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Historical Events In April - 10

Sunday, 03 July 2022

1983  Issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered on this day in history.  

1984  Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle with help from the Canadian Arm on this day in history.  

1984  On this day in history uS Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors  

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

1985  On April - 10 challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission  

1986  Joseph P Addabbo, US defence specialist/(Sen-D), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

1988  Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies on April - 10.  

1989  Intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip on April - 10.  

1989  On this day in history intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip  

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

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

1991  Kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35 on this day in history.  

1992  NHL strike ends after 10 days on April - 10.  

1992  Ken Ward, dies at 37 on April - 10.  

1993  Chris Hani, sec-gen South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50 on April - 10.  

1994  On this day in history james L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77  

1995  On April - 10 chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies  

1996  Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7 on April - 10.  

2006  On this day in history romano Prodi narrowly defeats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections.  

2010  On April - 10 the President of Poland, Lech KaczyÅ„ski, is among 96 killed when their airplane crashes in western Russia.  

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 April - 10.  

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 April - 10.  

2017  On April - 10 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 April - 10.  

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

2019  On April - 10 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 >>  

2019  On April - 10 scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of a black hole, located in the centre of the M87 galaxy.  

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 April - 10 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 this day in history.  

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

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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  James V, king of Scotland (1513-42) was born on this day in history.  

1569  On this day in history birth of emilia van Nassau, daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon  

1583  Hugo Grotius, Holland, jurist, father of international law was born on this day in history.  

1633  Werner Fabricius, composer was born on April - 10.  

1651  On this day in history birth of ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician (d. 1708)  

1656  On April - 10 birth of rené Lepage de Ste-Claire, lord-founder of the town of Rimouski, in New France (d. 1718)  

1695  Balthazar Huydecoper, Dutch translator/historian was born on April - 10.  

Famous Deaths In April - 10

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0879  Louis II, the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies on this day in history.  

0947  On April - 10 hugo van Arles, count of Arles/king of Italy, dies  

0948  On April - 10 death of king Hugh of Italy  

1008  Notger, bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies on this day in history.  

1362  On this day in history machteld, countess of Holland, dies  

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  Gregory XIII, [Ugo Buoncampagni], Italian Pope (1572-85), dies on this day in history.  

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