- 1407 Lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing and is awarded the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma
- 1516 1st Jewish ghetto established: Venice compels Jews to live in a specific area
- 1815 Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies experiences a cataclysmic eruption, one of the most powerful in history, killing around 71,000 people, causes global volcanic winter
- 1858 “Big Ben”, a 13.76 tonne bell, is recast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry
- 1972 US, USSR & 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
- 1998 The Good Friday Agreement [Belfast Agreement] for Northern Ireland is signed by the British and Irish governments
Today in History April 10: What Happened on This Date? What Events, Births, Deaths.
—837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 AUs of Earth
—847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
—879 Louis III becomes King of West Francia
—1407 Lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing and is awarded the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma
—1500 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan.
—1516 1st Jewish ghetto established: Venice compels Jews to live in a specific area
—1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz
—1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
—1607 The British colonial expedition that would found Jamestown departs Puerto Rico for the American mainland
—1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
—1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
—1710 The first law regulating copyright is issued in Great Britain
—1741 War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz
—1790 US Patent system forms
—1815 Austria declares war on Kingdom of Naples
—1815 Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies experiences a cataclysmic eruption, one of the most powerful in history, killing around 71,000 people, causes global volcanic winter
—1816 2nd Bank of US chartered
—1816 Samuel Taylor Coleridge recites his poem “Kubla Khan” to fellow poet Lord Byron, who persuades him to publish it
—1821 Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Turks from the main gate of the Patriarchate, his body thrown into the Bosphorus
—1825 1st hotel in Hawaii opens
—1825 Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at Leon
—1826 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town Messolonghi start leaving the town after a year’s siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.
—1827 George Canning becomes British Prime Minister upon the resignation of Robert Jenkinson, lives to serve only 119 days
—1841 New York Tribune begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley
—1845 More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
—1849 Safety pin patented by Walter Hunt (NYC); sold rights for $400
—1856 The Theta Chi Fraternity is founded at Norwich University, Vermont
1858 “Big Ben”, a 13.76 tonne bell, is recast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry
—1863 Confederate General Earl Van Dorn attacks at Franklin, Tennessee
—1864 Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico
—1865 At Appomattox, Confederate General Robert E. Lee issues General Order #9, his last
—1866 American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
—1868 1st performance of Johannes Brahms’ “A German Requiem”
—1868 British defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala
—1869 Congress increases number of Supreme Court judges from 7 to 9
—1869 José Martí founds the Cuban Revolutionary Party.
—1871 William Hammond Hall’s maps & surveys of Golden Gate Park accepted
—1872 1st National black convention meets in New Orleans
—1872 1st Arbor Day celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to Apr 22
—1874 British Open Men’s Golf, Musselburgh Links: Mungo Park wins first title by 2 strokes from Tom Morris Jr
—1877 Federal troops withdrawn from Columbia, SC
—1878 California Street Cable Car Railroad Co starts service
—1882 Captain William Matson founds his shipping company (San Francisco & Hawaii)
—1884 US Senate accepts Belgian administration of Congo
Today in History April 10
—1887 US President Abraham Lincoln’s re-buried with his wife in Springfield, Illinois
—1887 Soccer team Be Quick forms in Hairs Groningen
—1896 Spyridon Louis of Greece wins inaugural Olympic marathon (2:58:50) in Athens; runs last lap accompanied by Constantine I
—1896 High jumper Ellery Clark leads an American sweep of the placings with a leap of 1.81m at the Athens Olympics; his 2nd victory of the Games after taking out the long jump
—1896 American athlete Thomas Burke claims the sprint double at the Athens Olympics winning the 100m final in 12.0s; his 2nd victory of the Games after success in the 400m
—1898 First Navy Law is passed by the German Reichstag
—1912 RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage
—1913 President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1
—1913 New York Highlanders play first MLB game as the New York Yankees; lose to the Washington Senators, 2-1 at Griffith Stadium
—1913 During the Montenegrin siege of Scutari, the Montenegrin coastline is blockaded
— 1916 1st professional golf tournament held
—1916 The Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) is founded in New York City.
—1917 Munition factory explosion at Eddystone, Pennsylvania, kills 133 workers
—1919 Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos
—1923 Adolf Hitler demands “hatred & more hatred” in Berlin
—1924 Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play
—1925 Tsaritsyn renamed Stalingrad (now Volgograd)
—1925 Scribners publishes “The Great Gatsby” by F Scott Fitzgerald
—1930 Brilliant West Indian cricket batsman George Headley scores patient 223 in drawn 4th Test against England at Kingston, Jamaica
—1930 Thiokol synthetic rubber 1st produced in Yardley, New Jersey
—1932 Paul von Hindenburg is re-elected President of Germany in a runoff election against Adolf Hitler
—1934 Stanley Cup Final, Chicago Stadium, Chicago, IL: Chicago Blackhawks beat Detroit Red Wings, 1-0 in double OT for a 3-1 series win; Black Hawks’ first Stanley Cup
—1935 Vaughan Williams’ 4th Symphony premieres in London
—1936 200″ mirror blank arrives in Pasadena
—1938 Second government of Blum replaced by Édouard Daladier’s government in France
—1938 Austria becomes a state of Germany
—1938 NY makes syphilis test mandatory in order to get a marriage license
—1939 Colijn’s Dutch government opens camp Westerbork for German Jews
—1939 Grens mobilization due to Italian invasion in Albania
—1940 Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian “national government”
—1941 German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica
—1941 Independent State of Croatia led by Ante Pavelić established as fascist German puppet state
—1942 Cigarettes & candy rationed in Holland
—1943 12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape nazis
—1943 General Montgomery occupies Sfax, Tunisia
—1944 “Patrolling the Ether” is shown on 3 TV stations simultaneously
—1944 Soviet forces liberate Odessa from Nazis
—1945 Canadian troops conquer Deventer
—1945 General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of “Fort Holland”
—1945 German troops attack Ijsselbrug
—1945 NFL’s Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge
—1945 US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
—1945 William Schuman & Antony Tudor’s ballet premieres in NYC
—1946 1st election for Japanese Parliament
—1947 King Frederik IX of Denmark crowned
—1947 Baseball Commissioner Happy Chandler suspends Leo Durocher, first day of the season
—1947 Jackie Robinson becomes first black player of the 20th century to sign a MLB contract; Brooklyn GM, Branch Rickey announces Dodgers had bought Robinson’s contract from Montreal Royals
—1948 Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek
—1949 13th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Sam Snead wins his first of 3 green jackets by 3 strokes over Johnny Bulla and Lloyd Mangrum.
—1953 Dag Hammarskjöld becomes the 2nd Secretary-General of the United Nations.
