On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1970

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney officially announces the split of The Beatles

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney

Famous Birthdays

  • Enrico Ciccone, Canadian NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • J. J. McCleskey, American NFL safety (New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals), born in Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Kenny Lattimore, American R&B singer songwriter, born in Washington, D.C.
  • Matt Barlow, American musician (Ashes of Ares, Iced Earth, Pyramaze), born in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Mike Mushok, American musician (Staind, Newsted, Saint Asonia), born in Ludlow, Massachusetts
  • Q-Tip [Kamaal Fareed, born Jonathan Davis], American rapper, actor, record producer and DJ, born in Harlem, New York
  • Sean Gilbert, American NFL defensive tackle (Washington Redskins), born in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
  • Wesley "Wes" Barnett, American Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987), born in St Joseph, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Paton, British actor (Freedom of the Seas), dies of a heart attack at 96
1970 Highlights

About April 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 50 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries