On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • China announces move to cull more than 1 million pigs in effort to eliminate African swine fever
  • First home delivery service by drone begins in Canberra, Australia by Wing, part of Google's Alphabet company

Famous Photo1st Photo of a Black Hole

First-ever photo of a black hole announced, taken by The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration in 2017 in galaxy M87, 6.5 billion times the mass of earth, 55 million light-years away
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The first ever picture of black hole
The first ever picture of black hole
  • Four tiny sweat bees removed alive from a woman's eye in world's first operation of its kind at Fooyin University Hospital, Taiwan
  • New species of human announced named Homo luzonensis, 3ft tall, remains dated 50-60,000 years old found in cave on island of Luzon, Philippines
  • New York declares a public health emergency and compulsory vaccinations after a measles outbreak in Brooklyn with 285 cases