Historical Events In April - 10
Monday, 01 March 2021
1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on April - 10.
1958 Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on April - 10.
1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda on April - 10.
1960 On this day in history arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1960 Civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate on April - 10.
1960 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill on this day in history.
1960 On April - 10 arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1961 Gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters on April - 10.
1961 On this day in history irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65
1962 In Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont on this day in history.
1962 Stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21 on April - 10.
1963 On April - 10 during diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of Cape Cod, MA
1963 On April - 10 parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs.
1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf) on this day in history.
1965 Trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed on April - 10.
1965 On April - 10 linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41
1966 River Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam on April - 10.
1966 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on April - 10.
1970 Charles Paton, dies at 96 on April - 10.
1971 US table tennis team arrives in China PR on this day in history.
1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars on this day in history.
1972 An agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries on April - 10.
1972 On April - 10 in Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700.
1972 US, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons on this day in history.
1973 BEA flight to Basel Switz, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143 on April - 10.
1974 On this day in history yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir
1974 Patricia Collinge, dies at 81 on April - 10.
1975 On April - 10 marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
1979 On April - 10 soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian
1979 On April - 10 henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91
1980 On April - 10 kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65
1981 On this day in history "Caveman" with Ringo premiers
1981 Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded on this day in history.
1981 On this day in history imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment