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Historical Events In April - 10

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

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

1917  On April - 10 munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers  

1917  On this day in history pvt. John George Pattison (Cdn. 50th Cdn. Infantry Batt.) wins the Victoria Cross at Vimy Ridge France  

1917  On this day in history robert Burns Woodward, organic chemist (Nobel 1965)  

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

1919  On April - 10 emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39  

1920  Moritz B Cantor, German mathematician, dies at 90 on April - 10.  

1921  Chuck Connors, Bkln NY, actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa) on April - 10.  

1923  Hitler demands "hatred & more hatred" in Berlin on this day in history.  

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

1924  Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play on April - 10.  

1924  On this day in history kenneth Noland, American painter  

1925  On this day in history f Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby"  

1925  On this day in history czarina re-christened Stalingrad (now Volgograd)  

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

1927  Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate on this day in history.  

1927  On this day in history 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 this day in history dusan Radic, composer  

1929  On April - 10 edmond Thieffry, Belgium, WW I pilot, dies at 36  

1930  On this day in history synthetic rubber first produced  

1930  On this day in history george Headley scores 223 v England at Kingston  

1930  Lord Morton, of Shauna, senator (College of Justice, Scotland) on this day in history.  

1931  Marcel van Maele, Belgian poet on April - 10.  

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

1932  On April - 10 the birth of Omar Sharif, Egyptian born actor  

1932  Paul von Hindenburg elected 1st German president (Hitler is 2nd) on April - 10.  

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  Philip Corner, composer on this day in history.  

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

1935  Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London on this day in history.  

1936  200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena on this day in history.  

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 this day in history 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  On this day in history birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

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

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on April - 10.  

1651  On this day in history 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.  

Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On this day in history louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

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  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on April - 10.  

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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