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 â‚¬540 billion loan package to alleviate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic on this day in history.