About April 10

April 10, 2024 is the 101st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 265 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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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 294 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On April 10

  • 428
    Nestorius becomes Patriarch of Constantinople.
  • 1407
    the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
  • 1500
    Ludovico Sforza is captured by the Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French.
  • 1606
    The Charter of 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.
  • 1741
    War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.
  • 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.
  • 1856
    The Theta Chi fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
  • 1874
    The first Arbor Day is celebrated in Nebraska.
  • 1904
    British mystic Aleister Crowley transcribes the third and final chapter of The Book of The Law.
  • 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.
  • 1953
    Warner Brothers premieres the first 3-D film from a major American studio, entitled House of Wax.
  • 1957
    The Suez Canal is reopened for all shipping after being closed for three months.
  • 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.
  • 1973
    A British Vanguard turboprop crashes during a snowstorm at Basel, Switzerland killing 104.
  • 1979
    Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak: A tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people.
  • 1992
    The Maraghar Massacre, killing of ethnic Armenian civil population of the village Maraghar by Azerbaijani troops during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
  • 2010
    Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.

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