10th April, on this day

837 Comet 1P/837 F1 (Halley) approaches within 0.0334 astronomical units (AUs) of Earth
847 St Leo IV begins his reign as Catholic Pope
879 Louis III, crowned King of France
1500 France captures duke Ludovico Sforza of Milan
1512 Pope Julius II opens 5th Council of Lateranen
1516 1st ghetto, Jews are compelled to live in specific area of Venice
1552 Henri II of France occupies Metz
1589 Spanish troops conquer Geertruidenberg
1606 The Charter of the Virginia Company of London was established by royal charter by James I of England with the purpose of establishing colonial settlements in North America.
1633 Bananas go on display in a shop window in London - the first time the fruit has been seen in Britain
1656 Dutch fleet occupiers Colombo Ceylon
1694 Duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
1710 The Copyright Act comes into effect in Britain allowing authors to hold exclusive rights to their work for up to 50 years after their death
1739 Dick Turpin executed in England for horse stealing
1741 Prussians defeat Austrians at Mollwitz
1790 US Patent system is established
1790 Robert Gray is 1st American to circumnavigate the Earth
1815 Austria declares war on realm of Naples
1815 Mount Tambora eruption covers several islands with ash in Indonesia.
1816 2nd Bank of US chartered
1821 Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Turks from the main gate of the Patriarchate and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus.
1825 Nicaraguan constituent assembly meets at León
1826 The 10,500 inhabitants of the Greek town Messolonghi start leaving the town after a year's siege by Turkish forces. Very few of them survive.
1835 Charles Darwin returns to Santiago, Chile
1841 New York "Tribune" begins publishing under editor Horace Greeley
1845 More than 1,000 buildings damaged by fire in Pittsburgh PA
1849 Walter Hunt of New York patents the Safety Pin. It takes him just 3 hours to make and later sells the patent for several hundred pounds to pay off his debts
1857 The Sepoy Mutiny popularly known as the "Revolt of 1857" broke out in Meerut, India as part of the Indian independence movement.
1863 Rebel General Earl Van Dorn attacks at Franklin TN
1864 Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes emperor of México
1865 At Appomattox, General Lee issues General Order number 9, his last
1866 American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) forms
1868 British defeat King of Abyssinia at Magdala. 700 Ethiopians are killed and many more injured, only two die from the British/ Indian troops
1869 José Martí founds the Cuban Revolutionary Party.
1872 Arbor day 1st celebrated in Nebraska, later changed to April 22
1877 FedNeral troops withdrawn from Columbia, SC
1877 1st human cannonball act performed in London
1884 US Senate accepts Belgian administration of Congo
1887 President Abraham Lincoln is re-buried with his wife in Springfield, IL
1896 Greek runner Spiridon Loues wins 1st modern Olympic marathon in Athens (2:58:50)
1906 The Four Million, O. Henry's second short story collection, is published.
1912 British-built luxury liner Titanic sets sail on its maiden voyage from Southampton to New York
1916 1st professional golf tournament held
1917 Munition factory explosion at Eddystone, PA, kills 133 workers
1919 Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos.
1923 Hitler demands "hatred nad more hatred" in Berlin
1924 The first book of crosswords is published in New York
1924 Tubular steel golf club shafts approved for championship play
1925 F Scott Fitzgerald publishes "The Great Gatsby"
1925 Czarina re-christens Stalingrad (now Volgograd)
1925 Scribners publishes "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald
1930 Synthetic rubber 1st produced
1932 Paul von Hindenburg re-elected President of Germany
1933 US New Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps is created.
1935 Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London
1936 200" mirror blank arrives in Pasadena
1938 Austria becomes a state of Germany
1938 2nd government of Blum replaced by Daladier government in France
