 11 - Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French naval officer, explorer, ecologist, filmmaker, scientist, photographer and researcher (d. 1997)
- June 12 - Bill Naughton, British playwright (d. 1992)
- June 13 - Mary Whitehouse, British TV campaigner (d. 2001)
- June 14 - Rudolf Kempe, German conductor (d. 1976)
- June 17 - H. Owen Reed, American composer
- June 18 - E.G. Marshall, American actor (d. 1998)
- June 19 - Paul Flory, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
- June 22 - Peter Pears, English tenor (d. 1986)
- June 23
- July 2 - Lorne Carr, Canadian hockey player (d. 2007)
- July 4 - Gloria Stuart, American actress
- July 11 - Irene Hervey, American actress (d. 1998)
- July 14
- July 17 - James Coyne, Canadian Bank of Canada Governor
- July 18 - Mamadou Dia, Senegal Prime Minister
- July 29 - Julien Gracq, French author (d. 2007)
- July 30 - Edgar de Evia, American photographer (d. 2003)
- August 4 - Anita Page, American actress
- August 7 - Lucien Hervé, Hungarian born French photographer (d. 2007)
- August 10 - Aldo Buzzi, Italian architect, director and screenwriter
- August 12 - Yusof bin Ishak, first President of Singapore (d. 1970)
- August 14
- August 23 - Lonny Frey, American baseball player
- August 25 - Dorothea Tanning, American artist
- August 26 - Mother Teresa, Albanian nun and humanitarian, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1997)
- August 28 - Tjalling Koopmans, Dutch economist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)
- September 3
- September 10 - Eric de Maré, architectural photographer (d. 2002)
- September 16
- September 23 - Elliott Roosevelt, American author and World War II hero (d. 1990)
- September 28 - Wenceslao Vinzons, Filipino politician and resistance leader (d. 1942)
- September 29 - Virginia Bruce, American actress and singer (d. 1982)
- October 1
- October 7 - Henry P. McIlhenny, American art collector, socialite, philanthropist and the chairman of the Philadelphia Art Museum (d. 1986)
- October 8 - Ray Lewis, Canadian runner (d. 2003)
- October 10 - Julius Shulman, American architectural photographer
- October 12
- October 13 - Otto Joachim, German-born Canadian composer
- October 14 - John Wooden, American basketball coach
- October 19 - Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1995)
- October 27 - Jack Carson, Canadian actor (d. 1963)
- November 8 - Denis Mahon, British art historian and collector
- November 9 - Carroll Quigley, American historian, polymath, and theorist of the evolution of civilizations (d.1977)
- November 13
- November 14 - Eric Malpass, English novelist (d. 1996)
- November 19 - Griffith Jones, British actor (d. 2007)
- November 26 - Cyril Cusack, South African-born actor (d. 1993)
- December 1 - Alicia Markova, English ballerina (d. 2004)
- December 2 - Russell Lynes, American art historian, photographer, author and managing editor of Harper's Magazine (d. 1991)
- December 4 - Ramaswamy Venkataraman, Indian President (1987-2002)
- December 7 - Edmundo Ros, Trinidadian musician
- December 11
- December 15 - John Hammond, American record producer (d. 1987)
- December 18
- December 19 - Jean Genet, French writer (d. 1986)
- December 29
- December 30 - Paul Bowles, American author (d. 1999)
January - March
- January 5 - Léon Walras, French economist (b. 1834)
- January 27 - Thomas Crapper, English inventor (b. 1836)
- March 26 - An Jung-geun, Korean assassin of Japanese resident general (b. 1879)
April - June
- April 21 - Mark Twain, American novelist (b. 1835)
- April 26 - Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Norwegian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1832)
- May 1 - Pierre Nord Alexis, President of Haiti (b. 1820)
- May 3 - Lottie Collins, English singer and dancer (b. 1865)
- May 6 - King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, eldest son of Queen Victoria (b. 1841)
- May 10 - Stanislao Cannizzaro, Italian chemist (b. 1826)
- May 18 - Pauline Garcia-Viardot, French mezzo-soprano and composer (b. 1821)
- May 27 - Robert Koch, German physician, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1843)
- May 28 - Kálmán Mikszáth, Hungarian novelist (b. 1847)
- May 29 - Mily Balakirev, Russian composer (b. 1837)
- May 31 - Elizabeth Blackwell, first female physician in the United States (b. 1821)
July - September
- July 4 - Giovanni Schiaparelli, Italian astronomer (b. 1835)
- July 5 - Melville Fuller, Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1833)
- July 12 - Charles Stewart Rolls, British aviator and automobile manufacturer (b. 1877)
- July 19 - Johann Gottfried Galle, German astronomer (b. 1812)
- August 13 - Florence Nightingale, English nurse (b. 1820)
- August 26 - William James, American psychologist and philosopher (b. 1842)
- 1 Events of 1910
- 2 Births
- 3 Deaths
- 4 Nobel prizes
- 5 Notes
- 6 External links
- September 2 - Henri Rousseau, French painter (b. 1844)
- September 17 - Hormuzd Rassam, Iraqi archaeologist (b. 1826)
October - December
- October 15 - Stanley Ketchel, American boxer (murdered) (b. 1886)
- October 17 - Julia Ward Howe, American abolitionist and poet (b. 1819)
- October 23 - King Chulalongkorn of Siam (b. 1853)
- October 30 - Jean Henri Dunant, Swiss founder of the Red Cross, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1828)
- November 6 - Giuseppe Cesare Abba, Italian patriot and writer (b. 1838)
- November 15 - Wilhelm Raabe, German writer (b. 1831)
- November 20 (N.S.) - Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer (b. 1828)
- November 23 - Hawley Harvey Crippen, American murderer (b. 1862)
- Chemistry - Otto Wallach
- Literature - Paul Heyse
- Medicine - Albrecht Kossel
- Peace - Permanent International Peace Bureau
- Physics - Johannes Diderik van der Waals
- ^ "Calendar in year 1910 (Russia)" (Julian on Friday), webpage: Julian-1910 (Russia used the Julian calendar until 1919).
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