On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardUS Masters Golf

80th US Masters Tournament, Augusta National GC: England's Danny Willett wins his first major title, 3 strokes ahead of Lee Westwood and defending champion Jordan Spieth

Professional Golfer Jordan Spieth
Professional Golfer
Jordan Spieth
  • Explosions and a fire caused by fireworks at Puttingal Temple in Kerala, India, kills more than 100 and injures nearly 400

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Hong Kong pro-democracy political party Demosistō established by Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow

Activist Joshua Wong
Activist
Joshua Wong

Famous Deaths

  • Howard Marks, British drug dealer and author (Mr Nice), dies at 70