—1953 “House of Wax” 1st color 3-D movie, premieres in New York
—1953 NBA Championship Finals, Minneapolis Auditorium, Minnesota, MN: Minneapolis Lakers beat NY Knicks, 91-84 for a 4-1 series victory; Lakers’ 5th title in 6 years
—1954 KRGV TV channel 5 in Weslaco, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
—1954 108th Grand National: Bryan Marshall wins aboard Royal Tan at 8/1; second consecutive GN victory for both Marshall and trainer Vincent O’Brien
—1954 Wales beats Scotland, 15-3 at the St. Helen’s Ground, Swansea to share Five Nations Rugby Championship with France and England; France’s first title
—1955 19th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Cary Middlecoff wins by a record 7 strokes ahead of Ben Hogan
—1955 9th NBA Championship: Syrac Nats beat Ft Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 3
—1955 Ruth Ellis shoots jilting lover David Blakely (last woman to be executed in the UK)
—1956 Philips broadcasts 1st Dutch color TV programs
—1956 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Jean Béliveau has a goal and 2 assists as Montreal Canadiens beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-2 for a 4-1 series win
—1957 John Osborne’s “Entertainer” premieres in London
—1957 Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
—1957 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test.
—1957 “12 Angry Men”, directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released
—1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco
—1959 Chicago White Sox second baseman Nellie Fox gets a MLB Opening Day record tying 5 hits in 7 at-bats in a 14-inning, 9–7 win in Detroit
—1960 24th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: 1958 champion Arnold Palmer birdies the final 2 holes to win by 1 stroke over runner-up Ken Venturi
—1960 Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
—1961 25th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: South African Gary Player beats defending champion Arnold Palmer and amateur Charles Coe by 1 stroke to become first international champion; Monday finish because of rain
—1961 Dutch foreign minister Luns talks to JFK about New Guinea
—1961 Washington Senators play first game in franchise history with President John F. Kennedy in attendance; lose a 4-3 decision to the Chicago White Sox
—1962 52,564 fans attend first MLB game at LA’s Dodger Stadium at Chavez Ravine, a 6-3 loss to the Cincinnati Reds
—1962 Houston Colt .45s make their MLB debut with an 11-2 win over the Chicago Cubs at Colt Stadium; outfielder Román Mejías hits a pair of 3-run homers
—1963 USS Thresher, a nuclear powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston killing 129 men, including 17 civilians
—1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
—1964 Demolition begins on Polo Grounds to clear way for housing project
—1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire & sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)
—1967 39th Academy Awards: “A Man For All Seasons,” Best Picture, Elizabeth Taylor & Paul Scofield best actress/actor
—1968 Ferry Wahine sinks in Wellington harbour, New Zealand on route from Lyttelton (51 killed)
—1968 “George M!” opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances
—1968 40th Academy Awards: “In the Heat of the Night”, Rod Steiger & Katherine Hepburn win.
—1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
—1970 Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles
—1971 US table tennis team arrives in People’s Republic of China
—1971 Philadelphia Phillies open their new home, Veterans Stadium with a 4-1 win over the Montreal Expos; 55,352, largest ever crowd to watch a MLB game in Pennsylvania
—1971 The Republican commemorations is held in Belfast of the Easter Rising (in 1916 in Dublin), revealing conflicts between the two wings of the Irish Republican Army
—1972 44th Academy Awards: “The French Connection”, Gene Hackman & Jane Fonda win
—1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
—1972 US, USSR & 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
—1972 20 days after he was kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas
—1972 Two British soldiers are killed in a bomb attack in Derry
—1973 BEA flight to Basel Switzerland, crashes on landing, killing 104 of 143
—1973 Kansas City Royals open their new park, Royals Stadium with 12-1 rout of the Texas Rangers; attendance 39,476
—1973 Pakistan suspends constitution
—1974 Golda Meir resigns as Israel’s Prime Minister
—1974 American Boccaccio Association forms
—1974 Magicians Penn Jillette and Teller first meet
—1975 Rangers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
—1976 Brewers’ Don Money’s grand slammer disallowed-Yanks win 9-7
—1976 Cleveland Cavaliers win their 1st NBA Central Division title
—1977 41st US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Tom Watson wins the first of his 2 green jackets, 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Jack Nicklaus
—1977 Cleveland Indians set club record for longest, 9 inn game (3:17)
—1978 Formation of Major Indoor Soccer League announced
—1979 J. R. Richard of the Houston Astros pitches a complete game but sets a MLB record by throwing 6 wild pitches in 2-1 win over the LA Dodgers at the Astrodome
—1979 Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian & a Bulgarian
—1979 Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.
—1981 Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
—1981 France performs nuclear test
—1981 Imprisoned Provisional IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliament for Northern Ireland county of Fermanagh and South Tyrone
—1982 LA Kings losing 5-0 to Edmonton in 3rd period, win in OT 6-5
—1983 Baltimore’s Eddie Murray hits his 1,000 career hit
—1983 Hennie Kuiper (Neth) wins Paris-Roubaix cycle race
—1983 Jordan king Hussein ceases negotiations with PLO
—1984 Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle
—1984 US Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors
—1985 At 80 Leo Sites becomes oldest bowler to score a 300 game
—1985 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 51-B mission
—1986 “Big Deal” opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 70 performances
—1986 Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan
—1986 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
—1988 52nd US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Scotsman Sandy Lyle claims his second major title with a birdie on the 72nd hole to win by 1 stroke over Mark Calcavecchia
—1988 8th Golden Raspberry Awards: “Leonard Part 6” wins
—1988 Herschel Walker performs Fort Worth Ballet
—1988 Islanders beat Devils 5-4 (OT) 1st round tied at 2-2
—1989 24th Academy of Country Music Awards: Hank Williams Jr, George Strait, and K.T. Oslin win
—1989 Intel corp announces shipment of 80-486 chip
—1990 CUNY/Lehman College, Bronx, opens a branch campus in Hiroshma, Japan
—1990 Curtly Ambrose takes 8-45 in cricket vs England at Bridgetown
—1991 Boat rams a tanker in Livorno Italy fog, killing about 138
—1991 LA King Wayne Gretzky scores NHL record 93rd playoff goal
—1991 Last automat (coin operated cafeteria) closes (3rd & 42nd St, NYC)
—1991 Martin Zubero swims world record 200m backstroke (1:52.51)
—1991 Rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; first to be documented by satellites
—1992 25 die in a bus bombing in Sri Lanka
—1992 Floriade (Flower Show) opens at The Hague, Netherlands
—1992 NHL strike ends after 10 days
—1993 BPAA US Open by Del Ballard Jr
—1993 Ottawa Senators win 1st road game (Islanders) after 38 straight loses
—1993 Pittsburgh Penguins win their NHL record 17 game winning streak
—1994 “Les Miserables” opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
—1994 58th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: José María Olazábal wins the first of 2 Masters titles, 2 strokes ahead of Tom Lehman; 6th winner from Europe in the past 7 years
—1995 “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
—1995 NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more
—1996 Fastest wind speed ever recorded (not a tornado) 408 km/h (220 kn; 253 mph; 113 m/s) during tropical cyclone Olivia on Barrow Island, Australia
—1998 The Good Friday Agreement [Belfast Agreement] for Northern Ireland is signed by the British and Irish governments
—1999 152nd Grand National: Irish 10/1 shot Bobbyjo, ridden by jockey Paul Carberry wins by 10 lengths from Blue Charm
—2005 69th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Tiger Woods wins his 4th green jacket on the 1st hole of a playoff with Chris DiMarco
—2005 Cricket Women’s World Cup: Australia defeats India by 98 runs
—2005 At 16 years, 271 days James Vaughan scores for Everton in a 4-0 win against Crystal Palace at Goodison Park; becomes youngest goalscorer in EPL history
—2006 Hundreds of thousands protest H.R. 4437 (aka the “Sensenbrenner Bill”) in the United States.
