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 This day in History - October 10
434 Historic Events for October 10
1959

Friedrich, Prince of Liechtenstein, dies

Death
1959

Chris Lowe, English rock keyboardist (Pet Shop Boys-It's a Sin)

Birth
1960

Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 4000 die

Event
1960

16 Calif Poly football team members die in plane crash in Toledo

Event
1960

"Laughs and Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 perfs

Event
1960

Eric Martin, rocker (Mr Big)

Birth
1960

Ron Stewart of Ottawa rushes for CFL-record 287 yards

Event
1960

WGTE TV channel 30 in Toledo, OH (PBS) begins broadcasting

Event
1961

"Milk and Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances

Event
1961

Expansion draft to stock Houston Astros and NY Mets

Event
1961

Otis M Smith appointed to Michigan Supreme Court

Event
1961

US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Event
1961

Martin Kemp, London, rock bassist (Spandau Ballet)

Birth
1961

Brian Lee Diemer, Grand Rapids Mich, steeplechase (Olymp-bronze-1984)

Birth
1962

Rex J Walheim, Redwood City Calif, Capt USAF/astronaut

Birth
1962

Indies assault up Chinese positions in North-India attack

Event
1963

Treaty banning atmospheric nuclear tests signed by US, UK, USSR

Event
1963

Dam bursts in Italy, 3,000+ die

Event
1963

Mike Donnelly, Detroit, NHL left wing (Dallas Stars)

Birth
1963

Netherland population hits 12,000,000

Event
1964

Eddie Cantor, comedian (Eddie Cantor Comedy Theater), dies at 72

Death
1964

Maxi Gnauck, German DR, uneven parallel bars (Olympic-gold-1980)

Birth
1964

Neneh Cherry, Stockholm Sweden, rock vocalist

Birth
1964

Konrad Bayer, writer, dies

Death
1964

Frantisek Picha, composer, dies at 71

Death