The Only Things That Happened On This day in History

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1866 The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was incorporated.

1906 “The Gift of the Magi” was published

1925 “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald was published.

1947 Brooklyn Dodgers president Branch Rickey announced he had purchased the contract of Jackie Robinson from the Montreal Royals.

1970: McCartney announced Beatles breakup

1971 U.S. table tennis team visited communist China

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~ by thehalobender on April 10, 2009.

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