Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 03 July 2020
1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on April - 10.
1958 On April - 10 chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda on April - 10.
1960 On April - 10 arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1960 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
1960 On April - 10 senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
1960 On this day in history arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1961 Gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters on April - 10.
1961 Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1962 In Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont on this day in history.
1962 On April - 10 stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21
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 April - 10.
1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf) on April - 10.
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 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam on this day in history.
1966 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on April - 10.
1970 Charles Paton, dies at 96 on April - 10.
1971 US table tennis team arrives in China PR on this day in history.
1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars on this day in history.
1972 On April - 10 an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries
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 this day in history.
1973 BEA flight to Basel Switz, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143 on April - 10.
1974 On this day in history yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir
1974 Patricia Collinge, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1975 Marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85 on April - 10.
1979 Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian on this day in history.
1979 Henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91 on April - 10.
1980 Kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65 on April - 10.
1981 "Caveman" with Ringo premiers on April - 10.
1981 On this day in history computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment on this day in history.