—2006 40th CMT Music Awards: Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & Kenny Chesney wins
—2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński
—2010 163rd Grand National: Tony McCoy wins aboard 10/1 joint-favourite Don’t Push It by 5 lengths ahead of Black Apalachi
—2011 75th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: Charl Schwartzel of South Africa birdies the final 4 holes to win his first major title, 2 strokes ahead of Australian pair Adam Scott and Jason Day
—2012 United Nations deadline for Syrian troop withdrawal passes as violence continues
—2012 Apple Inc claims a value of $600 billion making it the largest company by market capitalization in the world
—2012 Rick Santorum suspends his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination making Mitt Romney the overwhelming favourite.
—2013 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
—2014 The Council of Europe suspends Russia’s right to vote
—2014 “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres in London
—2016 80th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: England’s Danny Willett wins his first major title, 3 strokes ahead of Lee Westwood and defending champion Jordan Spieth
—2016 Explosions and a fire caused by fireworks at Puttingal Temple in Kerala, India, kills more than 100 and injures nearly 400
—2016 Hong Kong pro-democracy political party Demosistō established by Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow
—2017 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of “British Vogue” its first male and black editor
—2017 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up
—2017 “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in ToYKo
—2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg begins testifying before US Congress about data use and security
—2019 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
—2019 New species of human announced named Homo luzonensis, 3ft tall, remains dated 50-60,000 years old found in cave on island of Luzon, Philippines
—2019 Four tiny sweat bees removed alive from a woman’s eye in world’s first operation of its kind at Fooyin University Hospital, Taiwan
—2019 First home delivery service by drone begins in Canberra, Australia by Wing, part of Google’s Alphabet company
—2019 New York declares a public health emergency and compulsory vaccinations after a measles outbreak in Brooklyn with 285 cases
—2020 COVID 19
Today in History April 10: What Happened on This day?
— 1970 – “Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.”
— 1971 – Ping-pong diplomacy: In an attempt to thaw relations with the United States, China hosts the U.S. table tennis team for a week-long visit.
— 1972 – Tombs containing bamboo slips, among them Sun Tzu’s Art of War and Sun Bin’s lost military treatise, are accidentally discovered by construction workers in Shandong.
—1972 – Vietnam War: For the first time since November 1967, American B-52 bombers reportedly begin bombing North Vietnam.
— 1973 – Invicta International Airlines Flight 435 crashes in a snowstorm on approach to Basel, Switzerland, killing 108 people.
— 1979 – Red River Valley tornado outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.
— 1988 – The Ojhri Camp explosion kills or injures more than 1,000 people in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan.
—1991 – Italian ferry MS Moby Prince collides with an oil tanker in dense fog off Livorno, Italy, killing 140.
—1991 – A rare tropical storm develops in the South Atlantic Ocean near Angola; the first to be documented by satellites.
—1998 – The Good Friday Agreement is signed in Northern Ireland.
—2009 – President of Fiji Ratu Josefa Iloilo announces the abrogation of the constitution and assumes all governance in the country, creating a constitutional crisis.
—2010 – Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing 96 people, including Polish President Lech Kaczyński, his wife, and dozens of other senior officials and dignitaries.
—2016 – The Paravur temple accident in which a devastating fire caused by the explosion of firecrackers stored for Vishu, kills more than one hundred people out of the thousands gathered for seventh day of Bhadrakali worship.
—2016 – An earthquake of 6.6 magnitude strikes 39 km west-southwest of Ashkasham, shakes up India, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Srinagar and Pakistan.
—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.
Today in History April 10
—1872 – The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
—1875 – India: Arya Samaj is founded in Mumbai by Swami Dayananda Saraswati to propagate his goal of social reform.
—1887 – On Easter Sunday, Pope Leo XIII authorizes the establishment of the Catholic University of America.
—1912 – RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton, England on her maiden and only voyage.
—1916 – The Professional Golfers’ Association of America (PGA) is created in New York City.
—1919 – Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
—1925 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published in New York City, by Charles Scribner’s Sons.
—1938 – The 1938 German parliamentary election and referendum seeks approval for a single list of Nazi candidates and the recent annexation of Austria.
—1939 – Alcoholics Anonymous, A.A.’s “Big Book”, is first published.
—1941 – World War II: The Axis powers establish the Independent State of Croatia.
—1944 – Rudolf Vrba and Alfréd Wetzler escape from Birkenau death camp.
—1957 – The Suez Canal is reopened for all shipping after being closed for three months.
—1963 – One hundred twenty-nine American sailors die when the submarine USS Thresher sinks at sea.
—1968 – The TEV Wahine, a New Zealand ferry sinks in Wellington harbour due to a fierce storm – the strongest winds ever in Wellington. Out of the 734 people on board, fifty-three died.
