On this day April 10-16, 2022 (week 15) infographic
Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries on each day for the week.


On this day April 10-16, 2022 (week 15)

April 10, 2022 - April 16, 2022 - Graphics show birthdays and anniversaries for each day of the week. This week features the Grand National, Apple Computers, Candy Crush Saga video game, the youngest player to win the U.S. masters tournament, the first modern atlas of the world, the Titanic liner’s maiden voyage, and the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union

April 10, 2021: Irish jockey Rachael Blackmore became the first woman to win the Grand National steeplechase, one of the world’s oldest and most famous horse races

April 11, 1976: The original Apple computer (later known as the Apple I), created by Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs, was released at an introductory price of $666.66

April 12, 2012: Candy Crush Saga, a mobile puzzle video game variant of the browser game Candy Crush, was released. By 2017 it had received over 2.7 billion downloads

April 13, 1997: Tiger Woods, aged 21, made golfing history by becoming the youngest player and the first African-American to win the U.S. Masters at Augusta, Georgia

April 14, 1527: Abraham Ortelius, Flemish cartographer who created the first modern atlas, the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, was born. His atlas, with 53 maps, was issued in 1570

April 15, 1912: The White Star liner Titanic sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg. The ship carried too few lifeboats and more than 1,500 people lost their lives

April 16,1947: The phrase “Cold War” was coined to describe the rapidly deteriorating relationship between former WWII allies, the United States and the Soviet Union

PUBLISHED: 04/04/2022; DESIGN: Phil Bainbridge; PICTURE RESEARCH: Julie Mullins; EVENT SELECTION: Fiona Roberts and Susan Shepherd; PROOFING: Julie Mullins; TECHNICAL CONSTRUCTION: Fiona Roberts;; STORY: Julie Mullins; PICTURES: Newscom, Getty, Associated Press