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Historical Events In April - 10

Monday, 21 September 2020

1916  On this day in history 1st professional golf tournament held  

1917  Munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers on April - 10.  

1917  Pvt. John George Pattison (Cdn. 50th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France on April - 10.  

1917  Robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965) on this day in history.  

1919  Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos on this day in history.  

1919  On this day in history emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39  

1920  On this day in history moritz B Cantor, German mathematician, dies at 90  

1921  On April - 10 chuck Connors, Bkln NY, actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa)  

1923  On this day in history hitler demands "hatred & more hatred" in Berlin  

1923  Floyd M Simmons, actor/decathlete (Olympic-bronze-1948, 52) on this day in history.  

1924  On April - 10 tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play  

1924  On April - 10 kenneth Noland, American painter  

1925  On April - 10 f Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby"  

1925  Czarina re-christened Stalingrad (now Volgograd) on this day in history.  

1926  On this day in history "Alvin" Junior Samples, Cummings Ga, country singer (Hee Haw)  

1927  Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate on April - 10.  

1927  On April - 10 ivo Bligh, cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies  

1929  On this day in history the birth of Max Von Sydow, Swedish born actor  

1929  On April - 10 dusan Radic, composer  

1929  Edmond Thieffry, Belgium, WW I pilot, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

1930  Synthetic rubber first produced on this day in history.  

1930  George Headley scores 223 v England at Kingston on this day in history.  

1930  Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland) on April - 10.  

1931  On this day in history marcel van Maele, Belgian poet  

1932  On this day in history paul von Hindenburg elected first German president (Hitler is 2nd)  

1932  The birth of Omar Sharif, Egyptian born actor on April - 10.  

1932  On this day in history paul von Hindenburg elected 1st German president (Hitler is 2nd)  

1932  Adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts) on this day in history.  

1932  On April - 10 andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (& sabots), dies at 56  

1933  On April - 10 philip Corner, composer  

1934  On April - 10 stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 3 games to 1  

1935  On this day in history vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London  

1936  On this day in history 200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena  

1937  Algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77 on April - 10.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On April - 10 birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) was born on April - 10.  

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 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  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 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 April - 10.  

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

0948  Death of King Hugh of Italy on this day in history.  

1008  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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