APRiL 10 ~ ON THiS DAY in History

1710 – The Statute of Anne, the first law regulating copyright, entered into force in Great Britain on the 10th April 1710.

1778 – William Hazlitt the English critic and painter was born on the 10th April 1778 (died 1830).

1829 – William Booth the English founder of the Salvation Army was born was born on the 10th April 1829 (died 1912).

1877 – Alfred Kubin the Austrian illustrator and author was born on the 10th April 1877 (died 1959).

1912 – The Titanic left port in Southampton, England for her 1st and only voyage on the 10th April 1912.

1916 – Lee Jung Seob the Korean painter was born on the 10th April 1916 (died 1956)

1921 – Chuck Connors the American actor was born on the 10th April 1921 (died 1992).

1924 – Kenneth Noland the American painter was born on the 10th April 1924 (died 2010).

1925 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was 1st published in New York City on the 10th April 1925, by Charles Scribner’s Sons.

1932 – Omar Sharif the Egyptian actor was born on the 10th April 1932.

1936 ~ David A. Hardy the space artist was born on the 10th April 1936.

1947 – Bunny Wailer the Jamaican singer-songwriter and drummer from Bob Marley and the Wailers was born on the 10th April 1947.

1950 – Eddie Hazel the American guitarist from Parliament-Funkadelic was born on the 10th April 1950 (died 1992).

1953 – Warner Brothers premiered the 1st 3D film from a major American studio on the 10th April 1953, entitled House of Wax. YouTube video: House of Wax movie trailer (1953) ~ an American horror film starring Vincent Price and remake of Warners’ Mystery of the Wax Museum (1933), without the comic relief featured in the earlier film…

1959 – Brian Setzer the American singer-songwriter and guitarist from Stray Cats was born on the 10th April 1959.

1960 – Katrina Leskanich the American lead singer of pop band Katrina and the Waves was born on the 10th April 1960.

1970 – Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving The Beatles on the 10th April 1970, because of personal and professional reasons.

1979 – Sophie Ellis-Bextor the English singer was born on the 10th April 1979.

1980 – Charlie Hunnam the English actor and screenwriter was born on the 10th April 1980.

1981 – Liz McClarnon the English singer from Atomic Kitten.

1988 – Haley Joel Osment the American actor was born on the 10th April 1988.

Today in History for April 10th ~ video presented by the Associated Press… 

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