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Historical Events In April - 10

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

1958  Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on this day in history.  

1958  Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on April - 10.  

1959  On this day in history japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda  

1960  Arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament on April - 10.  

1960  Civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate on this day in history.  

1960  Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill on April - 10.  

1960  Arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66 on April - 10.  

1961  Gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters on this day in history.  

1961  Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65 on April - 10.  

1962  On April - 10 in Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont.  

1962  Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21 on April - 10.  

1963  During diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of Cape Cod, MA on this day in history.  

1963  Parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs on this day in history.  

1964  On this day in history iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)  

1965  Trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed on April - 10.  

1965  Linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41 on April - 10.  

1966  On April - 10 river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam  

1966  On this day in history christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71  

1970  Charles Paton, dies at 96 on April - 10.  

1971  On April - 10 uS table tennis team arrives in China PR  

1972  7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars on this day in history.  

1972  An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries on April - 10.  

1972  On April - 10 in Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700.  

1972  US, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons on April - 10.  

1973  On April - 10 bEA flight to Basel Switz, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143  

1974  Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir on April - 10.  

1974  On April - 10 patricia Collinge, dies at 81  

1975  Marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85 on this day in history.  

1979  Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian on this day in history.  

1979  On April - 10 henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91  

1980  On April - 10 kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65  

1981  "Caveman" with Ringo premiers on April - 10.  

1981  Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded on April - 10.  

1981  Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment on this day in history.  

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

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

1651  Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708) was born on this day in history.  

1656  RenĂ© Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718) was born on April - 10.  

1695  On April - 10 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  On April - 10 notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  On this day in history machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

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  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.  

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