Today in History, English
Today in History, English

41551April 10Death2015 – Richie Benaud, Australian cricketer and sportscaster (b. 1930)
41552April 10Death2015 – Raúl Héctor Castro, Mexican-American politician and diplomat, 14th Governor of Arizona (b. 1916)
41553April 10Death2015 – Ray Graves, American football player and coach (b. 1918)
41554April 10Death2015 – Jin Youzhi, Chinese son of Zaifeng, Prince Chun (b. 1918)
41555April 10Death2015 – Judith Malina, German-American actress and director, co-founded The Living Theatre (b. 1926)
41556April 10Death2015 – Rose Francine Rogombé, Gabonese lawyer and politician, President of Gabon (b. 1942)
41557April 10Death2015 – Peter Walsh, Australian farmer and politician, 6th Australian Minister for Finance (b. 1935)
41558April 10Holiday and observanceChristian Feast Day:Fulbert of ChartresJames, Azadanus and AbdiciusMikael Agricola (Lutheran)Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Episcopal Church)William of Ockham (Anglicanism)William Law (Anglican Communion)April 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
41559April 10Holiday and observanceDay of the Builder (Azerbaijan)
41560April 11Event491 – Flavius Anastasius becomes Byzantine emperor, with the name of Anastasius I.
41561April 11Event1079 – Bishop Stanislaus of Kraków is executed by order of Bolesław II of Poland.
41562April 11Event1241 – Batu Khan defeats Béla IV of Hungary at the Battle of Mohi.
41563April 11Event1512 – War of the League of Cambrai: French forces led by Gaston de Foix win the Battle of Ravenna.
41564April 11Event1544 – French forces defeat a Spanish army at the Battle of Ceresole.
41565April 11Event1689 – William III and Mary II are crowned as joint sovereigns of Great Britain.
41566April 11Event1713 – War of the Spanish Succession (Queen Anne's War): Treaty of Utrecht.
41567April 11Event1727 – Premiere of Johann Sebastian Bach's St Matthew Passion BWV 244b at the St. Thomas Church, Leipzig
41568April 11Event1809 – Battle of the Basque Roads Naval battle fought between France and the United Kingdom
41569April 11Event1814 – The Treaty of Fontainebleau ends the War of the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon Bonaparte, and forces him to abdicate unconditionally for the first time.
41570April 11Event1856 – Battle of Rivas: Juan Santamaría burns down the hostel where William Walker's filibusters are holed up.
41571April 11Event1868 – Former Shogun Tokugawa Yoshinobu surrenders Edo Castle to Imperial forces, marking the end of the Tokugawa shogunate.
41572April 11Event1876 – The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks is organized.
41573April 11Event1881 – Spelman College is founded in Atlanta, Georgia as the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, an institute of higher education for African-American women.
41574April 11Event1888 – The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is inaugurated.
41575April 11Event1908 – SMS Blücher, the last armored cruiser to be built by the Imperial German Navy, launches.
41576April 11Event1909 – The city of Tel Aviv is founded.
41577April 11Event1913 – The Nevill Ground's pavilion is destroyed in a suffragette arson attack becoming the only cricket ground to be attacked by suffragettes.
41578April 11Event1919 – The International Labour Organization is founded.
41579April 11Event1921 – Emir Abdullah establishes the first centralised government in the newly created British protectorate of Transjordan.
41580April 11Event1945 – World War II: American forces liberate the Buchenwald concentration camp.

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