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Historical Events In April - 10

Friday, 03 July 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  John H Scholten, theologist (Free Want), dies at 73 on this day in history.  

1886  Val Paul on this day in history.  

1887  On this day in history president Abraham Lincoln's re-buried with his wife in Springfield Il  

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

1891  Tim McCoy, Saginaw MI on April - 10.  

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

1894  On this day in history 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 April - 10.  

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

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

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 this day in history jan H van Roijen, diplomat/Netherland foreign minister  

1906  On this day in history fud Livingston, composer  

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

1908  Aidan Crawley, CEO (London Weekend TV) on this day in history.  

1909  Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, dies at 72 on this day in history.  

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

1911  Maurice Schumann, French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu) on this day in history.  

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

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

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  On April - 10 the liner 'Titanic' leaves Southampton on its first (and only) voyage  

1912  RMS Titanic sets sail for its 1st & last voyage on April - 10.  

1912  Clarke Hinkle, NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers) on April - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

1914  E A V "Foffie" Williams, cricketer (WI all-rounder 1939-48) on April - 10.  

1915  On April - 10 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  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on this day in history.  

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

1569  On April - 10 birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on April - 10.  

1633  On April - 10 birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On April - 10 birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

0947  On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  Death of King Hugh of Italy on April - 10.  

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

1362  On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

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

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

1585  On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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