April 10: Day of the Week
April 10, 2020 was the 101st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 265 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1816The United States Government approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.
- 1864Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg is elected emperor of Mexico.
- 1919Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
- 1941World War II: The Axis Powers in Europe establish the Independent State of Croatia from occupied Yugoslavia with Ante Pavelić's Ustaše fascist insurgents in power.
- 1953Warner Brothers premieres the first 3-D film from a major American studio, entitled House of Wax.
- 197220 days after he is kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas.
- 1972Seventy-four nations sign the Biological Weapons Convention, the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of biological weapons.
- 1991A rare tropical storm develops in the South Atlantic Ocean near Angola; the first to be documented by satellites.
- 1992The Maraghar Massacre, killing of ethnic Armenian civil population of the village Maraghar by Azerbaijani troops during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.
- 2010Polish Air Force Tu-154M crashes near Smolensk, Russia, killing all 96 people on board including President Lech Kaczyński.
Who were born on April 10?
- 1891Frank Barson, English footballer (d. 1968)
- 1903Clare Boothe Luce, American activist, (d. 1987)
- 1912Boris Kidrič, Slovenian politician (d. 1953)
- 1924Kenneth Noland, American painter (d. 2010)
- 1942Ian Callaghan, English footballer
- 1942Nick Auf der Maur, Canadian journalist and politician (d. 1998)
- 1958Bob Bell, British engineer
- 1979Sophie Ellis-Bextor, English singer
- 1982Chyler Leigh, American actress
- 1990Lulinha, Brazilian footballer
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