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Historical Events In April - 10

Monday, 01 March 2021

1938  Austria becomes a state of Germany on April - 10.  

1938  2nd govt of Blum replaced by Daladier govt in France on this day in history.  

1938  On this day in history nana Annor Adjaye, Pan-Africanist, dies in W Nzima Ghana  

1939  On this day in history colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews  

1939  Alfredo Panzini, Ital author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75 on April - 10.  

1940  Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government" on this day in history.  

1941  On April - 10 start of siege of Tobruk, Libya, which lasts until 7 December 1941  

1941  The birth of Paul Theroux, American writer on this day in history.  

1941  USS Niblack, while rescuing survivors of torpedoed ship, depth charged German submarine; first action of WW II between U.S. and German navies on this day in history.  

1941  German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica on this day in history.  

1942  On this day in history japanese capture Bataan and 36,000 troops.  

1942  On this day in history cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland  

1943  12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape nazis on April - 10.  

1944  "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously on this day in history.  

1945  Allies liberate first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech) on April - 10.  

1945  On April - 10 on his last visit to Theresienstadt, Adolf Eichmann is heard to say, "I shall gladly jump into the pit, knowing that in the same pit there are 5 million enemies of the state."  

1945  Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech) on this day in history.  

1945  On April - 10 hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63  

1946  On April - 10 1st election for Japanese Diet  

1947  On April - 10 montreal Royals of the International League sell their star player Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers; appears in uniform for the Dodgers the next day,  

1947  Jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in major league baseball (Dodgers) on April - 10.  

1948  Jewish Hagana repells an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on April - 10.  

1948  Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on April - 10.  

1949  Sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament on April - 10.  

1949  13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282 on April - 10.  

1950  E L Johnson discovers asteroid #1760 Sandra on this day in history.  

1953  "House of Wax," first 3-D movie, released (NYC) on April - 10.  

1953  "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC) on this day in history.  

1954  On April - 10 kRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting  

1954  On this day in history auguste Lumière, French photograph/movie pioneer, dies at 81  

1955  Ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely on this day in history.  

1955  19th Golf Masters Championship: Cary Middlecoff wins, shooting a 279 on April - 10.  

1955  On this day in history oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer, dies at 68  

1956  On April - 10 bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66  

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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  On this day in history birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  On April - 10 birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on April - 10.  

1633  On this day in history birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On April - 10 birth of rené 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.  

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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 this day in history.  

0947  On this day in history hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  On this day in history death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  On April - 10 machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

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

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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