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Historical Events In April - 10

Sunday, 16 May 2021

1983  Issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered on April - 10.  

1984  On this day in history damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle with help from the Canadian Arm  

1984  On April - 10 uS Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors  

1984  Nate Nelson, R&B-singer (Flamingos-I'll Be Home), dies on 52 birthday on this day in history.  

1985  Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission on this day in history.  

1986  On April - 10 joseph P Addabbo, US defence specialist/(Sen-D), dies at 61  

1988  On April - 10 cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies  

1989  Intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip on this day in history.  

1989  On April - 10 intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip  

1989  On this day in history joan Barry, dies at 85  

1990  International Joint Commission says Canada and the US must stop dumping toxic substances into Great Lakes on this day in history.  

1991  On April - 10 kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35  

1992  On April - 10 nHL strike ends after 10 days  

1992  On April - 10 ken Ward, dies at 37  

1993  On April - 10 chris Hani, sec-gen South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50  

1994  James L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

1995  On this day in history chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies  

1996  Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7 on this day in history.  

2006  Romano Prodi narrowly defeats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections on April - 10.  

2010  The President of Poland, Lech KaczyÅ„ski, is among 96 killed when their airplane crashes in western Russia on this day in history.  

2012  United Nations deadline for Syrian troop withdrawal passes as violence continues on April - 10.  

2013  Japan and Taiwan sign an agreement on fishing rights around the Senkaku Islands on this day in history.  

2014  88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria on April - 10.  

2017  Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor on this day in history.  

2017  On this day in history alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up  

2017  "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko on this day in history.  

2018  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg begins testifying before US Congress about data use and security on April - 10.  

2019  First-ever photo of a black hole announced, taken by The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in 2017 in galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of earth, 55 million light-years away Learn More >> on this day in history.  

2019  Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of a black hole, located in the centre of the M87 galaxy on this day in history.  

2019  On this day in history fossil fragments found in the Callao Cave in the Philippines reveal the existence of the Homo luzonensis species of humans. The species is named after the island where it was discovered, Luzon.  

2020  On this day in history kivu Ebola epidemic: The Democratic Republic of the Congo reports the first case of Ebola since February 2020. The outbreak has killed more than 2,200 people since August 2018.  

2020  The ESA/JAXA space probe BepiColombo makes its final gravity assist around Earth and begins to depart for Venus, where it will make several gravity assist maneuvers before finally arriving at Mercury in 2025 on April - 10.  

2020  [COVID-19 pandemic] The death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 100,000 globally, a ten-fold increase from March 20 on April - 10.  

2020  [COVID-19 pandemic] EU finance ministers agree on a €540 billion loan package to alleviate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In April - 10

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1389  Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (d. 1464) was born on April - 10.  

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

1569  Emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon was born on April - 10.  

1583  On this day in history birth of hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law  

1633  On April - 10 birth of werner Fabricius, composer  

1651  On April - 10 birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  René 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 April - 10 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 this day in history.  

1008  On this day in history notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies  

1362  Machteld, countess of Holland, dies on April - 10.  

1533  On this day in history frederik I, King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61  

1545  On April - 10 death of costanzo Festa, Italian composer  

1585  On April - 10 gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies  

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