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1910 in the United States

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Events from the year 1910 in the United States.


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  • October 1 – Los Angeles Times bombing: A bomb explodes at the Los Angeles Times building, leaving 21 dead and several injured, James B. McNamara and John Joseph McNamara are later arrested and sentenced.
  • October 10 – Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity was founded by ten Jewish men at Columbia University as a response to the existence of similar organizations which would not admit Jewish members.
  • October 11 – Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first former president to ride in an airplane.
  • November – John Lomax's pioneering collection Cowboy Songs and Other Frontier Ballads is published by Sturgis and Walton with an introduction by Theodore Roosevelt.
  • November 4 – Antonio Rodríguez is burned at the stake near Rocksprings, Texas after being arrested a few days earlier for the murder of Mrs. Lem Henderson at her ranch. His murder incites race riots in both Texas and Mexico.[1]
  • November 7 – The first air flight for the purpose of delivering commercial freight is made between Dayton and Columbus, both in Ohio, by the Wright Brothers and department store owner Max Moorehouse. Philip Parmalee was the pilot.
  • November 17 – Ralph Johnstone, a pilot for the Wright Exhibition Team, dies at Denver, Colorado after his machine breaks apart in mid-air in full view of about 5,000 spectators. Johnstone becomes the first American pilot to die in the crash of an airplane in the United States.
  • November 22 – U.S. Senator Aldrich and A.P. Andrews (Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Department), along with many of the country's leading financiers, who together represent about 1/6 of the world's wealth, are witnessed leaving Hoboken, New Jersey on a train together. They later arrive at the Jekyll Island Club to discuss monetary policy and the banking system, an event which some say is the impetus for the creation of the Federal Reserve.
  • December 12 – New York City socialite Dorothy Arnold disappears. Her family does not notify the police until 6 weeks later, after their own investigations fail to produce any results.
  • December 19 – Edward Douglass White is sworn in as the 9th Chief Justice of the United States.
  • December 31 – Two of America's premier pioneer aviators are killed on this day: John Moisant in New Orleans and Wright pilot Arch Hoxsey in Los Angeles.











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  1. ^ Koenig, Rebeca Anne Todd (2010-06-15). "Rodríguez, Antonio". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 2016-12-24.
  2. ^ Directory of the Charitable and Beneficent Organizations of Boston (6th ed.), Boston: Old Corner Bookstore, Inc., 1914

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