1938 New York makes syphilis test mandatory in order to get a marriage license
1939 Colijn's Dutch government opens camp Westerbork for German Jews
1939 Grens mobilization due to Italian invasion in Albania
1940 Vidkun Quisling forms Norwegian "national government"
1941 German troops conquer Libyan county Cyrenaica
1941 The Axis Powers in Europe establish the Independent State of Croatia from occupied Yugoslavia with Ante Pavelic's Ustase fascist insurgents in power.
1943 12 Jewish patients of Herren Loo-Lozenoord escape Nazi's
1943 General Montgomery occupies Sfax, Tunisia
1944 Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler escape from Birkenau death camp.
1944 Soviet forces liberate Odessa from Nazi's
1945 Canadian troops conquer Deventer
1945 General Blaskowitz becomes nazi leader of "Fort Holland"
1945 German troops attack Ijsselbrug
1945 US troops land on Tsugen Shima Okinawa
1947 King Frederik IX of Denmark crowned
1948 Jewish Hagana repels an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek
1955 In England, Ruth Ellis shoots her lover David Blakely outside a pub in Hampstead in North London. Following her murder trial, Ruth Ellis becomes the last woman to be hanged in Britain
1955 Dr Jonas Salk successfully tests Polio vaccine
1957 John Osborne's "Entertainer", premieres in London
1957 Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
1957 Suez canal reopens for all traffic
1957 USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test
1958 Northern strip of Spanish Sahara ceded to Morocco
1959 Japan's Crown Prince Akihito marries commoner Michiko Shoda
1960 US Senate passes landmark Civil Rights Bill
1961 Adolf Eichmann tried as a war criminal in Israel
1963 Thresher, US atomic-powered submarine, sinks 220 miles east of Boston
1963 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1964 Iranian motor launch catches fire and sinks killing 113 (Persian Gulf)
1968 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1971 US table tennis team arrives in People's Rebublic of China
1972 7.0 earthquake kills 1/5 of population of Iranian province of Fars
1972 US, USSR and 70 other nations agree to ban biological weapons
1972 20 days after he was kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas.
1972 For the first time since November 1967 American B-52 bombers reportedly begin bombing North Vietnam.
1973 BEA Vanguard Turboprop flight to Basel Switzerland, crashes into wooded hillside during landing, killing 107 of 143
1973 Pakistan suspends constitution
1974 Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli PM Golda Meir
1974 Magicians Penn and Teller 1st meet
1978 Volkswagen becomes the first non-American automobile manufacturer to build cars in the United States, opening a plant in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
1979 On "Terrible Tuesday", a tornado lands in Wichita Falls, Texas killing 42 people. (see Red River Valley Tornado Outbreak).
1979 Soyuz 33 launched with a Russian and a Bulgarian
1981 Computer glitch keeps Space Shuttle Columbia grounded
1981 Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands elected to British Parliament
1981 France performs nuclear test
1981 Rioting starts in the London suburb of Brixton.
1983 Jordan's King Hussein ceases negotiations with PLO
1984 Damaged Solar Max satellite snared by Challenger shuttle
1984 US Senate condemns CIA mining of Nicaraguan harbors
1986 Benazir Bhutto returns to Pakistan
1986 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1989 Intel corp announces shipment of the 80486 chip
1989 H J Heinz, Van Camp Seafood and Bumble Bee Seafood say they will not buy tuna caught in nets that also trap dolphins
1991 Last automat (coin operated cafeteria) closes (3rd and 42nd St, New York NY)
1991 Italian ferry Moby Prince collides with an oil tanker in dense fog off Livorno, Italy killing 140
1992 25 die in a bus bombing in Sri Lanka
1991 A rare tropical storm develops in the Southern Hemisphere near Angola; the first to be documented by satellites.
1998 The Belfast Agreement is signed.
2006 Hundreds of thousands protest H.R. 4437 (aka the "Sensenbrenner Bill") in cities across the United States.