Today in History April 10: Births
ℑ 1— 401 – Theodosius II, Roman emperor (d. 450)
ℑ 2—1018 – Nizam al-Mulk, Persian scholar and vizier (d. 1092)
ℑ 3—1472 – Margaret of York, English princess (d. 1472)
ℑ 4— 1480 – Philibert II, duke of Savoy (d. 1504)
ℑ 5— 1487 – William I, count of Nassau-Dillenburg (d. 1559)
ℑ 6—1512 – James V, king of Scotland (d. 1542)
ℑ 7—1579 – Augustus II, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (d. 1666)
ℑ 8—1583 – Hugo Grotius, Dutch philosopher and jurist (d. 1645)
ℑ — 1603 – Christian, Prince-Elect of Denmark (d. 1647)
ℑ — 1651 – Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus, German mathematician, physicist, and physician (d. 1708)
ℑ — 1656 – René Lepage de Sainte-Claire, French-Canadian settler, founded Rimouski (d. 1718)
ℑ — 1704 – Benjamin Heath, English scholar and author (d. 1766)
ℑ —1707 – Michel Corrette, French organist, composer, and author (d. 1795)
ℑ — 1713 – John Whitehurst, English geologist and clockmaker (d. 1788)
ℑ — 1755 – Samuel Hahnemann, German-French physician and academic (d. 1843)
ℑ — 1762 – Giovanni Aldini, Italian physicist and academic (d. 1834)
ℑ — 1769 – Jean Lannes, French marshal (d. 1809)
ℑ —1778 – William Hazlitt, English essayist and critic (d. 1830)
ℑ — 1794 – Matthew C. Perry, English-Scottish American commander (d. 1858)
ℑ — 1806 – Juliette Drouet, French actress (d. 1883)
ℑ — 1806 – Leonidas Polk, Scottish-American general and bishop (d. 1884)
ℑ — 1827 – Lew Wallace, American general, lawyer, and politician, 11th Governor of New Mexico Territory (d. 1905)
ℑ — 1829 – William Booth, English minister, founded The Salvation Army (d. 1912)
ℑ — 1847 – Joseph Pulitzer, Hungarian-American journalist, publisher, and politician, founded Pulitzer, Inc. (d. 1911)
ℑ 1864 – Eugen d’Albert, Scottish-German pianist and composer (d. 1932)
ℑ —1865 – Jack Miner, American-Canadian farmer, hunter, and environmentalist (d. 1944)
ℑ —1867 – George William Russell, Irish author, poet, and painter (d. 1935)
ℑ —1868 – George Arliss, English actor and playwright (d. 1946)
ℑ —1868 – Asriel Günzig, Moravian rabbi (d. 1931)
ℑ b—1873 – Kyösti Kallio, Finnish farmer, banker, and politician, 4th President of Finland (d. 1940)
ℑ b—1875 – George Clawley, English footballer (d. 1920)
ℑ b—1877 – Alfred Kubin, Austrian author and illustrator (d. 1959)
ℑ b—1879 – Bernhard Gregory, Estonian-German chess player (d. 1939)
ℑ b—1879 – Coenraad Hiebendaal, Dutch rower and physician (d. 1921)
ℑ b—1880 – Frances Perkins, American sociologist, academic, and politician, 4th United States Secretary of Labor (d. 1965)
ℑ b—1880 – Montague Summers, English clergyman and author (d. 1948)
ℑ b—1886 – Johnny Hayes, American runner and trainer (d. 1965)
ℑ b—1887 – Bernardo Houssay, Argentinian physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1971)
ℑ b—1889 – Louis Rougier, French philosopher from the Vienna Circle (d. 1982)
ℑ b—1891 – Frank Barson, English footballer and coach (d. 1968)
ℑ b—1893 – Otto Steinböck, Austrian zoologist (d. 1969)
ℑ b—1894 – Ben Nicholson, British painter (d. 1982)
ℑ b—1897 – Prafulla Chandra Sen, Indian accountant and politician, 3rd Chief Minister of West Bengal (d. 1990)
ℑ b—1900 – Arnold Orville Beckman, American chemist, inventor, and philanthropist (d. 2004)
ℑ b—1901 – Dhananjay Ramchandra Gadgil, Indian economist (d. 1971)
ℑ b—1903 – Clare Turlay Newberry, American author and illustrator (d. 1970)
ℑ b—1906 – Steve Anderson, American hurdler (d. 1988)
ℑ b—1910 – Margaret Clapp, American scholar and academic (d. 1974)
ℑ b—1910 – Helenio Herrera, Argentinian footballer and manager (d. 1997)
ℑ b—1910 – Paul Sweezy, American economist and publisher, founded the Monthly Review (d. 2004)
ℑ b—1911 – Martin Denny, American pianist and composer (d. 2005)
ℑ b—1911 – Maurice Schumann, French journalist and politician, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs for France (d. 1998)
ℑ b—1912 – Boris Kidrič, Austrian-Slovenian politician, 1st Prime Minister of Slovenia (d. 1953)
ℑ b—1913 – Stefan Heym, German-American soldier and author (d. 2001)
ℑ b—1914 – Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (d. 1982)
ℑ b—1915 – Harry Morgan, American actor and director (d. 2011)
ℑ b—1915 – Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist, poet, and illustrator (d. 2014)
ℑ b—1916 – Lee Jung-seob, Korean painter (d. 1956)
ℑ b—1917 – Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1917 – Robert Burns Woodward, American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1979)
ℑ b—1919 – John Houbolt, American engineer and academic (d. 2014)
ℑ b—1921 – Chuck Connors, American baseball player and actor (d. 1992)
ℑ b—1921 – Jake Warren, Canadian soldier and diplomat, Canadian Ambassador to the United States (d. 2008)
ℑ b—1921 – Sheb Wooley, American singer-songwriter and actor (d. 2003)
ℑ b—1923 – Roger Gaillard, Haitian historian and author (d. 2000)
ℑ b—1923 – Jane Kean, American actress and singer (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1923 – Floyd Simmons, American decathlete and actor (d. 2008)
ℑ b—1923 – Sid Tickridge, English footballer (d. 1997)
ℑ b—1923 – John Watkins, South African cricketer
ℑ b—1924 – Kenneth Noland, American soldier and painter (d. 2010)
ℑ b—1925 – Linda Goodman, American astrologer and author (d. 1995)
ℑ b—1925 – Angelo Poffo, American wrestler and promoter (d. 2010)
ℑ b—1926 – Jacques Castérède, French pianist and composer (d. 2014)
ℑ b—1926 – Junior Samples, American comedian (d. 1983)
ℑ b—1927 – Norma Candal, Puerto Rican-American actress (d. 2006)
ℑ b—1927 – Marshall Warren Nirenberg, American biochemist and geneticist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2010)
ℑ b—1929 – Mike Hawthorn, English race car driver (d. 1959)
ℑ b—1929 – Liz Sheridan, American actress
ℑ b—1929 – Max von Sydow, Swedish-French actor (d. 2020)
ℑ b—1930 – Claude Bolling, French pianist, composer, and actor
ℑ b—1930 – Dolores Huerta, American activist, co-founded the United Farm Workers
ℑ b—1931 – Kishori Amonkar, Indian classical vocalist (d. 2017)
ℑ b—1932 – Delphine Seyrig, Swiss/Alsatian French actress (d. 1990)
ℑ b—1932 – Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor and screenwriter (d. 2015)
ℑ b—1933 – Rokusuke Ei, Japanese composer and author (d. 2016)
ℑ b—1933 – Helen McElhone, Scottish politician (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1934 – David Halberstam, American journalist and author (d. 2007)
ℑ b—1935 – John A. Bennett, American soldier (d. 1961)
