On This Day: April 10th

This is 101st day of the year and 265 days remain in the year.

in history
The U.S. patent system was formed.
The safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in New York.
Titanic set sail on its fateful voyage.
Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers announced that Jackie Robinson had signed with the team.
The atomic-powered submarine Thresher sank off Cape Cod, Mass.
Paul McCartney announced the official split of the Beatles.
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 Birthdays
Joseph 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

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