10th April 2006

France to replace youth job law

US dismisses Iran attack claims

Dozens killed in Indian inferno

10th April 2007

Jail for Serb video death squad

Moroccan attacks

Road crash kills 25 in Sri Lanka

Chad army attacks

10th April 2008

Bush backs Iraq withdrawal freeze

Burma migrants suffocate in lorry

Afghan suicide attack kills eight

10th April 2009

Iraq blast kills five US troops

Russia blamed for pipeline blast

Water cut off in Mexican capital

10th April 2010

Polish President dies in plane crash

11 killed in Thailand clashes

China reports rare trade deficit

Birthdates which occurred on 10th April :

0401 Theodosius II the Younger, Eastern Roman emperor
1512 James I king of Scotland (1513-42)
1569 Emilia van Nassau daughter of Willem of Orange & Anna of Saxon
1583 Hugo Grotius Holland, jurist, father of international law
1633 Werner Fabricius composer
1695 Balthazar Huydecoper Dutch translator/historian
1737 François Giroust composer
1755 Samuel Hahnemann German physician/originator of homeopathy
1778 William Hazlitt Maidstone Kent England, essayist/critic
1783 Hortense E de Beauharnais French queen of Netherlands (1806-10)
1794 Commodore Matthew Calbraith Perry opened Japan
1797 Claude Ambroise Seurat Troyes France, (World's skinniest man)
1806 Leonidas Polk Lieutenant General (Confederate Army), died in 1864
1808 Auguste Franchomme composer
1823 Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
1827 Lewis Wallace Major General (Union volunteers)/lawyer/diplomat/author (Ben Hur)
1829 William Booth founder (Salvation Army)
1833 David McMurtrie Gregg Brevet Major General (Union volunteers)
1833 James Edward Rains Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1862
1847 Joseph Pulitzer Hungary, publisher (St Louis Post-Dispatch, New York World)
1847 Charles Swinnerton Heap composer
1854 Jozef M T Orelio baritone
1857 Henry Ernest Dudeney mathematician/puzzle maker
1864 Eugene Francis Charles D'Albert German pianist/composer (Golem)
1864 Tully Marshall Nevada City CA
1868 George Arliss London England, actor (Devil, Green Goddess)
1877 Alfred Kubin writer
1880 Frances Perkins 1st woman to hold cabinet-level position (Labor)
1882 Simon F H J Berkelbach Van der Sprenkel theologist (Fear & Religion)
1886 Val[entine] Paul Denver CO, silent film actor (Red Red Heart, Lair of the Wolf)
1887 Bernardo A Houssay Argentine physiologist (Nobel 1947)
1887 Heinz Tiessen composer
1891 Tim McCoy Saginaw MI
1892 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
1892 Victor de Sabata Trieste Italy, conductor/composer (Il Macigno)
1894 Ben Nicholson English painter/sculptor (Circle)
1896 Edith Day Minneapolis MN
1898 Hans Ehrke German writer/poet (Narrenspiegel, Füer)
19-- Claudette Nevins Birmingham AL, actress (Dark Side of Innocence)
19-- Dale Pulde drag race car driver
19-- Lee Weaver Fort Lauderdale FL, actor (Bill Cosby, Easy Street)
1900 Jean Duvieusart premier (Belgium 1950)
1903 Clare Boothe Luce former US ambassador to Vatican
1903 Nick Stuart Romania, bandleader
1905 Jan H van Roijen diplomat/Netherlands foreign minister
1906 Kathleen Major principal (St Hilda's College, England)
1906 Fud Livingston composer
1906 Lili Darvas Budapest Hungary, actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron)
1907 Pete Desjardins US, platform/springboard diver (Olympics-gold-1928)
1908 Aidan Crawley CEO (London Weekend TV)
1910 Abu-Bakr Khairat composer
