Historical Events In April - 10
Monday, 24 February 2020
1983 On this day in history issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered
1984 On April - 10 damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle with help from the Canadian Arm
1984 On April - 10 uS Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors
1984 On this day in history nate Nelson, R&B-singer (Flamingos-I'll Be Home), dies on 52 birthday
1985 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission on this day in history.
1986 On this day in history joseph P Addabbo, US defence specialist/(Sen-D), dies at 61
1988 On this day in history cliff Gladwin, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies
1989 Intel corp announces shipment of "fast" 80486 chip on April - 10.
1989 Intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip on April - 10.
1989 On this day in history joan Barry, dies at 85
1990 On this day in history international Joint Commission says Canada and the US must stop dumping toxic substances into Great Lakes
1991 On this day in history kevin Peter Hall, actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35
1992 On this day in history nHL strike ends after 10 days
1992 On this day in history ken Ward, dies at 37
1993 On April - 10 chris Hani, sec-gen South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50
1994 On this day in history james L Lyons, jazz promoter, dies at 77
1995 Chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies on April - 10.
1996 On this day in history jessica Dubroff, attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7
2006 On this day in history romano Prodi narrowly defeats Silvio Berlusconi in the Italian parliamentary elections.
2010 The President of Poland, Lech KaczyÅ„ski, is among 96 killed when their airplane crashes in western Russia on April - 10.
2012 On this day in history united Nations deadline for Syrian troop withdrawal passes as violence continues
2013 On this day in history japan and Taiwan sign an agreement on fishing rights around the Senkaku Islands
2014 88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria on April - 10.
2017 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor on April - 10.
2017 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up on April - 10.
2017 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko on April - 10.
2018 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.