1910

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Opening day at Rickwood Field

1910 was the 39th year after the founding of the city of Birmingham.

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Motorists on a Good Roads Tour pose at Lone Pine Gap in 1910
1910 "Shorpy Higginbotham" photograph by Lewis Hine

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In 1910, Halley's Comet visited the inner solar system. George V became King of the United Kingdom. The Union of South Africa was created. African-American boxer Jack Johnson defeated caucasian boxer James J. Jeffries in a heavyweight boxing match, sparking race riots across the United States.

Notable births in 1910 included those of William Shockley, Joan Bennett, David Niven, Claire Trevor, Artie Shaw, Robert Cummings, Jacques Cousteau, Gloria Stuart, William Hanna, Jane Wyatt, Mother Teresa, and Bonnie Parker. Notable deaths included those of Mark Twain, King Edward VII of the United Kingdom, Robert Koch, O. Henry, Florence Nightingale, Jean Henri Dunant, and Leo Tolstoy.

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