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On April the 10th
Brazilian football player, Roberto Carlos da Silva, was born Sao Paulo.
Music band, The Beatles, broke up, after the official announcement by Paul McCartney.
American actor and martial artist, Steven Seagal, was born in Lansing, Michigan.
The independent state of Croatia was formed by Axis powers, in occupied Yugoslavia.
Egyptian actor, Omar Sharif, was born in Alexandria, Egypt. He became famous for his starring role in the 1965 film Dr. Zhivago.
Mexican revolutionary, Emiliano Zapata, was killed after being ambushed by government forces in Morelos.
The RMS Titanic began its voyage from the dock of Southampton, England. It was destined to sink four days later in one of the most known and dramatic shipwrecks in history.
Communist revolutionary, Vladimir Lenin, was born under the name of Vladimir Ulyanov. He was the leader of the Bolshevik party and the first Premier of the Soviet Union.
Orthodox patriarch Gregory the fifth is hanged at the gates of the Ecumenical patriarchy in Constantinople as reprisal for the Greek revolution.
The island of Psara joined the revolution against the Ottoman occupation of Greece.
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