On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1995

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • NYC bans smoking in all restaurants that seat 35 or more

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer, dies at 85
  • Chen Yun, Chinese political leader during and after the Chinese Civil War, considered one of the Eight Elders of the Communist Party of China, dies at 89
  • Glyn Jones, writer, dies at 90
  • Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • Morarji Desai, Indian politician and activist, 4th Prime Minister of India (1977-79), dies at 99