On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Africa's tallest monument, the African Renaissance Monument, dedicated outside Dakar, Senegal, designed by Pierre Goudiaby to commemorate Senegal's 50th anniversary of independence
  • Kraft Nabisco Championship Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: Yani Tseng of Taiwan wins her 2nd major title by 1 stroke ahead of runner-up Suzann Pettersen of Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Alec Bedser, English cricketer (mighty post-war England medium-pacer), dies at 91
  • Clifford M. Hardin, American politician (17th U.S. Secretary of Agriculture), dies at 94