This article is about the particular significance of the year
1910 to Wales and its people.
Incumbents [ edit ]
15 January – 10 February - The United Kingdom general election produces a hung parliament. This is the first election in which all Welsh constituencies have been contested. Of a total of 34 MPs elected in Wales, five are Labour and two Conservative. The 27 Liberal MPs include David Alfred Thomas for Cardiff (replacing Ivor Guest, Baron Ashby St Ledgers, who had been raised to the peerage). Conservatives include William Ormsby-Gore, later Baron Harlech. Unsuccessful candidates include Vernon Hartshorn and Sir George Fossett Roberts. J.H. "Jimmy" Thomas becomes MP for Derby.
6 May - George, Prince of Wales becomes King of the United Kingdom as George V.
2 June - Charles Rolls makes the first non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by air, flying from England to France and back again in just over nine hours.
13 June - Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his officers enjoy a farewell dinner at the Royal Hotel in St Mary's Street, Cardiff, before beginning their attempt to be the first men to reach the South Pole.
15 June - Captain Robert Falcon Scott sets off on his fatal voyage to Antarctica on the ship , sailing from Cardiff. Terra Nova
23 June - Edward, eldest son of George V and Queen Mary, is created Prince of Wales, aged 16.
12 July - At the Bournemouth International Aviation Meeting, Charles Rolls becomes the first Briton to be killed in an air crash.
11 September - English-born actor-aviator Robert Loraine makes an aeroplane flight from Wales across the Irish Sea, landing some 200 feet (60 metres) short of the Irish coast in Dublin Bay.  
12 October - Three crew members from the St David's life-boat drown in Ramsey Sound near Ramsey Island.
1 November - Coal miners are balloted for strike action by the South Wales Miners' Federation, resulting in 12,000 men working for the Cambrian Combine beginning a 10-month strike. 
4 November - Ernest Thompson Willows makes the first flight from England to France in his dirigible, City of Cardiff, having earlier in the year made the first flight across the Bristol Channel by airship, from Cardiff to Minehead.
8 November - Tonypandy Riots: Striking coal miners battle with police and damage shops in Tonypandy.
9 November - Soldiers and police battle with striking coal miners at Porth in the Rhondda, with over 500 injuries. 
3– 19 December - The second United Kingdom general election of 1910 results in a Liberal government. Wales elects 26 Liberal, five Labour, and three Conservative MPs.
18 December - A storm causes substantial damage to the promenade at Aberystwyth.
Arts and literature [ edit ]
New books [ edit ]
Thomas Carrington - Hen weddi deuluaidd fy nhad Robert Donnely and Will Geddes - "Dream of a Miner's Child" ("Don't go down in the mine, Dad")
J. Lloyd Williams - Aelwyd Angharad
26 January - Frank Williams, Wales international rugby player (d. 1959)
9 March - Sir Rhys Llewellyn, 2nd Baronet, mining executive (d. 1978)
11 March - Don Tarr, Wales international rugby player
13 April - Michael Brain, cricketer (d. 1971)
13 May - Gomer Hughes, dual-code rugby player (d. 1974)
21 May - Hywel Lewis, theologian and philosopher (d. 1992)
9 June - Ifor Davies, politician (d. 1982)
18 June - John Menlove Edwards, climber (d. 1958)
16 July - Käte Bosse-Griffiths, writer (d. 1998)
25 July - Idwal Rees, Wales rugby union captain (d. 1991)
2 September - Norman Fender, Wales dual-code rugby international (d. 1983)
9 September - Pat Glover, footballer (d. 1971)
22 September - Emrys Roberts, politician (d. 1990)
11 October - Idris Hopkins, footballer (d. 1994)
14 November - Errie Ball, Welsh-American golfer (d. 2014)
24 November - Walter Robbins, international footballer (d. 1979)
14 December - Sir Cennydd Traherne, landowner (d. 1995)
31 December - Tommy Weale, footballer (d. 1971)
27 January - John Cory (born 1828)
7 March - Bob Thomas, Wales international rugby player
8 March - David Gwynn, Wales international rugby player, 48
25 April - Ann Harriet Hughes (Gwyneth Vaughan), novelist
6 May - Edward VII, Prince of Wales 1841–1901, 68
10 May - Anna Laetitia Waring, poet and hymn-writer, 87
12 July - Charles Stewart Rolls, aviator and co-founder of Rolls-Royce, 32
24 November - Thomas Lloyd Williams, Welsh-American writer, 79
15 December - John Hugh Jones, Roman Catholic priest, translator and tutor, 67
References [ edit ]