What Happened on April 10, 1972

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 20 days after he was kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas.
  • 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
  • Two British soldiers are killed in a bomb attack in Derry
  • US, USSR & 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Harrell, NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
  • Richard Wearne, Australian rower (Olympics-96)
  • Sue Merz, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Oly-98)