On This Day: April 10th
This is 101st day of the year and 265 days remain in the year.
The U.S. patent system was formed.
The safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in New York.
The American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was chartered.
Titanic set sail on its fateful voyage.
Israeli prime minister Golda Meir announced her resignation.
The Northern Ireland "Good Friday Accord" was reached.
The U.S. House passed the "Amber Alert" bill. It provided a system for alerting the public about missing or abducted children.
April 10 BirthdaysJoseph PulitzerPronunciation: [poo´litsur, pyOO´–]
1847–1911, American newspaper publisher, born in Hungary.
Frances PerkinsU.S. Secretary of Labor
William Boothreligious leader
Matthew C. Perrynaval officer
Dolores Huertalabor leader