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15 Jan 1910
  • Chuichi Nagumo was promoted to the rank of ensign. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
16 Jan 1910

Germany
  • Walther Schellenberg was born. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
19 Feb 1910

Japan
21 Feb 1910

United Kingdom
  • WW2 RAF fighter ace Douglas Bader was born at St. John's Wood, London, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | AC]
7 Mar 1910

Dutch East Indies
  • The Dutch colonial administration renamed Numbay on New Guinea island Hollandia. ww2dbase [CPC]
22 Mar 1910
  • George Brett was commissioned a second lieutenant of the Philippine Scouts of the US Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
9 Apr 1910

Japan
  • Rear Admiral Sadakichi Kato was made the commanding officer of Maizuru Naval Arsenal in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
5 May 1910
  • Chuichi Nagumo was assigned to armored cruiser Asama. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Lan Gaochuan, along with 28 investors, founded the Taiwan Industrial and Commercial Bank. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
6 May 1910
  • King Edward VII of the United Kingdom suffered several heart attacks earlier in the day, lost consciousness in the evening, and passed away at 2345 hours. ww2dbase [AC]
9 May 1910
  • Andrew McNaughton was promoted to the rank of lieutenant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
20 May 1910

Photo(s) dated 20 May 1910
Nine European monarchs gathering at Windsor Castle for the funeral of King Edward VII, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, 20 May 1910
23 May 1910

Germany
  • Kichisaburo Nomura was made a naval attaché to Germany. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu arrived in Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
26 May 1910
  • George Patton and Beatrice Banning Ayer became married; they would later have three children. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
13 Jun 1910
  • Georg von Bismarck joined the German Army and was given the rank of Fahnenjunker. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
15 Jun 1910

Korea
  • Lieutenant General Shozo Sakakibara was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea. ww2dbase [CPC]
19 Jul 1910
  • Erwin Rommel was given the rank of Fahnenjunker (officer candidate) with the 124th Infantry Regiment of the Wüttemberg Army. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
25 Jul 1910

Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was assigned to the Naval General Staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
3 Aug 1910

United States
  • Richmond Turner married Harriet Sterling in Stockton, California, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
6 Aug 1910

United Kingdom
  • Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Lion was launched at Devonport Dockyard, Plymouth, England, United Kingdom. Lion would later see action at Heligoland Bight, Dogger Bank and Jutland. ww2dbase [AC]
18 Aug 1910
  • Wilhelm Keitel was promoted to the rank of Oberleutnant. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
3 Sep 1910

United States
  • Dwight Eisenhower wrote to Senator Joseph Bristow inquiring the status of his request for entry into the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, United States or the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
23 Sep 1910
  • Franklin Roosevelt's son Elliott was born. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
26 Sep 1910

Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was made the commanding officer of armored cruiser Takachiho. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
28 Sep 1910

Spain
  • Ángel Sanz-Briz was born in Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
3 Oct 1910
  • WW2 RAF fighter ace Adolf Malan was born at Wellington, South Africa. ww2dbase [AC]
4 Oct 1910

Photo(s) dated 4 Oct 1910
Troops of the Australian 1st Division Pioneers digging out a 4.5in howitzer near Hannebeek, Belgium, 4 Oct 1910
5 Oct 1910
  • The exiled Mexican opposition leader, Francisco I. Madero, issued a letter calling for an uprising to depose the unpopular Mexican President Porfirio Díaz. ww2dbase [AC]
7 Oct 1910

United Kingdom
  • The keel of protected cruiser Zhaohe was laid down by Armstrong-Whitworth at Elswick, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
8 Oct 1910

Taiwan
  • Rear Admiral Yushichi Kanno was named the Chief of Staff of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
25 Oct 1910

United States
  • Dwight Eisenhower wrote to Senator Joseph Bristow thanking him for the appointment to the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
3 Nov 1910

United States
  • Verne Skjonsby was born in North Dakota, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
8 Nov 1910

United States
  • Franklin Roosevelt was elected to New York State Senate in the United States, representing Dutchess, Columbia, and Putnam counties. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
12 Nov 1910
  • Future RAF Air Vice Marshal John Barker (who as an Acting Group Captain would accept the Japanese surrender of Kowloon, Hong Kong in 1945) was born in Hull, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [AC]
14 Nov 1910

United States
  • The civilian pilot Eugene Ely, in a Curtiss aircraft powered by a 50-hp pusher engine, made the first take off from a ship, the cruiser USS Birmingham, which was at anchor in Hampton Roads, Virginia, United States; she was provided with a wooden ramp at the bow. Ely took off safely and landed at nearby Willoughby Spit; in time this promotional stunt would lead to the emergence of the US Naval Aviation service. ww2dbase [AC]
22 Nov 1910

United States
  • Amy Thorpe was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
30 Nov 1910

Korea
  • General Katsusaburo Shiba was named the chief of staff of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea. ww2dbase [CPC]
1 Dec 1910

Canada
  • Louis Slotin was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
China
  • Vice Admiral Hikohachi Yamada succeeded Vice Admiral Baron Sadayasu Tomioka as the commanding officer of the Ryojun Naval District (previously known as Port Arthur; now Lushunkou, Liaoning Province, China), Kwantung Leased Territory in northeastern China. Vice Admiral Tadamichi Kamaya was named Yamada's chief of staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Prince Hiroyasu was promoted to the rank of captain and was made the commanding officer of armored cruiser Asahi. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Taiwan
  • Vice Admiral Hikojiro Ijichi was named the commanding officer of the Mako naval port at Pescadores islands, Taiwan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
9 Dec 1910
12 Dec 1910

United Kingdom
  • The keel of Yingrui was laid down by Vickers Limited at Barrow-in-Furness, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
14 Dec 1910

United Kingdom
  • Hugh Stewart was born in Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
24 Dec 1910

Russia
  • Bauyrzhan Momyshuly was born in the village of Orak Balga, Syr-Darya, Turkestan, Russian Empire. His birth date was also recorded as 11 Dec in the Old Style. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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