Historical Events In April - 10
Sunday, 24 September 2023
1848 On April - 10 godert AGP baron van Capellen, gove-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69
1849 Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC) sold rights for $100 on this day in history.
1849 On April - 10 safety pin patented in the United States
1849 Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $100 on April - 10.
1854 Jozef M T Orelio, baritone on this day in history.
1856 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University on April - 10.
1857 On April - 10 henry Ernest Dudeney, mathematician/puzzle maker
1858 On April - 10 the original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonne bell for the Tower of London is cast in Stockton-on-Tees by Warner's of Cripplegate. This however cracked during testing and was recasted into the 13.76 tonne bell by Whitechapel Bell Foundry and is still in use to date.
1862 William Harvey Lamb Wallace, US lawyer/brig-general, dies at 40 on April - 10.
1863 On April - 10 rebel Gen Earl Van Dorn attacks at Franklin, Tenn
1863 On April - 10 giovanni B Amia, Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist, dies at 77
1864 On this day in history austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes emperor of Mexico
1864 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert, German pianist/composer (Golem) on this day in history.
1865 At Appomattox, Gen Lee issues Gen Order #9, his last on April - 10.
1866 On April - 10 american Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
1866 On April - 10 campobello New Brunswick Irish American Fenians attack Campobello Island from Eastport, Maine; persuaded to leave by British warships, US agents.
1868 On April - 10 brits defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala
1868 1st performance of John Brahms' "Ein german Requiem" on this day in history.
1868 On April - 10 george Arliss, London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
1869 Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9 on this day in history.
1871 On April - 10 william Hammond Hall's maps &surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted
1871 William Hammond Hall's maps & surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted on April - 10.
1872 On April - 10 a Borrelly discovers asteroid #120 Lachesis
1872 Arbor day first celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22 on April - 10.
1872 1st National black convention meets in New Orleans on this day in history.
1874 On this day in history the first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
1875 Regina Saskatchewan the Northwest Mounted Police ordered to build a post on the site of the city of Calgary on this day in history.
1877 On this day in history federal troops withdrawn from Columbia SC
1877 On April - 10 1st human cannonball act performed in London
1877 On April - 10 alfred Kubin, writer
1878 On April - 10 calif St Cable Car RR Co starts service
1880 J Palisa discovers asteroid #216 Kleopatra on April - 10.
1882 On April - 10 matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco &Hawaii)
1882 On this day in history matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii)