About April 10

April 10, 2021 is the 100th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 265 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

What Happened On April 10

  • 837
    Halley’s Comet and Earth experienced their closest approach to one another when their separating distance equalled 0.0342 AU (3.2 million miles).
  • 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.
  • 1816
    The United States Government approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.
  • 1858
    The original Big Ben, a 14.5 tonne bell for the Palace of Westminster is cast in Stockton-on-Tees by Warner’s of Cripplegate. This however cracked during testing and is recast into the 13.76 tonne bell by Whitechapel Bell Foundry and is still in use to date.
  • 1865
    American Civil War: A day after his surrender to Union forces, Confederate General Robert E. Lee addresses his troops for the last time.
  • 1866
    The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by Henry Bergh.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 1944
    Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler escape from the Birkenau death camp.
  • 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.
  • 1972
    Seventy-four nations sign the Biological Weapons Convention, the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of biological weapons.
  • 1991
    Italian ferry Moby Prince collides with an oil tanker in dense fog off Livorno, Italy killing 140.
  • 1992
    The Maraghar Massacre, killing of ethnic Armenian civil population of the village Maraghar by Azerbaijani troops during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

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