April 10

April 10.

 

What happened on this day in history? Important events on this day in history, April 10, had a major impact on the history of the world. Pivotal occurrences that happened on April 10 surrounded events relating to the First Copyright Law of Great Britain, Eruption of Mount Tambora, Recasting of Big Ben, Founding of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, First American Arbor Day, Departure of Titanic on Her Maiden Voyage, Founding of the Professional Golfers' Association of America, Publishing of The Great Gatsby, Sinking of TEV Wahine and Announcement that Paul McCartney Was Leaving the Beatles. Many famous people were associated with these crucial events including Queen Anne, Unfortunately Not Recorded, George Mears, Henry Bergh, Lord Harrowby, Julius Sterling Morton, Edward Smith, John Jacob Astor IV, Benjamin Guggenheim, Rodman Wanamaker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Hector Gordon Robertson and Paul McCartney.

First Copyright Law of Great Britain - April 10, 1710: On this day in history, April 10, 1710, important events took place today in London, England, surrounding the First Copyright Law of Great Britain. A copyright act , known as the Statute of Anne, was brought into British law on April 10, 1710. The act, which allowed the government to regulate copyright, was named after Queen Anne. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1710 were Queen Anne. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: First Copyright Law of Great Britain *** Date: April 10, 1710 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Politics *** Historical Period: 18th Century *** This day in history ***

Eruption of Mount Tambora - April 10, 1815: On this day in history, April 10, 1815, momentous events took place today in Dutch East Indies, with regard to the Eruption of Mount Tambora. Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies (modern Indonesia) erupted on April 10, 1815. The eruption was one of the most powerful known and led to a change in global temperatures. An estimated 71,000 people were killed as a result of the eruption. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1815 were Unfortunately Not Recorded. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Eruption of Mount Tambora *** Date: April 10, 1815 *** Place: Dutch East Indies *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Recasting of Big Ben - April 10, 1858: On this day in history, April 10, 1858, critical events took place today in London, England, regarding the Recasting of Big Ben. The Great Bell in the Elizabeth Tower, commonly referred to as Big Ben, was cast by Warners of Stockton-on-Tees. A 1.2 metre crack appeared during testing, which resulted in the bell being broken up and recast by George Mears at the Whitechapel Foundry on April 10, 1858. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1858 were George Mears. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Recasting of Big Ben *** Date: April 10, 1858 *** Place: London, England *** Category: Construction *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - April 10, 1866: On this day in history, April 10, 1866, critical events took place today in New York, USA, regarding the Founding of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Following a meeting with the President of Britain's Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Lord Harrowby; Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals on April 10, 1866, in New York. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1866 were Henry Bergh, Lord Harrowby. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Founding of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals *** Date: April 10, 1866 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

First American Arbor Day - April 10, 1872: On this day in history, April 10, 1872, momentous events took place today in Nebraska, USA, with regard to the First American Arbor Day. The first American Arbor Day day, a holiday during which people are encouraged to plant trees, was founded by newspaper editor Julius Sterling Morton on April 10, 1872, and resulted in the planting of approximately one million trees in Nebraska. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1872 were Julius Sterling Morton. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: First American Arbor Day *** Date: April 10, 1872 *** Place: Nebraska, USA *** Category: General Interest *** Historical Period: 19th Century *** This day in history ***

Departure of Titanic on Her Maiden Voyage - April 10, 1912: On this day in history, April 10, 1912, significant events took place today in Southampton, England, respecting the Departure of Titanic on Her Maiden Voyage. The White Star Line's Olympic class ocean passenger liner RMS Titanic embarked on it's maiden voyage, from Southampton to New York, on April 10, 1912. Titanic was under the command of Edward Smith and carried many prominent passengers including John Jacob Astor IV and Benjamin Guggenheim. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1912 were Edward Smith, John Jacob Astor IV, Benjamin Guggenheim. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Departure of Titanic on Her Maiden Voyage *** Date: April 10, 1912 *** Place: Southampton, England *** Category: Transport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Founding of the Professional Golfers' Association of America - April 10, 1916: On this day in history, April 10, 1916, crucial events took place today in New York, USA, relating to the Founding of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. Department store tycoon Rodman Wanamaker pulled together a group of 35 people in New York and founded the Professional Golfers Association of America, on April 10, 1916. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1916 were Rodman Wanamaker. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Founding of the Professional Golfers' Association of America *** Date: April 10, 1916 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Sport *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Publishing of The Great Gatsby - April 10, 1925: On this day in history, April 10, 1925, significant events took place today in New York, USA, respecting the Publishing of The Great Gatsby. American author F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel 'The Great Gatsby' was first published by Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, on April 10, 1925. The novel has since become a literary classic. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1925 were F. Scott Fitzgerald. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Publishing of The Great Gatsby *** Date: April 10, 1925 *** Place: New York, USA *** Category: Literature *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Sinking of TEV Wahine - April 10, 1968: On this day in history, April 10, 1968, critical events took place today in Wellington, New Zealand, regarding the Sinking of TEV Wahine. Roll-on roll-off ferry TEV Wahine was entering Wellington harbour, after sailing from Lyttelton, when winds from a severe storm drove her onto Barrett Reef. Wahine capsized and sank in Wellington Harbour on April 10, 1968, with the loss of 53 lives. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1968 were Hector Gordon Robertson. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Sinking of TEV Wahine *** Date: April 10, 1968 *** Place: Wellington, New Zealand *** Category: Disaster *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

Announcement that Paul McCartney Was Leaving the Beatles - April 10, 1970: On this day in history, April 10, 1970, momentous events took place today in United Kingdom, with regard to the Announcement that Paul McCartney Was Leaving the Beatles. British singer songwriter Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the pop group 'Beatles' on April 10, 1970. He cited personal and professional reasons for his departure. The famous people associated with this historical event on this day in history: April 10, 1970 were Paul McCartney. Facts on this day in History April 10: Events on this day in history: Announcement that Paul McCartney Was Leaving the Beatles *** Date: April 10, 1970 *** Place: United Kingdom *** Category: Entertainment *** Historical Period: 20th Century *** This day in history ***

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