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Historical Events In April - 10

Sunday, 18 April 2021

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  John H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73 on April - 10.  

1886  On April - 10 val Paul  

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

1887  On this day in history bernardo A Houssay, Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)  

1891  On April - 10 tim McCoy, Saginaw MI  

1892  On this day in history egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)  

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

1896  Greek runner Spiridon Loues wins first modern Olympic marathon in Athens on April - 10.  

1896  Spiridon Louis wins 1st Olympic marathon (2:58:50) on this day in history.  

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

1900  On April - 10 capetown South Africa Samuel Benfield Steele 1849-1919 arrives in South Africa commanding Lord Strathcona's Horse.  

1900  Jean Duvieusart, premier (Belgium 1950) on this day in history.  

1903  Clare Boothe Luce, US ambassador (to Vatican) on this day in history.  

1905  On April - 10 jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister  

1906  Fud Livingston, composer on April - 10.  

1907  Pete Desjardins, US, platform/springboard diver (Olympic-gold-1928) on this day in history.  

1908  Aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV) on April - 10.  

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

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

1911  Maurice Schumann, French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu) on April - 10.  

1911  Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis, composer, dies at 35 on April - 10.  

1912  J Palisa discovers asteroid #730 Athanasia on this day in history.  

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

1912  On April - 10 southampton England White Star liner Titanic leaves Southamption at noon for Cherbourg France  

1912  The liner 'Titanic' leaves Southampton on its first (and only) voyage on this day in history.  

1912  On this day in history rMS Titanic sets sail for its 1st & last voyage  

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

1913  Pres Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1 on this day in history.  

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 April - 10.  

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

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  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on April - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

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

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on this day in history.  

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1656  On April - 10 birth of renĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

1695  Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian was born on April - 10.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.  

0947  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on this day in history.  

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

1008  On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

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

1533  On April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

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

1585  On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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