On This Day Trivia Quiz – 10 April

Test your knowledge, and/or learn some interesting facts about events that have happened on 10 April.

1. Who recited his poem Kubla Khan to fellow poet Lord Byron on 10 April 1816, who persuaded him to have it published?

2. On 10 April 1858, a 13.76 tonne bell, was recast in the Tower of Westminster.  By what nickname is it known?

3. Born on 10 April 1897, which author created the character Lassie in a short story published in the Saturday Evening Post (1938)?  He then expanded it into the novel Lassie Come Home (1940).

4. Which ocean liner set sail from Southampton for her maiden (and final) voyage on 10 April 1912?

5. Born on 10 April 1915, which actor played the role of Col. Potter in the television series M*A*S*H (1972)?

6. In which sport was the first professional tournament held on 10 April 1916?

7. Which novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published on 10 April 1925?

8. Born Michel Dimitri Chalhoub on 10 April 1932, which Egyptian actor is famous for his roles in the movies Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and Dr. Zhivago (1965)?

9. Which movie starring Vincent Price, premiered in New York City on 10 April 1953?  It was first full-length 3-D color movie produced by a major studio (Warner Bros.).

10. Which magician duo met for the first time on 10 April 1974?


Note: This trivia quiz is a work in progress.  Whenever we find clues that are applicable to this date, we will add them.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.