On This Day

Historical Events on April 10 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 219 of 219

  • 2012 Apple Inc claims a value of $600 billion making it the largest company by market capitalization in the world

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

2012 Rick Santorum suspends his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination making Mitt Romney the overwhelming favourite

Governor of Massachusetts and Senator Mitt Romney
Governor of Massachusetts and Senator
Mitt Romney
  • 2013 Japan and Taiwan sign an agreement on fishing rights around the Senkaku Islands
  • 2014 88 civilians are killed by barrel bombs from Syrian war planes in Aleppo, Syria
  • 2014 The Council of Europe suspends Russia's right to vote

Film release premierFilm Premier

2014 "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" directed by Marc Webb and starring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone premieres in London

Sport awardUS Masters Golf

2016 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
  • 2016 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

2016 Hong Kong pro-democracy political party Demosistō established by Nathan Law, Joshua Wong and Agnes Chow

Activist Joshua Wong
Activist
Joshua Wong
  • 2017 Edward Enninful is announced the new Editor of "British Vogue" its first male and black editor
  • 2017 Alabama Governor Robert Bentley resigns over relationship with an aide and possible misuse of state funds to cover it up

Film release premierFilm Premier

2017 "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" directed by James Gunn and starring Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana premieres in Toyko

Actress Zoe Saldana
Actress
Zoe Saldana
Actor, producer and screenwriter Vin Diesel
Actor, producer and screenwriter
Vin Diesel
Actor Chris Pratt
Actor
Chris Pratt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2018 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg begins testifying before US Congress about data use and security

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg
  • 2019 China announces move to cull more than 1 million pigs in effort to eliminate African swine fever

Famous Photo1st Photo of a Black Hole

2019 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
  • 2019 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
  • 2019 Four tiny sweat bees removed alive from a woman's eye in world's first operation of its kind at Fooyin University Hospital, Taiwan
  • 2019 First home delivery service by drone begins in Canberra, Australia by Wing, part of Google's Alphabet company
  • 2019 New York declares a public health emergency and compulsory vaccinations after a measles outbreak in Brooklyn with 285 cases