10th April

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1998 The Troubles - historic end to peace talks The Northern Ireland peace talks have ended with an historic agreement called the Good Friday Agreement.
1992 John Major wins election John Major leads the Conservatives to an unexpected fourth successive general election victory
1981 Bobby Sands elected as MP Imprisoned IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands is elected to Westminster as the MP for Fermanagh and South Tyrone.
1974 Golda Meir announces her resignation Golda Meir announces her resignation as prime minister of Israel.
1972 Earthquake kills 4000 At least 4,000 people die in a massive earthquake in southern Iran which flattens entire towns and villages.
1968 Ferry capsizes killing 51 Fifty-one people die when a ferry capsizes in Wellington harbour, New Zealand, during one of the worst storms ever to hit the country.
1947 Max Planck dies Max Planck dies at the age of 89.
1912 Titanic's maiden voyage The British liner Titanic sets sail on its maiden voyage.
1870 Vladimir Lenin is born Vladimir Lenin is born as Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov in Simbirsk, Russia
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