Historical Events In April - 10
Sunday, 03 December 2023
1958 On April - 10 northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco
1958 Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on this day in history.
1959 On April - 10 japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda
1960 On this day in history arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1960 Civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate on this day in history.
1960 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill on this day in history.
1960 On this day in history arthur Benjamin, Austral composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1961 Gary Player becomes first foreign golfer to win the Masters on this day in history.
1961 Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65 on April - 10.
1962 On this day in history in Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont.
1962 On April - 10 stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21
1963 On this day in history during diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of Cape Cod, MA
1963 Parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs on this day in history.
1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf) on April - 10.
1965 Trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed on April - 10.
1965 Linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1970 Charles Paton, dies at 96 on this day in history.
1971 US table tennis team arrives in China PR on this day in history.
1972 On April - 10 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
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 April - 10.
1973 BEA flight to Basel Switz, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143 on this day in history.
1974 Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir on this day in history.
1974 On this day in history patricia Collinge, dies at 81
1975 On this day in history marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
1979 Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian on April - 10.
1979 Henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91 on this day in history.
1980 Kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65 on April - 10.
1981 On this day in history "Caveman" with Ringo premiers
1981 On April - 10 computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment on April - 10.