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Historical Events In April - 10

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

1916  1st professional golf tournament held on this day in history.  

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  On April - 10 mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.  

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

1920  Moritz B Cantor, German mathematician, dies at 90 on this day in history.  

1921  On this day in history chuck Connors, Bkln NY, actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa)  

1923  Hitler demands "hatred & more hatred" in Berlin on April - 10.  

1923  Floyd M Simmons, actor/decathlete (Olympic-bronze-1948, 52) on April - 10.  

1924  Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play on this day in history.  

1924  Kenneth Noland, American painter on this day in history.  

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 April - 10 "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  The birth of Max Von Sydow, Swedish born actor on April - 10.  

1929  Dusan Radic, composer on April - 10.  

1929  Edmond Thieffry, Belgium, WW I pilot, dies at 36 on April - 10.  

1930  On this day in history synthetic rubber first produced  

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

1930  On April - 10 lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland)  

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

1932  Paul von Hindenburg elected first German president (Hitler is 2nd) on April - 10.  

1932  On this day in history the birth of Omar Sharif, Egyptian born actor  

1932  Paul von Hindenburg elected 1st German president (Hitler is 2nd) on this day in history.  

1932  On this day in history adrian Henri, poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)  

1932  Andre Baillon, Belgian/French author (& sabots), dies at 56 on this day in history.  

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 April - 10 vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London  

1936  On April - 10 200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena  

1937  Algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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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 this day in history.  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on this day in history.  

1583  On April - 10 birth of hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law  

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

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on April - 10.  

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

1695  On this day in history birth of balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian  

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

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

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

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

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

1545  On April - 10 death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

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

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