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Los Angeles holds the first U.S. aviation meet, the 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Field.
William D. Boyce establishes the Boy Scouts of America organization. Read More
The first native-born prime minister of Egypt, Boutros Ghali, is assassinated.
Slavery that has existed since the Shang dynasty in China is now illegal. Read More
Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, what is considered the first horror movie, comes out in it's first filmed version starring Charles Ogle as the monster.
Halley's Comet becomes visible from Earth and won't be seen again for 76 years, until 1986.
Upon the death of his father, Edward VII, George V becomes King of the United Kingdom. Read More
The earth brushes the tail of Halley's comet. Read More
The South Africa Union is created. Read More
On its expedition toward the Antarctic, the British Ship "Terra Nova" leaves London. Read More
The first commercial passenger flight, the DELAG Zeppelin dirigible, made a nine hour flight from Friedrichshafen to Düsseldorf in Germany.
American boxer James J. Jeffries is defeated by African-American boxer Jack Johnson in a heavyweight boxing match which starts an uprising of race riots in the United States.
The identification, arrest, and execution of a murderer, Dr. Hawley Crippen, is made possible because of a wireless telegraph sent from the SS Montrose.
The city of Shkodër is captured by Ottoman forces in order to put down the Albanian Revolt of 1910.
British and French exhibitions are destroyed in a fire at the World Exhibition in Brussels.
The signing of the Japan-Korea Annexation Treaty occurs, but only lasts until 1965.
Under Nicholas I, Montenegro is proclaimed an independent kingdom. Read More
Upon ordination, all priests are to take a compulsory oath against modernism that is introduced by the Vatican.
A revolution in Portugal leads to the proclamation of the First Portuguese Republic after King Manuel II of Portugal flees to England.
After the death of his father, King Chulalongkorn, Vajiravudh is crowned King of Siam. Read More
Philip Parmalee pilots the first commercial freight flight, delivering between Dayton, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio.
More than 40,000 are killed in northeastern China when a form of pneumonic plague spreads.