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Importance of 10th April in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 10th April special in the world history.

1999
Death of Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat, German-born biochemist who discovered the genetic control of viral reproduction and created the first ineffective virus, a landmark step in the treatment of diseases
Germany
1998
Good Friday peace agreement in Northern Ireland – effectively implemented in May 2007
Great Britain
1925
The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald was published in New York.
United States
1912
The Titanic sailed from Southampton
Great Britain
1909
Death of Algernon Charles Swinburne, controversial British poet
Great Britain
1907
Birth of Frederick Copleston, Jesuit priest and philosopher, author of 10-volume History of Philosophy.
Great Britain
1858
The first bell for Big Ben was cast in Stockton-on-Tees. It cracked and was recast slightly smaller in the Whitechapel foundry and is still in use today.
1778
Birth of William Hazlitt, English writer
Great Britain
1633
Bananas go on sale in UK for 1st time
Great Britain
1606
The Virginia Company of London was incorporated with the intention of creating a colony in North America.
Great Britain
0837
Halley's Comet made its closest ever pass of planet Earth.
United Kingdom
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