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Historical Events In April - 10

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1917  Munition factory explosion at Eddystone PA, kills 133 workers on this day in history.  

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

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  Emiliano Zapata, Mexican leader, murdered at 39 on April - 10.  

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

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  On this day in history floyd M Simmons, actor/decathlete (Olympic-bronze-1948, 52)  

1924  On this day in history tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play  

1924  On this day in history kenneth Noland, American painter  

1925  F Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby" on April - 10.  

1925  On April - 10 czarina re-christened Stalingrad (now Volgograd)  

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

1927  On April - 10 marshall Warren Nirenberg, American scientist, Nobel laureate  

1927  On this day in history ivo Bligh, cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies  

1929  On April - 10 the birth of Max Von Sydow, Swedish born actor  

1929  On April - 10 dusan Radic, composer  

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

1930  On April - 10 synthetic rubber first produced  

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

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

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

1933  On this day in history philip Corner, composer  

1934  On this day in history stanley Cup: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 3 games to 1  

1935  Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London on April - 10.  

1936  200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena on April - 10.  

1937  On this day in history algernon Ashton, composer, dies at 77  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on this day in history.  

1512  On April - 10 birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on April - 10.  

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

1633  On April - 10 birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

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

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  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  On April - 10 death of king Hugh of Italy  

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 April - 10 frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

1545  Death of Costanzo Festa, Italian composer on April - 10.  

1585  On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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