ℑ b—1935 – Patrick Garland, English actor and director (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1935 – Peter Hollingworth, Australian bishop, 23rd Governor General of Australia
ℑ b—1936 – John Howell, English long jumper
ℑ b—1936 – John Madden, American football player, coach, and sportscaster
ℑ b—1936 – Bobby Smith, American singer (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1937 – Bella Akhmadulina, Soviet and Russian poet, short story writer, and translator (d. 2010)
ℑ b—1938 – Don Meredith, American football player and sportscaster (d. 2010)
ℑ b—1939 – Claudio Magris, Italian scholar, author, and translator
ℑ b—1940 – Gloria Hunniford, British radio and television host
ℑ b—1941 – Harold Long, Canadian politician (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1941 – Paul Theroux, American novelist, short story writer, and travel writer
ℑ b—1942 – Nick Auf der Maur, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1998)
ℑ b—1942 – Ian Callaghan, English footballer
ℑ b—1942 – Stuart Dybek, American novelist, short story writer, and poet
ℑ b—1943 – Andrzej Badeński, Polish-German sprinter (d. 2008)
ℑ b—1943 – Margaret Pemberton, English author
ℑ b—1945 – Kevin Berry, Australian swimmer (d. 2006)
ℑ b—1946 – David Angell, American screenwriter and producer (d. 2001)
ℑ b—1946 – Bob Watson, American baseball player and manager
ℑ b—1946 – Adolf Winkelmann, German director, producer, and screenwriter
ℑ b—1947 – David A. Adler, American author and educator
ℑ b—1947 – Bunny Wailer, Jamaican singer-songwriter and drummer (d. 2021)
ℑ b—1948 – Mel Blount, American football player
ℑ b—1949 – Daniel Mangeas, French banker and sportscaster
ℑ b—1949 – Eric Troyer, American singer-songwriter, keyboardist and guitarist
ℑ b—1950 – Ken Griffey, Sr., American baseball player and manager
ℑ b—1950 – Eddie Hazel, American guitarist (d. 1992)
ℑ b—1951 – David Helvarg, American journalist and activist
ℑ b—1952 – Narayan Rane, Indian politician, 16th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
ℑ b—1952 – Masashi Sada, Japanese singer, lyricist, composer, novelist, actor, and producer
ℑ b—1952 – Steven Seagal, American actor, producer, and martial artist
ℑ b—1953 – David Moorcroft, English runner and businessman
ℑ b—1953 – Pamela Wallin, Swedish-Canadian journalist, academic, and politician
ℑ b—1954 – Paul Bearer, American wrestler and manager (d. 2013)
ℑ b—1954 – Anne Lamott, American author and educator
ℑ b—1954 – Peter MacNicol, American actor
ℑ b—1954 – Juan Williams, Panamanian-American journalist and author
ℑ b—1955 – Lesley Garrett, English soprano and actress
ℑ b—1956 – Carol V. Robinson, English chemist and academic
ℑ b—1957 – Aliko Dangote, Nigerian businessman, founded Dangote Group
ℑ b—1957 – John M. Ford, American author and poet (d. 2006)
ℑ b—1957 – Steve Gustafson, Spanish-American bass player
ℑ b—1957 – Rosemary Hill, English historian and author
ℑ b—1958 – Bob Bell, Northern Irish engineer
ℑ b—1958 – Yefim Bronfman, Uzbek-American pianist
ℑ b—1958 – Brigitte Holzapfel, German high jumper
ℑ b—1959 – Babyface, American singer-songwriter and producer
ℑ b—1959 – Yvan Loubier, Canadian economist and politician
ℑ b—1959 – Brian Setzer, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
ℑ b—1960 – Steve Bisciotti, American businessman, co-founded Allegis Group
ℑ b—1960 – Katrina Leskanich, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
ℑ b—1960 – Terry Teagle, American basketball player
ℑ b—1961 – Nicky Campbell, Scottish broadcaster and journalist
ℑ b—1961 – Joe Cole, American roadie and author (d. 1991)
ℑ b—1961 – Carole Goble, English computer scientist and academic
ℑ b—1961 – Mark Jones, American basketball player
ℑ b—1962 – Steve Tasker, American football player and sportscaster
ℑ b—1963 – Warren DeMartini, American guitarist and songwriter
ℑ b—1963 – Jeff Gray, American baseball player and coach
ℑ b—1963 – Doris Leuthard, Swiss lawyer and politician, 162nd President of the Swiss Confederation
ℑ b—1965 – Tim Alexander, American drummer and songwriter
ℑ b—1966 – Steve Claridge, English footballer, manager, and sportscaster
ℑ b—1967 – Donald Dufresne, Canadian ice hockey player and coach
ℑ b—1967 – David Rovics, American singer-songwriter
ℑ b—1968 – Metin Göktepe, Turkish photographer and journalist (d. 1996)
ℑ b—1968 – Orlando Jones, American actor, producer, and screenwriter
ℑ b—1969 – Steve Glasson, Australian lawn bowler
ℑ b—1969 – Ekaterini Koffa, Greek sprinter
ℑ b—1970 – Enrico Ciccone, Canadian ice hockey player
ℑ b—1970 – Leonard Doroftei, Romanian-Canadian boxer
ℑ b—1970 – Kenny Lattimore, American singer-songwriter
ℑ b—1970 – Q-Tip, American rapper, producer, and actor
ℑ b—1971 – Brad William Henke, American football player and actor
ℑ b—1971 – Indro Olumets, Estonian footballer and coach
ℑ b—1971 – Al Reyes, Dominican-American baseball player
ℑ b—1972 – Ian Harvey, Australian cricketer
ℑ b—1972 – Priit Kasesalu, Estonian computer programmer, co-created Skype
ℑ b—1972 – Gordon Buchanan, Scottish film maker
ℑ b—1973 – Guillaume Canet, French actor and director
ℑ b—1973 – Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer and manager
ℑ b—1973 – Aidan Moffat, Scottish singer-songwriter
ℑ b—1973 – Christopher Simmons, Canadian-American graphic designer, author, and academic
ℑ b—1974 – Eric Greitens, American soldier, author and politician
ℑ b—1974 – Petros Passalis, Greek footballer
ℑ b—1975 – Chris Carrabba, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
ℑ b—1975 – Terrence Lewis, Indian dancer and choreographer
ℑ b—1975 – David Harbour, American actor
ℑ b—1976 – Clare Buckfield, English actress
ℑ b—1976 – Yoshino Kimura, Japanese actress and singer
ℑ b—1976 – Sara Renner, Canadian skier
ℑ b—1977 – Stephanie Sheh, Taiwanese-American voice actress, director, and producer
ℑ b—1978 – Sir Christus, Finnish guitarist
ℑ b—1979 – Iván Alonso, Uruguayan footballer
ℑ b—1979 – Kenyon Coleman, American football player
ℑ b—1979 – Rachel Corrie, American author and activist (d. 2003)
ℑ b—1979 – Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor
ℑ b—1979 – Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer-songwriter
ℑ b—1979 – Peter Kopteff, Finnish footballer
ℑ b—1980 – Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player and model
ℑ b—1980 – Charlie Hunnam, English actor
ℑ b—1980 – Shao Jiayi, Chinese footballer
ℑ b—1980 – Kasey Kahne, American race car driver
ℑ b—1980 – Andy Ram, Israeli tennis player
ℑ b—1980 – Bryce Soderberg, American singer-songwriter and bass player
ℑ b—1981 – Laura Bell Bundy, American actress and singer
ℑ b—1981 – Liz McClarnon, English singer and dancer