1910 David Gilroy Bevan politician
1910 Eddy Duchin Cambridge MA, society pianist/bandleader (Eddy Duchin Orchestra)
1911 Maurice Schumann French statesman/writer (La Voix du couvre-feu)
1912 Clarke Hinkle NFL fullback (Green Bay Packers)
1912 Martin Denny rocker/actor (Forbidden Island)
1912 Roy Hofheinz engineer (Houston Astrodome)
1913 Stefan Heym German/US author (Crusaders, Family Benda)
1914 E A V "Foffie" Williams cricketer (West Indies all-rounder 1939-48)
1914 Jack Badcock cricketer (Tasmania Australian batsman of 30's)
1915 Harry Morgan Detroit MI, actor (December Bride, MASH, Dragnet)
1915 Leo Vroman Dutch/US poet/biologist
1917 Robert Burns Woodward organic chemist (Nobel 1965)
1921 Chuck Connors Brooklyn NY, actor (Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa)
1921 Sheb Wooley Erick OK, vocalist (Purple People Eater, Hee Haw)
1921 Peter Herbert Penwarden priest
1923 Floyd M Simmons actor/decathlete (Olympics-bronze-1948, 52)
1923 John Watkins cricketer (South African all-rounder in 15 Tests 49-57)
1924 Lee Bergere Brooklyn NY, actor (Joseph-Dynasty)
1924 Johanna M van de Berg actress (What See I?)
1926 Jacques Casterede composer
1926 Johnnie Tillmon civil rights activist (National Welfare Rights Association)
1927 "Alvin" Junior Samples Cummings GA, country performer (Hee Haw)
1929 Max [Carl Adolf] Von Sydow Lund Sweden, actor (Hawaii, Exorcist, Dune, Dreamscape)
1929 Dusan Radic composer
1930 Lord Morton of Shauna, Senator (College of Justice, Scotland)
1930 Shuja-ud-Din cricketer (batted in 19 Tests for Pakistan 1954-62)
1931 Marcel van Maele Belgian poet
1932 Adrian Henri poet/president (Liverpool Academy of Arts)
1932 Hari Rhodes Cincinnati OH, actor (Mike-Daktari, Roots)
1932 Omar Sharif [Michael Shalhoub] Alexandria Egypt, actor (Dr Zhivago, Top Secret)
1932 Delphine Seyrig Beirut Lebanon, actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages)
1932 Mae Heriwentha Faggs Starr New Jersey, 4x100 meter runner (Olympics-gold-1952)
1932 Nathaniel Nelson rocker (Flamingos)
1933 [Ponciano] Poncie Ponce Maui HI, actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye)
1933 Philip Corner composer
1933 Robert Rhodes James historian (Gallipoli)
1934 David Halberstam New York Times international correspondent (New York Times/Pulitzer 1964)
1934 Zsolt Durko composer
1935 Jorge Mester México City México, conductor (Louisville Orchestra 1967-79)
1935 Patrick Garland director (Doll House)
1936 John Madden NFL coach (Oakland Raiders)/sports commentator (CBS, FOX)
1936 Michael Naylor insurance broker
1936 Robert "Bobby" Smith US singer (Spinners)
1937 Stan Mellor British racehorse trainer/jockey
1938 Don Meredith Mount Vernon TX, NFL quarterback (Cowboys)/Mon Night Football
1939 Alan Rothenberg US Soccer president (1990- )
1939 Daniel Oliver New York NY, CEO (Federal Trade Commission)
1940 Gloria Hunniford British broadcaster/actress (Old Curiosity Shop)
1941 Paul Theroux American travel book writer (Mosquito Coast)
1944 Danny Woods US musician (CEO of the Board)
1945 Vera Misevich USSR, equestrian dressage (Olympics-gold-1980)
1946 Armand [Herman van Loenhout] singer (Blommenkinders)
1947 Bunny Waller vocalist/percussionist (Bob Marley & Wailers)
1947 Karl Russell rocker
1948 Thomas Spencer Member of European Parliament (Conservative)
1949 Frank de Leeuw Dutch rock guitarist (Bob Color)
1950 Dave Peverett rocker (Foghat)
1950 Eddie Hazel US pop guitarist (Funkadelic-Uncle Jam Wants You)
1951 Mark Roth bowler (4-time PBA Player of Year)
1951 Steven Seagal Detroit MI, actor (Above the Law, Hard to Kill)
1953 David Moorcroft British athlete
1953 Terre Roche rocker (Roches)
1954 Jouko Törmänen Finland, 90 meter ski jumper (Olympics-gold-1980)
1954 Peter MacNicol Dallas TX, actor (John Cage-Ally McBeal, Alan Birch-Chicago Hope, Dragonslayer, Sophie's Choice)
1955 Cary Middlecoff golfer (Masters)
1958 Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds Indianapolis IN, singer/producer/songwriter (Boyz II Men, Bobby Brown)
1959 Brian Setzer Massapequa Park NY, rock guitarist/vocalist (Stray Cats)
1960 Julie Fulton Evanston IL, actress (Lime Steel)
1961 Jeb Adams Hollywood CA, actor (Lieutenant Jeb Pruitt-Baa Baa Black Sheep)
1961 Olivia Brown Frankfurt German Federal Republic, actress (Detective Trudy Joplin-Miami Vice)
1962 Cathy Turner Rochester NY, short track skater (Olympics-gold-1994
1962 Jukka Tammi hockey goaltender (Team Finland Olympics-bronze-1998)
1962 Steve Tasker wide receiver (Buffalo Bills)
1963 Warren DeMartini heavy metal rocker (Dokken-Alone Again, Ratt)
1963 Claire Smith Ottawa Ontario Canada, equestrian 3 day event (Olympics-96)
1963 Kirk Lowdermilk NFL center (Indianapolis Colts)
1963 Marvin Freeman Chicago IL, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)
1963 Mike Devereaux Casper WY, outfielder (Baltimore Orioles)
1964 Alan "Reni" Wren English pop drummer (Stone Roses-Fools Gold)
1964 Felicia Collins Albany NY, guitarist (David Letterman)
1964 Manon Bollegraf den Bosch Netherlands, tennis star (semi 1996 Australian doubles)
1965 Karen Booker WNBA center (Utah Starzz)
1965 Tim "Herb" Alexander US funk metal drummer (Primus-Prok soda)
1966 Neil Smith NFL defensive end (Kansas City Chiefs, Denver Broncos-Superbowl 32)
1967 Donald Dufresne Rimouski, NHL defenseman (Edmonton Oilers)
1967 Kay Whitmore Sudbury, NHL goalie (New York Rangers)
1969 Billy Jacoby Flushing NY, actor (Brad-Silver Spoons, Maggie)
1969 William Jayne actor (Mikey Randall-Parker Lewis Can't Lose)
1969 Dennis Vial Sault Ste-Marie Canada, NHL defenseman (Ottawa Senators)
1969 Wayne Lammle WLAF kicker/punter (Scotland Claymores)
1970 Enrico Ciccone Montréal Québec Canada, NHL defenseman (Chicago Blackhawks)
1970 J J McCleskey NFL safety (New Orleans Saints, Arizona Cardinals)
1970 Sean Gilbert defensive tackle (Washington Redskins)
1970 Wesley Barnett St Joseph MO, Olympic weightlifter (Pan Am-silver-1987)
1971 Karl Williams wide receiver (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
1971 Mihai Bagiu Timisoara Romania, US gymnast (Olympics-96)
1971 Nana Miyagi Seattle WA, tennis star (1995 final Surabaya doubles)
1972 Maurice Harrell NFL tight end (San Diego Chargers)
1972 Richard Wearne Australian rower (Olympics-96)
1972 Sue Merz Greenwich CT, ice hockey defense (USA, Olympics-98)
1974 Sherry Johnson Owatonna MN, Miss Minnesota-America (1996)
1975 Eric Den Besten Bettendorf IA, rower (Olympics-1996)
1975 Floris Prince of Netherlands
1975 Steve Washburn Ottawa, NHL center (Florida Panthers)
1977 Claudia Delpin Miss Chile-Universe (1997)
1978 Jessica Davis Greenbrae CA, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-27th-96)
1984 Zoe Melbourne Australia, 1st frozen-embryo child
1988 Haley Joel Osment Los Angeles CA, actor (Cole Sear-The Sixth Sense, Trevor 'Trev' McKinney-Pay It Forward)


Deaths which occurred on April 10th:
0879 Louis II the stutterer, King of France (877-79), dies
0947 Hugo van Arles count of Arles/king of Italy, dies
1008 Notger bishop of Luik (972-1008), dies
1362 Machteld countess of Holland, dies
1533 Frederik I King of Denmark/Norway (1523-33), dies at 61
1585 Gregory XIII [Ugo Buoncampagni] Italian Pope (1572-85), dies
1640 Agostino Agazzari Italian composer, dies at 61
1640 Charlotte Flandrina van Nassau daughter of Willem I, dies at 60
1712 Yusuf Nabi Turkish poet (Hayriye), dies at about 77
1723 Claude F Tserclaes South Netherlands earl of Tilly, dies at 74
1731 Maximilian Dietrich Freisslich composer, dies at 58
1756 Giacomo Antonio Perti Italian composer, dies at 94
1760 Gerard George Clifford head of East-Indian Company, dies at 75
1784 Simon Fokke book illustrator, dies at 71
1807 Anna Amalia van Brumswijk-Wolfenbüttel duchess of Saxon-Weimar, dies
1810 Konrad Back composer, dies at 60
1825 Paul-Louis Courier (Méré), French writer/interpreter, dies at 53
1848 Godert AGP baron van Capellen Governor-General of Dutch-Indies, dies at 69
1862 William Harvey Lamb Wallace US lawyer/Brigadier-General, dies at 40
1863 Giovanni B Amia Italian astronomer/physicist/botanist, dies at 77
1885 John H Scholten theologist (Free Want), dies at 73
1909 Algernon Charles Swinburne English poet, dies at 72
1911 Mikolajus Konstantinas Ciurlionis composer, dies at 35
1919 Emiliano Zapata Mexican leader, murdered at 39
1920 Moritz B Cantor German mathematician, dies at 90
1920 Tryggve Andersen Norwegian writer (Mod Kvaeld), dies at 53
1927 Ivo Bligh cricketer (8th Earl of Darnley, 4 Tests 1882-83), dies
1929 Edmond Thieffry Belgium, WWI pilot, dies at 36
1932 André Baillon Belgian/French author (& sabots), dies at 56
1937 Algernon Ashton composer, dies at 77
1938 Nana Annor Adjaye Pan-Africanist, dies in West Nzima Ghana
1939 Alfredo Panzini Italian author (Il Bacio de Lesba), dies at 75
1945 Hendrik N Werkman resistance/painter (Blue Boat), executed at 63
1954 Auguste Lumière French photograph/movie pioneer, dies at 81
1954 Ludwig Curtius German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst), dies at 79
1955 Oskar Frederik Lindberg composer, dies at 68
1956 Clarence Beaumont 1st batter in 1st World Series, dies at 75
1956 Bozidar Sirola composer, dies at 66
1956 Jozef Szulc composer, dies at 81
1958 Chuck Willis rocker, dies at 30
1960 Arthur Benjamin Australian composer/pianist (Devil Take Her), dies at 66
1961 Irene Warfield silent screen actress (Satan Sanderson), dies at 65
1962 Stuart Sutcliffe original Beatles bassist, dies of brain hemorrhage at 21
1965 Linda Darnell dies from burns received in a fire at 41
1966 Christian J Modeste Dutch king of gypsies, dies at 71
1966 Evelyn Waugh British writer (Black Mischief), dies at 62
1970 Charles Paton dies at 96
1974 Patricia Collinge dies at 81
1974 Roger Bastide French sociologist, dies at 76
1975 Marjorie Main actress (Ma & Pa Kettle), dies at 85
1975 Sophia JW "Sophie" Hermse actress (But a Dream), dies at 86
1975 Walker Evans US photographer (Fortune Magazine), dies at 71
1979 Henriëtte P "Hetty" Beck actress (Dodendans), dies at 91
1979 Nino Rota Italian composer (Torquemada), dies at 67
1980 Kay Medford actress (Dean Martin Show, To Rome With Love), dies at 65
1983 Issam Sartawi PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered
1983 Ulf S von Euler-Chelpin Swedish physiologist, dies at 78
1984 Nate Nelson R&B-singer (Flamingos-I'll Be Home), dies on 52 birthday
1984 Ray Middleton dies at 75
1986 Joseph P Addabbo US defence specialist/(Senator-D), dies at 61
1988 Cliff Gladwin cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49), dies
1989 Joan Barry dies at 85
1991 Natalie Schafer actress (Gilligan's Island), dies at 90 from cancer
1991 Kevin Peter Hall actor (Harry & Hendersons), dies of AIDS at 35
1992 Sam Kinison loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38
1993 Chris Hani Secretary-General South Africian Communist Party, assassinated at 50
1994 James L Lyons jazz promoter, dies at 77
1994 Victor Afanasiev Russia, editor-in-chief of Pravda (1976-89), dies at 71
1995 Chen Yun Vice-Premier of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies
1995 Glyn Jones writer, dies at 90
1995 Gunter Guillaume German politican, dies
1995 Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards singer/actor (Colorado Ranger), dies at 44
1995 Morarji Desai PM of India (1977-79), dies
1996 Jessica Dubroff attempting to be youngest pilot, dies in crash at 7

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