On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 2010

Historical Events

  • 163rd Grand National: Tony McCoy wins aboard 10/1 joint-favourite Don't Push It by 5 lengths ahead of Black Apalachi
  • Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński

Famous Deaths

  • Dixie Carter, American actress (Designing Women, Edge of Night), dies at 70
  • 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
2010 Highlights

About April 10, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aries