ℑ b—1981 – Michael Pitt, American actor, model and musician
ℑ b—1981 – Alexei Semenov, Russian ice hockey player
ℑ b—1982 – Andre Ethier, American baseball player
ℑ b—1982 – Chyler Leigh, American actress and singer
ℑ b—1983 – Jamie Chung, American actress
ℑ b—1983 – Andrew Dost, American guitarist and songwriter
ℑ b—1983 – Ryan Merriman, American actor
ℑ b—1983 – Hannes Sigurðsson, Icelandic footballer
ℑ b—1984 – Faustina Agolley, Australian television host
ℑ b—1984 – Jeremy Barrett, American figure skater
ℑ b—1984 – Mandy Moore, American singer-songwriter and actress
ℑ b—1984 – David Obua, Ugandan footballer
ℑ b—1984 – Damien Perquis, French-Polish footballer
ℑ b—1984 – Gonzalo Javier Rodríguez, Argentinian footballer
ℑ b—1985 – Barkhad Abdi, Somali-American actor and director
ℑ b—1985 – Willo Flood, Irish footballer
ℑ b—1985 – Jesús Gámez, Spanish footballer
ℑ b—1985 – Dion Phaneuf, Canadian ice hockey player
ℑ b—1986 – Olivia Borlée, Belgian sprinter
ℑ b—1986 – Fernando Gago, Argentine footballer
ℑ b—1986 – Corey Kluber, American baseball pitcher
ℑ b—1986 – Vincent Kompany, Belgian footballer
ℑ b—1986 – Tore Reginiussen, Norwegian footballer
ℑ b—1987 – Shay Mitchell, Canadian actress and model
ℑ b—1987 – Hayley Westenra, New Zealand soprano
ℑ b—1988 – Chris Heston, American baseball pitcher
ℑ b—1988 – Kareem Jackson, American football player
ℑ b—1988 – Haley Joel Osment, American actor
ℑ b—1990 – Ben Amos, English footballer
ℑ b—1990 – Andile Jali, South African footballer
ℑ b—1990 – Ricky Leutele, Australian-Samoan rugby league player
ℑ b—1990 – Maren Morris, American singer
ℑ b—1990 – Alex Pettyfer, English actor
ℑ b—1991 – AJ Michalka, American actress and singer
ℑ b—1992 – Jack Buchanan, Australian rugby league player
ℑ b—1992 – Sadio Mané, Senegalese footballer
ℑ b—1992 – Daisy Ridley, English actress
ℑ b—1993 – Sofia Carson, American singer and actress
ℑ b—1994 – Siobhan Hunter, Scottish footballer
ℑ b—1995 – Ian Nelson, American actor
ℑ b—1996 – Thanasi Kokkinakis, Australian tennis player
ℑ b—1996 – Audrey Whitby, American actress
ℑ b—1998 – Anna Pogorilaya, Russian figure skater
ℑ b—2001 – Ky Baldwin, Australian singer and actor
ℑ b—2001 – Noa Kirel, Israeli singer
Today in History April 10: Deaths
℘ d— 879 – Louis the Stammerer, king of West Francia (b. 846)
℘ d—943 – Landulf I, prince of Benevento and Capua
℘ d—948 – Hugh of Arles, king of Italy
℘ d—1008 – Notker of Liège, French bishop (b. 940)
℘ d—1216 – Eric X, king of Sweden (b. 1180)
℘ d—1282 – Ahmad Fanakati, chief minister under Kublai Khan
℘ d—1309 – Elisabeth von Rapperswil, Swiss countess (b. 1261)
℘ d—1362 – Maud, English noblewoman (b. 1339)
℘ d—1500 – Michael Tarchaniota Marullus, Greek scholar and poet
℘ d—1533 – Frederick I, king of Denmark and Norway (b. 1471)
℘ d—1545 – Costanzo Festa, Italian composer
℘ d—1585 – Gregory XIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1502)
℘ d—1598 – Jacopo Mazzoni, Italian philosopher (b. 1548)
℘ d—1599 – Gabrielle d’Estrées, French mistress of Henry IV of France (b. 1571)
℘ d—1601 – Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish soldier and poet (b. 1562)
℘ d—1619 – Thomas Jones, English-Irish archbishop and politician, Lord Chancellor of Ireland (b. 1550)
℘ d—1640 – Agostino Agazzari, Italian composer and theorist (b. 1578)
℘ d—1644 – William Brewster, English official and pilgrim leader (b. 1566)
℘ d—1646 – Santino Solari, Swiss architect and sculptor (b. 1576)
℘ d—1667 – Jan Marek Marci, Czech physician and author (b. 1595)
℘ d—1704 – Wilhelm Egon von Fürstenberg, German cardinal (b. 1629)
℘ d—1756 – Giacomo Antonio Perti, Italian composer (b. 1661)
℘ d—1760 – Jean Lebeuf, French historian and author (b. 1687)
℘ d—1786 – John Byron, English admiral and politician, 24th Commodore Governor of Newfoundland (b. 1723)
℘ d—1806 – Horatio Gates, English-American general (b. 1727)
℘ d—1813 – Joseph-Louis Lagrange, Italian mathematician and astronomer (b. 1736)
℘ d—1823 – Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher and academic (b. 1757)
℘ d—1871 – Lucio Norberto Mansilla, Argentinian general and politician (b. 1789)
℘ d—1904 – Isabella II, Spanish queen (b. 1830)
℘ d—1909 – Algernon Charles Swinburne, English poet, playwright, novelist, and critic (b. 1837)
℘ d—1919 – Emiliano Zapata, Mexican general (b. 1879)
℘ d—1920 – Moritz Cantor, German mathematician and historian (b. 1829)
℘ d—1931 – Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese-American poet, painter, and philosopher (b. 1883)
℘ d—1935 – Rosa Campbell Praed, Australian novelist (b. 1851)
℘ d—1938 – King Oliver, American cornet player and bandleader (b. 1885)
℘ d—1942 – Carl Schenstrøm, Danish actor and director (b. 1881)
℘ d—1943 – Andreas Faehlmann, Estonian-German sailor and engineer (b. 1898)
℘ d—1945 – Hendrik Nicolaas Werkman, Dutch printer and typographer (b. 1882)
℘ d—1947 – Charles Nordhoff, English-American lieutenant and author (b. 1887)
℘ d—1950 – Fevzi Çakmak, Turkish field marshal and politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Turkey (b. 1876)
℘ d—1954 – Auguste Lumière, French director and producer (b. 1862)
℘ d—1954 – Oscar Mathisen, Norwegian speed skater (b. 1888)
℘ d—1955 – Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, French priest, theologian, and philosopher (b. 1881)
℘ d—1958 – Chuck Willis, American singer-songwriter (b. 1928)
℘ d—1960 – André Berthomieu, French director and screenwriter (b. 1903)
℘ d—1962 – Michael Curtiz, Hungarian-American director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1886)
℘ d—1962 – Stuart Sutcliffe, Scottish artist and musician (b. 1940)
℘ d—1965 – Lloyd Casner, American race car driver, founded Casner Motor Racing Division (b. 1928)
℘ d—1965 – Linda Darnell, American actress (b. 1923)
℘ d—1966 – Evelyn Waugh, English soldier, novelist, journalist and critic (b. 1903)
℘ d—1968 – Gustavs Celmiņš, Latvian lieutenant and politician (b. 1899)
℘ d—1969 – Harley Earl, American businessman (b. 1893)
℘ d—1975 – Walker Evans, American photographer (b. 1903)
℘ d—1975 – Marjorie Main, American actress (b. 1890)
℘ d—1978 – Hjalmar Mäe, Estonian politician (b. 1901)
℘ d—1979 – Nino Rota, Italian pianist, composer, and conductor (b. 1911)
℘ d—1980 – Kay Medford, American actress and singer (b. 1919)
℘ d—1981 – Howard Thurman, American author, philosopher and civil rights activist (b. 1899)
℘ d—1983 – Issam Sartawi, Palestinian activist (b. 1935)
℘ d—1985 – Zisis Verros, Greek chieftain of the Macedonian Struggle (b. 1880)
℘ d—1986 – Linda Creed, American singer-songwriter (b. 1948)
