What Happened In March 1910 In History
Historical Events for March, 1910
- 1st » The worst Wellington, Washington avalanche named avalanche in United States history buries a Great Northern Railway (U.S.) known as Great Northern Railway train in northeastern King County, Washington, killing 96 people.
- 3rd » Rockefeller Foundation: J.D. Rockefeller Jr. announces his retirement from managing his businesses so that he can devote all his time to philanthropy.
- 9th » The Westmoreland County coal strike of 1910–1911 or Westmoreland County coal strike, involving 15,000 coal mining or coal miners represented by the United Mine Workers, begins.
- 12th » Greek cruiser Georgios Averof is launched at Livorno.
- 14th » Lakeview Gusher, the largest U.S. oil gusher or oil well gusher near Bakersfield, California, vents to atmosphere.
- 27th » A fire during a barn-dance in Ököritófülpös, Hungary, kills 312.
- 28th » Henri Fabre becomes the first person to fly a seaplane, the Fabre Hydravion, after taking off from a water runway near Martigues, France.
- 30th » The Mississippi Legislature founds The University of Southern Mississippi.
- 31st » Six North Staffordshire Pottery towns federate to form modern Stoke-on-Trent.
Famous Birthdays on March in 1910
- 1st » Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry or Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2002)
- 1st » David Niven, English actor (d. 1983)
- 3rd » Kittens Reichert, American actor (d. 1990)
- 4th » Miriam Kressyn, Polish-American actor (d. 1996)
- 4th » Tancredo Neves, Brazilian politician, Prime Minister of Brazil (d. 1985)
- 5th » Momofuku Ando, Taiwanese-Japanese businessman, founded Nissin Foods (d. 2007)
- 6th » Ejler Bille, Danish sculptor and painter (d. 2004)
- 8th » Bernard Benjamin, English statistician and demographer (d. 2002)
- 8th » Claire Trevor, American actress (d. 2000)
- 9th » Samuel Barber, American pianist and composer (d. 1981)
- 11th » Robert Havemann, German chemist (d. 1982)
- 11th » Jacinta and Francisco Marto named Jacinta Marto, Portuguese saint (d. 1920)
- 12th » Masayoshi Ōhira, Japanese politician, 68th Prime Minister of Japan (d. 1980)
- 13th » Karl Gustav Ahlefeldt, Danish actor (d. 1985)
- 13th » Sammy Kaye, American saxophonist, bandleader, and songwriter (d. 1987)
- 15th » Nick Stewart, American actor (d. 2000)
- 17th » Sonny Werblin, American businessman (d. 1991)
- 19th » Joseph Carroll (DIA) named Joseph Carroll, American general (d. 1991)
- 21st » Julio Gallo, American businessman, co-founded E & J Gallo Winery (d. 1993)
- 21st » Muhammad Siddiq Khan, Bangladeshi librarian and educator (d. 1978)
- 22nd » Nicholas Monsarrat, English sailor and author (d. 1979)
- 23rd » Akira Kurosawa, Japanese director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 1998)
- 24th » Richard Conte, American actor (d. 1975)
- 25th » Magda Olivero, Italian soprano (d. 2014)
- 25th » Benzion Netanyahu, Polish-Israeli historian and educator (d. 2012)
- 26th » K. W. Devanayagam, Sri Lankan lawyer and politician, 10th Minister of Justice (Sri Lanka) named Sri Lankan Minister of Justice (d. 2002)
- 27th » Hugh Nibley, American author (d. 2005)
- 27th » Ai Qing, Chinese poet (d. 1996)
- 28th » Frederick Baldwin Adams, Jr., American librarian (d. 2001)
- 28th » Jimmie Dodd, American actor (d. 1964)
- 28th » Ingrid of Sweden (d. 2000)
- 30th » Józef Marcinkiewicz, Polish mathematician (d. 1940)
Famous Deaths for March 1910
- 4th » Knut Ångström, Swedish physicist (b. 1857)
- 10th » Karl Lueger, Austrian politician List of mayors of Vienna e.g Mayor of Vienna (b. 1844)
- 10th » Carl Reinecke, German pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1824)
- 23rd » Nadar (photographer) or Nadar, French photographer, journalist, and author (b. 1820)
- 26th » Auguste Charlois, French astronomer (b. 1864)
- 26th » An Jung-geun, North Korean activist (b. 1879)
- 27th » Alexander Emanuel Agassiz, Swiss-American ichthyologist, zoologist, and engineer (b. 1835)
- 28th » David Josiah Brewer, American jurist (b. 1837)
- 28th » Édouard Colonne, French violinist and conductor (b. 1838)
Year 1910 events in history for the month of March
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