On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres in London

  • 88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria
  • The Council of Europe suspends Russia's right to vote

Famous Deaths

  • Jim Flaherty, Canadian politician, Minister of Finance (2006-2014), dies at 64
  • Richard Hoggart, British author (The Uses of Literacy: Aspects of Working Class Life) and warden (Goldsmith's College London), dies at 95