℘ d—1991 – Kevin Peter Hall, American actor (b. 1955)
℘ d—1991 – Martin Hannett, English guitarist and producer (b. 1948)
℘ d—1991 – Natalie Schafer, American actress (b. 1900)
℘ d—1992 – Sam Kinison, American comedian and actor (b. 1953)
℘ d—1993 – Chris Hani, South African activist and politician (b. 1942)
℘ d—1994 – Sam B. Hall, Jr., American lawyer, judge, and politician (b. 1924)
℘ d—1995 – Morarji Desai, Indian politician, 4th Prime Minister of India (b. 1896)
℘ d—1997 – Michael Dorris, American author and academic (b. 1945)
℘ d—1998 – Seraphim of Athens, Greek archbishop (b. 1913)
℘ d—1999 – Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat, German-American biochemist and physician (b. 1910)
℘ d—1999 – Jean Vander Pyl, American actress and voice artist (b. 1919)
℘ d—2000 – Peter Jones, English actor and screenwriter (b. 1920)
℘ d—2000 – Larry Linville, American actor (b. 1939)
℘ d—2003 – Little Eva, American singer (b. 1943)
℘ d—2004 – Jacek Kaczmarski, Polish singer-songwriter, guitarist, and poet (b. 1957)
℘ d—2004 – Sakıp Sabancı, Turkish businessman and philanthropist, founded Sabancı Holding (b. 1933)
℘ d—2005 – Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
℘ d—2005 – Scott Gottlieb, American drummer (b. 1970)
℘ d—2005 – Archbishop Iakovos of America (b. 1911)
℘ d—2005 – Al Lucas, American football player (b. 1978)
℘ d—2005 – Wally Tax, Dutch singer-songwriter (b. 1948)
℘ d—2007 – Charles Philippe Leblond, French-Canadian biologist and academic (b. 1910)
℘ d 2007 – Dakota Staton, American singer (b. 1930)
℘ d—2009 – Deborah Digges, American poet and educator (b. 1950)
℘ d—2010 – Casualties in the 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash included:
℘ d—Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish soldier and politician, 6th President of the Republic of Poland (b. 1919)
℘ d—Maria Kaczyńska, Polish economist, First Lady of Poland (b. 1942)
℘ d—Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, 4th President of Poland (b. 1949)
℘ d—Anna Walentynowicz, Ukrainian-Polish journalist and activist (b. 1929)
℘ d—2010 – Dixie Carter, American actress and singer (b. 1939)
℘ d—2012 – Raymond Aubrac, French engineer and activist (b. 1914)
℘ d—2012 – Barbara Buchholz, German theremin player and composer (b. 1959)
℘ d—2012 – Lili Chookasian, Armenian-American operatic singer (b. 1921)
℘ d—2012 – Luis Aponte Martínez, Puerto Rican cardinal (b. 1922)
℘ d—2012 – Akin Omoboriowo, Nigerian lawyer and politician (b. 1932)
℘ d—2013 – Lorenzo Antonetti, Italian cardinal (b. 1922)
℘ d—2013 – Raymond Boudon, French sociologist and academic (b. 1934)
℘ d—2013 – Binod Bihari Chowdhury, Bangladeshi activist (b. 1911)
℘ d—2013 – Robert Edwards, English physiologist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1925)
℘ d—2013 – Olive Lewin, Jamaican anthropologist, musicologist, and author (b. 1927)
℘ d—2013 – Gordon Thomas, English cyclist (b. 1921)
℘ d—2013 – Angela Voigt, German long jumper (b. 1951)
℘ d—2014 – Dominique Baudis, French journalist and politician (b. 1947)
℘ d—2014 – Jim Flaherty, Canadian lawyer and politician, 37th Canadian Minister of Finance (b. 1949)
℘ d—2014 – Richard Hoggart, English author and academic (b. 1918)
℘ d—2014 – Sue Townsend, English author and playwright (b. 1946)
℘ d—2015 – Richie Benaud, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1930)
℘ d—2015 – Raúl Héctor Castro, Mexican-American politician and diplomat, 14th Governor of Arizona (b. 1916)
℘ d—2015 – Judith Malina, German-American actress and director, co-founded The Living Theatre (b. 1926)
℘ d—2015 – Rose Francine Rogombé, Gabonese lawyer and politician, President of Gabon (b. 1942)
℘ d—2015 – Peter Walsh, Australian farmer and politician, 6th Australian Minister for Finance (b. 1935)
℘ d—2016 – Howard Marks, Welsh cannabis smuggler, writer, and legalisation campaigner (b. 1945)
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Today in History April 10 Facts
April 10 1790 The U.S. patent system is established. 1809 Austria declares war on France and her forces enter Bavaria. 1862 Union Today in History: April 10 Pick a day:
History of 10 april
On April 10, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage. On this date: In 1815, the Mount Tambora volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa exploded in one of the largest eruptions in recorded history, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths.
What Holiday is April 10?
April 10 is Safety Pin Day (also known as International Safety Pin Day), an informal observance dedicated to a simple yet ingenious invention. We are sure that practically everyone has used a safety pin at least once in their life. Unofficial Holidays → USA. April 10 is National Cinnamon Crescent Day.
What happened on April 10, 1919?
What Happened On 10th April 1919 In History. April 10th (1919) was a Thursday. It’s the 99th day of the year (100th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 266 days left to the end of the year. Historical Events for 10th April, 1919. » Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
What is 10 April?
April 10, 2019 was the 36th day of Lent (Christian Observance).
What is the history of April?
History of April. April was originally the second month of the year in early versions of the Roman calendar and consisted of 30 days. It became the fourth month consisting of only 29 days when January was designated the first month of the year around 450 BCE. The month became 30 days long again when Julius Caesar reformed the calendar.
What are 10 government holidays?
If you work for the federal government, you’ll get ten paid holidays each year including New Year’s Day, Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., Washington’s Birthday (also known as President’s Day), Memorial Day, Independence Day (4th of July), Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.
What are the federal holidays in April?
There are no Federal holidays in the United States for April month. However, some state holidays and observances are there. The National Tartan Day will be celebrated on 6th April 2018. Patriot’s Day is on 16th April, while Confederate Memorial Day is on 23rd April.
What happened in history year 1019?
This timeline gives a chronological listing of the main events in English History for the years 1010 – 1019 The Danish Vikings invaded East Anglia and marched on Ipswich where a battle was fought. The English lost the battle and the Vikings gained control of Ipswich. They then marched towards Cambridge.
