Historical Events In April - 10
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on this day in history.
1958 On April - 10 chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda on April - 10.
1960 Arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament on April - 10.
1960 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
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 On this day in history gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters
1961 On April - 10 irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65
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 On this day in history during diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of Cape Cod, MA
1963 On this day in history parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs.
1964 On April - 10 iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)
1965 On this day in history trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed.
1965 On this day in history linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41
1966 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam on April - 10.
1966 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1970 On this day in history charles Paton, dies at 96
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 April - 10.
1972 An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries on this day in history.
1972 In Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700 on April - 10.
1972 On April - 10 uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
1973 On this day in history 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 On this day in history marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
1979 On this day in history soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian
1979 On April - 10 henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91
1980 Kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1981 "Caveman" with Ringo premiers on this day in history.
1981 Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded on April - 10.
1981 On this day in history imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment