Posted on: April 10, 2019

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

DID YOU KNOW FACTS ABOUT TODAY?

Today is April 10th 2019. However, it goes beyond 2019. A lot of events took place on this date several years ago. Let me take you down the historic lane.

Did you know on this date?

In 1790 the U.S. patent system was formed.

In 1849 the Safety pin was patented by Walter Hunt, in New York.

In 1866 the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) was chartered.

In 1912 Titanic set sail on its fateful voyage.

In 1947 Branch Rickey of the Brooklyn Dodgers announced that Jackie Robinson had signed with the team.

In 1963 the Atomic-powered submarine Thresher sank off Cape Cod, Mass.

In 1970 Paul McCartney announced the official split of the Beatles.

In 1974 Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir announced her resignation.

In 1998 the Northern Ireland “Good Friday Accord” was reached.

In 2003 the U.S. House passed the “Amber Alert” bill. It provided a system for alerting the public about missing or abducted children.

What are your thoughts about today’s date?

What events do you predict will happen on this date in the future?

Source: https://www.factmonster.com/dayinhistory/april-10