What Happened on April 10, 1959

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox second baseman Nellie Fox gets a MLB Opening Day record tying 5 hits in 7 at-bats in a 14-inning, 9–7 win in Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Babyface [Kenneth Edmonds], American Grammy Award winning R&B singer, songwriter and record producer, born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Brian Setzer, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Stray Cats), born in Massapequa Park, New York
  • Yvan Loubier, Canadian politician and one of founders of the Bloc Québécois, born in Montreal, Quebec

Famous Weddings

  • Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda