What Happened on April 10, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 163rd Grand National: Tony McCoy aboard Don't Push It wins
  • Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.

Famous Deaths

  • Dixie Carter, an American actress (b.1939)
  • Lech Kaczyński, Polish lawyer and politician, then President of Poland is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 60
  • Maria Kaczyńska, Polish economist and First Lady of Poland, is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 67
  • Ryszard Kaczorowski, Polish statesman is killed in the crash of a Polish Air Force Tu-154 at 90