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.