Historical Events In April - 10
Sunday, 10 December 2023
1938 Austria becomes a state of Germany on April - 10.
1938 On this day in history 2nd govt of Blum replaced by Daladier govt in France
1938 On April - 10 nana Annor Adjaye, Pan-Africanist, dies in W Nzima Ghana
1939 Colijn's Dutch govt opens camp Westerbork for German Jews on April - 10.
1939 Alfredo Panzini, Ital author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75 on this day in history.
1940 Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government" on this day in history.
1941 On this day in history start of siege of Tobruk, Libya, which lasts until 7 December 1941
1941 The birth of Paul Theroux, American writer on April - 10.
1941 USS Niblack, while rescuing survivors of torpedoed ship, depth charged German submarine; first action of WW II between U.S. and German navies on this day in history.
1941 On April - 10 german troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica
1942 Japanese capture Bataan and 36,000 troops on April - 10.
1942 On April - 10 cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland
1943 12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape nazis on April - 10.
1944 "Patrolling the Ether" is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously on this day in history.
1945 On April - 10 allies liberate first Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech)
1945 On April - 10 on his last visit to Theresienstadt, Adolf Eichmann is heard to say, "I shall gladly jump into the pit, knowing that in the same pit there are 5 million enemies of the state."
1945 Allies liberate 1st Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald (Czech) on April - 10.
1945 Hendrik N Werkman, resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63 on April - 10.
1946 1st election for Japanese Diet on this day in history.
1947 On April - 10 montreal Royals of the International League sell their star player Jackie Robinson to the Brooklyn Dodgers; appears in uniform for the Dodgers the next day,
1947 On April - 10 jackie Robinson becomes 1st black in major league baseball (Dodgers)
1948 On April - 10 jewish Hagana repells an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek
1948 Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek on April - 10.
1949 Sam Snead wins Masters golf tournament on this day in history.
1949 13th Golf Masters Championship: Sam Snead wins, shooting a 282 on April - 10.
1950 On this day in history e L Johnson discovers asteroid #1760 Sandra
1953 "House of Wax," first 3-D movie, released (NYC) on April - 10.
1953 On April - 10 "House of Wax," 1st 3-D movie, released (NYC)
1954 KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting on April - 10.
1954 On this day in history auguste LumiÃ¨re, French photograph/movie pioneer, dies at 81
1955 Ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely on this day in history.
1955 19th Golf Masters Championship: Cary Middlecoff wins, shooting a 279 on this day in history.
1955 On April - 10 oskar Frederik Lindberg, composer, dies at 68
1956 On April - 10 bozidar Sirola, composer, dies at 66