What historical events happened in 1918?
On March 11, 1918, a devastating public health crisis began in the U.S. The disease was called the “Spanish Influenza,” and first hit soldiers at Fort Riley, Kansas, just back from fighting in Europe. The virus moved quickly and in October of 1918 195,000 Americans perished. In one day alone, 851 New Yorkers died.
What happened on April 10, 1981?
The Brixton Riots of April 10-12, 1981, described as the first serious riots of the 20th century in England, were the first large scale racial confrontations between black British youth and white British police.
What celebrities have birthdays in April?
April Celebrity Birthdays April 1 Asa Butterfield. Bijou Phillip April 2 Michael Fassbender. Clark Gregg April 3 Cobie Smulders. Eddie Murphy April 4 Robert Downey Jr. Hugo Weaving April 5 Hayley Atwell. Lily James April 6 Paul Rudd. Billy Dee Williams April 7 Russell Crowe. Jackie Chan April 8 Patricia Arquette. Taylor Kitsch.
What is April 10th known for?
Important Events From This day in History April 10th
- 1971 – China Ping Pong Diplomacy.
- 1912 – United Kingdom Titanic Sets Sail.
- 1919 – Mexico Emiliano Zapata.
- 1925 – U.S.A. The Great Gatsby.
- 1925 – U.S.A. Arsenic Poisoning.
- 1932 – Germany Hitler.
- 1936 – Britain War in Abyssinia.
- 1942 – Philippines Bataan Death March.
Who is born on April 10th?
April 10 Birthdays
- Sofia Carson, 27.
- Shay Mitchell, 33.
- Ava Michelle Cota, 18.
- Ynw Bslime, 13.
- David Harbour, 46.
- Ken San Jose, 18.
- Daisy Ridley, 28.
- Custis Blue, 22.
What happened on April 20th this day in history?
April 20th is an important day in history. On this day in 1945, American soldiers of the 3rd, 42nd and 45th Infantry Divisions of the US Seventh Army were celebrating their conquest of Nürnberg, the most German of all cities, considered to be the capital of German nationalism, and Hitler’s favorite city.
What holidays are recognized by the federal government?
Holidays established under federal law include New Year’s Day, birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington’s birthday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The state may recognize federal holidays, or it might omit some days and include others.
Who died on April 10?
April 10 Deaths
- Dixie Carter (1939-2010) TV Actress.
- Stuart Sutcliffe (1940-1962) Guitarist.
- Emiliano Zapata (1879-1919) War Hero.
- Little Eva (1943-2003) Pop Singer.
- Kevin Peter Hall (1955-1991) Movie Actor.
- Sam Kinison (1953-1992) Comedian.
- Natalie Schafer (1900-1991) TV Actress.
- Linda Darnell (1924-1965) Movie Actress.
What happened April 10th 1970?
That all changed on April 10, 1970, when an ambiguous Paul McCartney “self-interview” was seized upon by the international media as an official announcement of a Beatles breakup.
Are employers required to pay federal holiday?
Under federal labor law, employers are not required to pay employees holiday pay (whether it’s for hours not worked or premium pay for work performed on legal holidays). However, holiday pay is required for employees of the federal government and certain government contractors.
What are the 6 major US holidays?
Private businesses often observe only the “big six” holidays (New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas). Some also add the Friday after Thanksgiving, or one or more of the other federal holidays.
What all happened in April 2020?
Here are the world news events you need to know so far for April 2020:
- Coronavirus Updates.
- Knife Attack in France.
- Coronavirus Updates (2)
- Israel Election Moves Forward.
- Saudi Arabia Declares Ceasefire.
- Coronavirus Updates (3)
- Syrian Prison Riot.
- Indian Police Attacked.
Are there too many federal holidays?
Twenty-eight percent (28%) of American Adults, in fact, say there are already too many federal holidays, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.
What holiday is April 10th?
Holidays for Friday, April 10th, 2020
- April 10th, 2020 is American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Day.
- April 10th, 2020 is Encourage a Young Writer Day.
- April 10th, 2020 is Global Work From Home Day.
- April 10th, 2020 is Golfer’s Day.
- April 10th, 2020 is Good Friday.
What was life like in 1918?
In 1918, the average life expectancy in the S. dropped by 12 years! Men only lived an average of 36.6 years , and women only lived 42.2 years. A lot of this was due to the number of lives lost in WWI, and the number of lives claimed by the 1918 flu pandemic.
What sign is April 10th?
For People born on April 10 the Zodiac sign is Aries.
What life was like 100 years ago in 1917?
What Life Was Like 100 Years Ago in 1917. Created on Dec 28, 2017 by Kathy Pinna. In 1917 (100 years ago this year), President Woodrow Wilson was just beginning his second term in office. The United States entered World War I – the Great War (which began in Europe in 1914). The University of Oregon won the 3rd Rose Bowl and the Chicago White Sox were the world champions.
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What celebrities are a Aries?
- Matthew Broderick. Matthew Broderick.
- Reese Witherspoon. Reese Witherspoon.
- Elton John. Elton John.
- Keira Knightley. Keira Knightley.
- Mariah Carey. Mariah Carey.
- Reba McEntire. Reba McEntire.
- Ewan McGregor. Ewan McGregor.
- Pharrell Williams. Pharrell Williams.
April 10 special day in india
To honour our siblings, to show affection, to appreciate one another -?- National Siblings Day is celebrated every year on April 10. In India, the occasion of Raksha Bandhan celebrates the special bond between the siblings.
What happened on april 10, 2021
April 10, 2020— GOOD FRIDAY — NATIONAL SIBLINGS DAY — NATIONAL DAY OF SILENCE — NATIONAL CINNAMON CRESCENT DAY — NATIONAL FARM ANIMALS DAY — NATIONAL ENCOURAGE A YOUNG WRITER DAY.
What happened on april 10, 2021
Daily, thousands of Jews are murdered. On April 10,. with about 20,000 people remaining in the camp., the Nazis decide to evacuate.,and kill,everyone left in the camp. As the evacuation begins, however, an air-raid siren sounds, sending everybody indoors.
April 10 birthdays
- Steven Seagal (*Apr 10, 1952) actor, director US
- Haley Joel Osment (*Apr 10, 1988) actor US
- Mandy Moore (*Apr 10, 1984) actress, singer, model US
- George Arliss (*Apr 10, 1868) actor GB
- Michael Pitt (*Apr 10, 1981) actor, singer US
April 10 holiday
Holidays on April 10th 2021— Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.
- National Farm Animals Day Animal Appreciation
- National Hug Your Dog Day Animal Dog, Pet
- National Siblings Day Relationship Family
April 10 day
Saturday 10 April 2021
What is special about April 10th?
On April 10, 1912, the British liner RMS Titanic set sail from Southampton, England, on its ill-fated maiden voyage. On this date: In 1815, the Mount Tambora volcano on the Indonesian island of Sumbawa exploded in one of the largest eruptions in recorded history, resulting in tens of thousands of deaths.