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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

1938  On this day in history austria becomes a state of Germany  

1938  On April - 10 2nd govt of Blum replaced by Daladier govt in France  

1938  Nana Annor Adjaye, Pan-Africanist, dies in W Nzima Ghana on April - 10.  

1939  Colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews on April - 10.  

1939  On April - 10 alfredo Panzini, Ital author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75  

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

1941  Start of siege of Tobruk, Libya, which lasts until 7 December 1941 on April - 10.  

1941  The birth of Paul Theroux, American writer on April - 10.  

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 April - 10.  

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  Cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland on this day in history.  

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

1944  On April - 10 "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously  

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

1945  On this day in history 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  On this day in history allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)  

1945  Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63 on this day in history.  

1946  On this day in history 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 this day in history.  

1948  Jewish Hagana repells an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on this day in history.  

1948  Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on this day in history.  

1949  On this day in history sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament  

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

1950  On April - 10 e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1760 Sandra  

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

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

1954  KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on April - 10.  

1954  Auguste Lumière, French photograph/movie pioneer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1955  Oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer, dies at 68 on April - 10.  

1956  On this day in history bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66  

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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 April - 10.  

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 this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history birth of hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law  

1633  On April - 10 birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

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

1656  On this day in history birth of rené 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  

Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  On April - 10 louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies  

0947  Hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies on April - 10.  

0948  Death of King Hugh of Italy on April - 10.  

1008  On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.  

1533  Frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61 on April - 10.  

1545  On April - 10 death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

1585  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on April - 10.  

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