03 - Labor British miners strike for 8 hour working day.
04 - Aviation L?on Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies.
10 - Aviation 1st international air meet in US held, in LA.
17 - Thomas Crapper, inventor (flush toilet), dies.
19 - National Institute of Arts & Letters incorporated by Congress.
21 - British-Russian military intervention in Persia.
25 - Children initiate idea of planting trees in Jerusalem.
26 - Heavy rains cause floods in Paris.
28 - Music Jose Garcia Robles, composer, dies at 74.
01 - 1st British labour exchange opens.
08 - Boy Scouts of America incorporated & chartered (William D Boyce-Chicago).
23 - Philadelphia 1st radio contest held.
25 - Dali Lama flees Tibet from Chinese troop to British-Indies.
08 - Baroness Raymonde de Laroche of Paris is 1st licensed female pilot.
10 - Pittsburgh Courier, begins publishing.
10 - China ends slavery.
25 - Chalmers Auto Co offers a new car to each leagues' batting champ.
26 - William H Lewis appointed asst attorney general of US.
26 - US forbid immigration to criminals, anarchists, paupers & the sick.
28 - 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre).
02 - Boyd Alexander, English explorer (Niger to the Nile), murdered at 37.
03 - Highest mountain in North America, Alaska's Mt McKinley climbed.
14 - Sports President Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on opening day.
19 - Sports 14th Boston Marathon won by Fred Cameron of Canada in 2:28:52.4.
19 - Halley's Comet seen by naked eye 1st time this trip (Curacao).
20 - Halley's Comet passes 29th recorded perihelion at 87.9 million km.
21 - Literature Mark Twain, Samuel Clemens, auther (Huckleberry Finn), dies at 74.
23 - International Exhibition opens in Brussels.
27 - Belgian parliament rejects socialist motion for general voting rights.
28 - 1st night air flight (Claude Grahame-White, England).
29 - Ex-president Theodore Roosevelt visits Amsterdam.
04 - Canadian parliament accept creation of Royal Canadian Navy.
04 - Canadian Currency Act, 1910, receives Royal Assent.
10 - William Huggins, discoverer of stellar nature of Andromeda, dies.
10 - Halley's Comet closest approach to Earth in 1910 pass.
10 - Hendon, EnglandAviation 1st aircraft air display held .
16 - US Bureau of Mines forms.
18 - Passage of Earth through tail of Halley's Comet causes near-panic.
20 - Funeral for Britain's King Edward VII.
27 - Reform of Prussian three-class voting system fails
29 - Pope's encyclical on Editae Saepe, against church reformers.
31 - Aviation Glenn Curtiss flies from Albany to NYC.
02 - Aviation 1st roundtrip flight over English Channel (C S Rolls, England).
13 - Aviation Pilot Charles Hamilton makes 1st 1-day round-trip from NY to Phila.
20 - "Krazy Kat" comic strip by George Herriman debuts in NY Journal.
30 - Russia absorbs Finland.
01 - Union of South Africa becomes a dominion.
04 - Sports Jack Johnson KOs James J Jeffries in 15 for heavyweight boxing title.
09 - Aviation Walter Brookins becomes 1st to pilot an airplane to 1 mile altitude.
10 - Science Johann G Galle, German discoverer of Neptune by telescope, dies.
29 - Aviation JWEL Hilgers is 1st Dutchman to fly above Dutch territory.
06 - NYC Mayor Wm J Gaynor seriously wounded during assassination attempt.
09 - Alva Fisher patents electric washing machine.
13 - Florence Nightingale, English nurse, dies at 90.
14 - 6th International Congress of Esperantists held in Washington, DC.
20 - US supported opposition brings down Madriz in Nicaragua.
22 - Japan annexes Korea after 5 years as a protectorate.
27 - Aviation Clement of Maasdijk, 1st Dutch aircraft death.
10 - Great Idaho Fire destroys 3 million acres of timber.
11 - 1st commercially successful electric bus line opens (Hollywood).
12 - World's 1st female cop, Alice Stebbins Wells, appointed (LAPD).
15 - Boers & Afrikaners win 1st general elections in Union of South-Africa.
18 - 25,000 demonstrate in Amsterdam for general male/female suffrage.
22 - Aviation England's 1st aircraft flight.
27 - FranceAviation 1st test flight of a twin-engined airplane.
01 - Explosion at LA Times, kills 21.
02 - Aviation 1st 2 aircraft collision (Milan Italy).
04 - Portugal becomes a republic, King Manuel II flees to England.
05 - Portugal overthrows monarchy, proclaims republic.
15 - Sports, Crime Stanley "Midnight Assassin" Ketchel, HW boxing champ, shot & killed.
20 - Sports 1st appearance of cork centered baseball in World Series.
23 - Aviation Blanche Scott became 1st woman solo a public airplane flight.
23 - Ritz Hotel in Madrid opens: 200 chambers/100 bathtubs.
01 - The first issue of Crisis, a publication sponsored by the NAACP and edited by W.E.B. DuBois.
08 - 1st Washington State election in which women could vote.
12 - 1st Movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon.
14 - Aviation 1st airplane flight from deck of a ship, Norfolk, Va.
20 - Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero.
23 - Hawley H Crippen, doctor/murderer, executed.
27 - NY's Penn Station opens as world's largest railway terminal.
09 - French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir.
19 - The City Council of Baltimore approved the first city ordinance designating the boundaries of black and white neighborhoods.
19 - Rayon 1st commercially produced, Marcus Hook, Penn.
21 - Explosion in coal mine in Hulton England, 344 mine workers die.
22 - US postal savings stamps 1st issued.
31 - US tobacco industry produced 9 billion cigarettes in 1910.
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