Historical Events In April - 10
Monday, 08 March 2021
1958 On this day in history northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco
1958 On this day in history chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30
1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda on this day in history.
1960 On April - 10 arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1960 On April - 10 civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
1960 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1962 On this day in history 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 April - 10.
1963 Parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs on this day in history.
1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf) on this day in history.
1965 Trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed on April - 10.
1965 On this day in history linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41
1966 On April - 10 river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
1966 On April - 10 christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
1970 On April - 10 charles Paton, dies at 96
1971 US table tennis team arrives in China PR on this day in history.
1972 On April - 10 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
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 this day in history.
1973 BEA flight to Basel Switz, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143 on this day in history.
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 April - 10.
1979 On this day in history 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 On April - 10 computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment on April - 10.