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.