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.