What Happened on April 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Friday

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