Historical Events In April - 10
Friday, 29 September 2023
1983 On this day in history issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered
1984 Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle with help from the Canadian Arm on April - 10.
1984 US Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors on April - 10.
1984 Nate Nelson, R&B-singer (Flamingos-I'll Be Home), dies on 52 birthday on April - 10.
1985 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission on April - 10.
1986 On April - 10 joseph P Addabbo, US defence specialist/(Sen-D), dies at 61
1988 Cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies on April - 10.
1989 On April - 10 intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip
1989 On this day in history intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip
1989 Joan Barry, dies at 85 on April - 10.
1990 On April - 10 international Joint Commission says Canada and the US must stop dumping toxic substances into Great Lakes
1991 Kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35 on April - 10.
1992 NHL strike ends after 10 days on this day in history.
1992 On this day in history ken Ward, dies at 37
1993 Chris Hani, sec-gen South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50 on April - 10.
1994 On April - 10 james L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77
1995 Chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies on this day in history.
1996 Jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7 on April - 10.
2006 Romano Prodi narrowly defeats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections on April - 10.
2010 On April - 10 the President of Poland, Lech KaczyÅ„ski, is among 96 killed when their airplane crashes in western Russia.
2012 United Nations deadline for Syrian troop withdrawal passes as violence continues on April - 10.
2013 Japan and Taiwan sign an agreement on fishing rights around the Senkaku Islands on this day in history.
2014 88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria on this day in history.
2017 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor on April - 10.
2017 On April - 10 alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up
2017 On April - 10 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko
2018 On April - 10 facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg begins testifying before US Congress about data use and security
2019 On this day in history first-ever photo of a black hole announced, taken by The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in 2017 in galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of earth, 55 million light-years away Learn More >>
2019 Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of a black hole, located in the centre of the M87 galaxy on this day in history.
2019 On April - 10 fossil fragments found in the Callao Cave in the Philippines reveal the existence of the Homo luzonensis species of humans. The species is named after the island where it was discovered, Luzon.
2020 Kivu Ebola epidemic: The Democratic Republic of the Congo reports the first case of Ebola since February 2020. The outbreak has killed more than 2,200 people since August 2018 on this day in history.
2020 The ESA/JAXA space probe BepiColombo makes its final gravity assist around Earth and begins to depart for Venus, where it will make several gravity assist maneuvers before finally arriving at Mercury in 2025 on this day in history.
2020 [COVID-19 pandemic] The death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 100,000 globally, a ten-fold increase from March 20 on this day in history.
2020 On April - 10 [COVID-19 pandemic] EU finance ministers agree on a â‚¬540 billion loan package to alleviate the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.