10th April

The events happened on 10th April are :

1938 : Anschluss approved in Austria : In a controlled plebiscite in Austria this day in 1938, soon after Adolf Hitler's invasion of the country, 99.7 percent of Austrians approved the Anschluss (German: “Union”)—the political unification of Austria and Germany.

2003 : Haiti officially recognized Vodou as a religion.

2001 : The Netherlands passed a bill permitting euthanasia, the first such national law in the world.

1988 : After taking a decade to build, the Seto Great Bridge, spanning the Inland Sea in Japan, was opened to traffic.

1973 : Pakistan adopted its third constitution, shifting the role of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto from president to prime minister.

1972 : The development, production, and stockpiling of biological weapons were outlawed by the Biological Weapons Convention, signed by more than 150 countries.

1925 : The first government led by French premier Édouard Herriot, a Radical Party leader who had been put into office by the left-wing coalition Cartel des Gauches, fell.

1583 : Hugo Grotius, the Dutch jurist and scholar whose legal masterpiece, De Jure Belli ac Pacis (1625; On the Law of War and Peace), was one of the first great contributions to modern international law, was born.

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