About April 10

April 10, 2022 is the 100th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 265 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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Aries is the sun sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 287 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 10

  • 879
    Louis III becomes King of the Western Franks.
  • 1407
    the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
  • 1710
    The Statute of Anne, the first law regulating copyright, enters into force in Great Britain.
  • 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.
  • 1816
    The United States Government approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.
  • 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.
  • 1826
    The 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town Missolonghi start leaving the town after a year’s siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.
  • 1865
    American Civil War: A day after his surrender to Union forces, Confederate General Robert E. Lee addresses his troops for the last time.
  • 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 die from the British/Indian troops.
  • 1874
    The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
  • 1912
    The Titanic leaves port in Southampton, England for her first and only voyage.
  • 1916
    The Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) is created in New York City.
  • 1925
    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published in New York City, by Charles Scribner’s Sons.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Axis Powers in Europe establish the Independent State of Croatia from occupied Yugoslavia with Ante Pavelić's Ustaše fascist insurgents in power.
  • 1944
    Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler escape from the Birkenau death camp.
  • 1968
    Shipwreck of the New Zealand inter-island ferry TEV Wahine outside Wellington harbour.
  • 1970
    Paul McCartney announces that he leaves The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
  • 1971
    Ping Pong Diplomacy: In an attempt to thaw relations with the United States, the People’s Republic of China hosts the U.S. table tennis team for a weeklong visit.
  • 1991
    Italian ferry Moby Prince collides with an oil tanker in dense fog off Livorno, Italy killing 140.
  • 2009
    President of Fiji Ratu Josefa Iloilo announces he will suspend the constitution and assume all governance in the country, creating a constitutional crisis.

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