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What Happened on April 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 Scientists from the Event Horizon Telescope project announce the first ever image of a black hole, which was located in the centre of the M87 galaxy.
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.
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.
2009 President of Fiji Ratu Josefa Iloilo announces the abrogation of the constitution and assumes all governance in the country, creating a constitutional crisis.
1998 The Good Friday Agreement is signed in Northern Ireland.
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.
1988 The Ojhri Camp explosion kills or injures more than 1,000 people in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Pakistan.
1979 Red River Valley tornado outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.
1973 Invicta International Airlines Flight 435 crashes in a snowstorm on approach to Basel, Switzerland, killing 108 people.
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.
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.
1970 Paul McCartney announces that he is leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
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.
1963 One hundred twenty-nine American sailors die when the submarine USS Thresher sinks at sea.
1944 Rudolf Vrba and Alfréd Wetzler escape from Birkenau death camp.
1941 World War II: The Axis powers establish the Independent State of Croatia.
1939 Alcoholics Anonymous, A.A.'s "Big Book", is first published.
1938 The 1938 German parliamentary election and referendum seeks approval for a single list of Nazi candidates and the recent annexation of Austria.
1925 The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published in New York City, by Charles Scribner's Sons.
1919 Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
1916 The Professional Golfers' Association of America (PGA) is created in New York City.
1912 RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton, England on her maiden and only voyage.
1900 British suffer a sharp defeat by the Boers south of Brandfort. 600 British troops are killed and wounded and 800 taken prisoner.
1896 1896 Summer Olympics: The Olympic marathon is run ending with the victory of Greek athlete Spyridon Louis.
1887 On Easter Sunday, Pope Leo XIII authorizes the establishment of the Catholic University of America.
1875 India: Arya Samaj is founded in Mumbai by Swami Dayananda Saraswati to propagate his goal of social reform.
1872 The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
1868 At Arogee in Abyssinia, British and Indian forces defeat an army of Emperor Tewodros II. While 700 Ethiopians are killed and many more injured, only two British/Indian troops die.
1866 The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by Henry Bergh.
1865 American Civil War: A day after his surrender to Union forces, Confederate General Robert E. Lee addresses his troops for the last time.
1864 Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg is proclaimed emperor of Mexico during the French intervention in Mexico.
1858 After the original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonnes (32,000 lb) bell for the Palace of Westminster, had cracked during testing, it is recast into the current 13.76 tonnes (30,300 lb) bell by Whitechapel Bell Foundry.
1826 The 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town of Missolonghi begin leaving the town after a year's siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.
1821 Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Ottoman government from the main gate of the Patriarchate and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus.
1821 Greek War of Independence: the island of Psara joins the Greek struggle for independence.
1816 The Federal government of the United States approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.
1815 The Mount Tambora volcano begins a three-month-long eruption, lasting until July 15. The eruption ultimately kills 71,000 people and affects Earth's climate for the next two years.
1809 Napoleonic Wars: The War of the Fifth Coalition begins when forces of the Austrian Empire invade Bavaria.
1741 War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia gains control of Silesia at the Battle of Mollwitz.
1717 Robert Walpole resigns from the British government, commencing the Whig Split which lasts until 1720.
1710 The Statute of Anne, the first law regulating copyright, comes into force in Great Britain.
1606 The Virginia Company of London is established by royal charter by James I of England with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
1545 The settlement of Villa Imperial de Carlos V (now the city of Potosí) in Bolivia is founded after the discovery of huge silver deposits in the area.
1500 Ludovico Sforza is captured by Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French.
1407 Deshin Shekpa, 5th Karmapa Lama visits the Ming dynasty capital at Nanjing and is awarded the title "Great Treasure Prince of Dharma".
837 Halley's Comet makes its closest approach to Earth at a distance equal to 0.0342 AU (5.1 million kilometres/3.2 million miles).
428 Nestorius becomes the Patriarch of Constantinople.
Famous People Born on April 10

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Year Name
1959 Yvan Loubier, Canadian economist and politician
1985 Willo Flood, Irish footballer
1998 Anna Pogorilaya, Russian figure skater
1829 William Booth, English minister, founded The Salvation Army (d. 1912)
1947 David A. Adler, American author and educator
1988 Haley Joel Osment, American actor
1979 Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor
1984 David Obua, Ugandan footballer
1979 Pavlos Fyssas, Greek rapper (d. 2013)
1953 David Moorcroft, English runner and businessman
Famous People Deaths On April 10

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Date Name
948 Hugh of Arles, king of Italy
1998 Seraphim of Athens, Greek archbishop (b. 1913)
1362 Maud, English noblewoman (b. 1339)
1533 Frederick I, king of Denmark and Norway (b. 1471)
1585 Gregory XIII, pope of the Catholic Church (b. 1502)
1889 William Crichton, Scottish engineer and shipbuilder (b. 1827)[30]
1601 Mark Alexander Boyd, Scottish soldier and poet (b. 1562)
1821 Gregory V of Constantinople, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople (b. 1746)
1981 Howard Thurman, American author, philosopher and civil rights activist (b. 1899)
1942 Carl Schenstrøm, Danish actor and director (b. 1881)