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Historical Events In April - 10

Monday, 28 September 2020

1882  Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel, theologist (Fear & Religion) on this day in history.  

1884  On this day in history uS Senate accepts Belgian administration of Congo  

1885  On this day in history john H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73  

1886  On this day in history val Paul  

1887  President Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il on April - 10.  

1887  Bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947) on this day in history.  

1891  On April - 10 tim McCoy, Saginaw MI  

1892  Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde) on April - 10.  

1894  On April - 10 ben Nicholson, English painter/sculptor (Circle)  

1896  On this day in history greek runner Spiridon Loues wins first modern Olympic marathon in Athens  

1896  On April - 10 spiridon Louis wins 1st Olympic marathon (2:58:50)  

1896  Edith Day, Minneapolis MN on this day in history.  

1900  On this day in history capetown South Africa Samuel Benfield Steele 1849-1919 arrives in South Africa commanding Lord Strathcona's Horse.  

1900  On April - 10 jean Duvieusart, premier (Belgium 1950)  

1903  On April - 10 clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican)  

1905  Jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister on April - 10.  

1906  On this day in history fud Livingston, composer  

1907  Pete Desjardins, US, platform/springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1928) on April - 10.  

1908  On April - 10 aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV)  

1909  On April - 10 algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, dies at 72  

1910  Abu-Bakr Khairat, composer on this day in history.  

1911  On April - 10 maurice Schumann, French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu)  

1911  Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer, dies at 35 on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history j Palisa discovers asteroid #730 Athanasia  

1912  RMS Titanic sets sail for its first &last voyage on April - 10.  

1912  Southampton England White Star liner Titanic leaves Southamption at noon for Cherbourg France on this day in history.  

1912  The liner 'Titanic' leaves Southampton on its first (and only) voyage on April - 10.  

1912  On April - 10 rMS Titanic sets sail for its 1st & last voyage  

1912  On April - 10 clarke Hinkle, NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers)  

1913  On April - 10 pres Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1  

1913  Stefan Heym, German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda) on April - 10.  

1914  E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48) on this day in history.  

1915  On this day in history harry Morgan, Detroit Mich, actor (December Bride, M*A*S*H, Dragnet)  

1916  The first professional golf tournament held on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On this day in history birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) was born on this day in history.  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on April - 10.  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on this day in history.  

1633  On this day in history birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  RenĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born on April - 10.  

1695  Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On this day in history louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

0947  On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  On this day in history death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.  

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.  

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