Historical Events In April - 10
Wednesday, 12 May 2021
1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco on April - 10.
1958 Chuck Willis, rocker, dies at 30 on April - 10.
1959 On April - 10 japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda
1960 On April - 10 arnold Palmer wins his 2nd Masters golf tournament
1960 On this day in history civil Rights Bill passed in the American Senate
1960 On April - 10 senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
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 Irene Warfield, silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65 on this day in history.
1962 On April - 10 in Vermont a 4.2 earthquake was the largest historical earthquake in Vermont.
1962 On this day in history stuart Sutcliffe, bassist (Beatles), dies of brain hemorrhage at 21
1963 During diving tests, USS Thresher lost with all hands (112 crew and 12 civilians) east of Cape Cod, MA on this day in history.
1963 Parliament passes Food and Drugs Act, getting more control over sale of drugs on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history iranian motor launch catches fire &sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)
1965 On this day in history trois-Rivières Quebec German freighter Transatlantic sinks after colliding with Dutch ship Hermes; 3 sailors killed.
1965 Linda Darnell, dies from burns received in a fire at 41 on April - 10.
1966 On this day in history river Patrol Boats of River Patrol Force commenced operations on inland waters of South Vietnam
1966 Christian J Modeste, Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1970 On April - 10 charles Paton, dies at 96
1971 On April - 10 uS table tennis team arrives in China PR
1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars on April - 10.
1972 On this day in history an agreement banning the use of biological weapons is signed by 46 countries
1972 In Southern Iran a 7.1 earthquake struck the Fars Province of southern Iran killing over 5,000 and injuring 1,700 on April - 10.
1972 On April - 10 uS, USSR &70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
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 April - 10.
1974 Patricia Collinge, dies at 81 on April - 10.
1975 On April - 10 marjorie Main, actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
1979 Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian on April - 10.
1979 On this day in history henriette P "Hetty" Beck, actress (Dodendans), dies at 91
1980 Kay Medford, actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65 on April - 10.
1981 "Caveman" with Ringo premiers on April - 10.
1981 On this day in history computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliment on this day in history.