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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  On April - 10 birth of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464)  

1512  On April - 10 birth of james V, king of Scotland (1513-42)  

1569  On April - 10 birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  On April - 10 birth of hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law  

1633  On April - 10 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history 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 this day in history 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  On this day in history gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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