On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 2014

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

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: Peter Gabriel; Hall & Oates; KISS; Nirvana; Linda Ronstadt; Cat Stevens; The E Street Band; Brian Epstein; and Andrew Loog Oldham

Singer and songwriter Cat Stevens
Singer and songwriter
Cat Stevens
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager Brian Epstein
Music Entrepreneur and Beatles Manager
Brian Epstein
Singer-Songwriter and Musician Dave Grohl
Singer-Songwriter and Musician
Dave Grohl
  • 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
2014 Highlights

About April 10, 2014

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aries